Prepare. Connect. Lead.

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“As an institution of legal education striving to be the nation’s best return on investment, our mission is to provide first-rate legal training, invaluable hands-on experiences and authentic relationships that allow our students to succeed as leaders in their professions and their communities.”

Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge
Dean & Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law

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At a Glance

80%

of incoming students receive scholarships

23%

Diversity Enrollment

#1

Named Best Value Law School (National Jurist, 2020, 2019 & 2018)

8th

In the nation for federal clerkships

#2

2020-21 Moot Court Ranking

Prepare.

Academics

The University of Georgia School of Law is routinely recognized as one of the nation’s finest law schools.

Engaged Community

Interaction with distinguished faculty and talented peers in an outstanding educational environment ensures that the legal education received at the School of Law is second to none.

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Expert Faculty

While some law schools choose to emphasize either faculty scholarship or student instruction, our faculty seeks to balance the two, firmly believing that scholarly expertise enhances the academic experience.

Meet Our Faculty

Experiential Learning

With 18 unique clinical and experiential learning programs in a wide range of practice areas, our students hone essential legal abilities through hands-on service learning.

Experiential Learning Programs

Connect.

Student Experience

The community at the University of Georgia School of law is one of authentic support – fostering connections between students, alumni/alumnae, faculty, staff and professionals.

Lead.

Career Development

Our graduates have an outstanding record of success in the job market. From the moment you enter the School of Law, you will take positive steps towards securing a rewarding legal career.

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“The faculty and administration do a great job of teaching students that in addition to a strong academic performance, our relationships with our peers are essential for professional success. ”

Addison Smith, J.D. ’20
Judicial Law Clerk – U.S. District Court For The Middle District of Georgia

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Unmatched Investment in Your Future

The University of Georgia School of Law provides comprehensive support services and resources to help current students and alumni explore and discover their career options and goals, prepare for interviews, perfect resumes, locate professional opportunities, and obtain jobs.

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91.8%

employed in full-time, long term jobs

95.5%

ultimate bar passage rate

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“Working to help our law students realize their dreams is the most rewarding part of my job. After 16 years in career development, it remains a huge thrill seeing a student walk up with a smile to tell me they got the position.”

Tony Waller (UGA, JD ’93)
Assistant Dean for Career Development

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Life in Athens, GA: The Classic City

The Classic City combines southern charm, great weather and SEC sports with a progressive atmosphere and a rich art, music and intellectual culture.

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Learn More

See what the University of Georgia School of Law has to offer by contacting the Office of Admissions at (706)-542-7060 or visit http://law.uga.edu/schedule-visit.

For further information about housing, dining, and things to do in Athens, please click here.

Take a Virtual Tour

Participate in an online tour at https://georgialaw.university-tour.com/. Our interactive map includes photos, videos and 360° views.

Contact Admissions

Juris Doctorate (J.D.)

Phone: 7065427060

E-mail: ugajd@uga.edu

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Phone: 7065427875

E-mail: llm@uga.edu

Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.)

Phone: 7065427060

E-mail: msl@uga.edu