Prepare. Connect. Lead.

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“We strive to be the nation’s best return on investment in legal education – providing a world-class, hands-on, purpose-driven educational experience with a pioneering commitment to affordability and accessibility.”

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

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At a Glance

73%

of Incoming Students Receive Scholarships

28%

Diversity Enrollment

#1

Bar Passage Required & J.D. Advantage Jobs Rate

38

Judicial Clerkships (Class of ’21)

#7

2021-22 Moot Court Ranking
(University of Houston/Hunton Andrews
Kurth Moot Court National Championship

Prepare.

Academics

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

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Experiential Learning

With 17 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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“I most enjoy the sense of collaboration and genuine enthusiasm for learning that flows throughout the community. I am constantly impressed by my colleagues’ research and clinical contributions to different corners of the law, and am energized by the level of student and faculty engagement both inside the classroom and beyond.”

– Lindsey Simon, Associate Professor of Law

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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 graduates explore and discover their career options and goals, prepare for interviews, perfect resumes, locate professional opportunities, and obtain jobs.

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97.03%

Employed in Full-Time, Long Term Jobs

97.7%

Ultimate Bar Passage Rate

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“With a high caliber faculty with impressive Ivy League or Big Law backgrounds, a high bar passage rate, and one of the nation’s best values in legal
education, no other schools I looked into offered a similar balance.”

– Savannah Grant, current student

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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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“Two things led to my decision to attend: 1) Community and 2) Return on Investment. UGA Law has given me the financial flexibility I needed to be able to determine what work drives me and to pursue opportunities like judicial clerkships.”

– Kirstiana Perryman, J.J. ‘22

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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 Doctor (J.D.)

Phone: 7065427060

E-mail: ugajd@uga.edu

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Phone: 7065427875

E-mail: llm@uga.edu

Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L.)

Phone: 7065427060

E-mail: msl@uga.edu