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


of incoming students receive scholarships


Diversity Enrollment


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


In the nation for federal clerkships


2020-21 Moot Court Ranking



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.

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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


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.


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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employed in full-time, long term jobs


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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See what the University of Georgia School of Law has to offer by contacting the Office of Admissions at (706)-542-7060 or visit

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

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Contact Admissions

Juris Doctorate (J.D.)

Phone: 7065427060


Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Phone: 7065427875


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

Phone: 7065427060