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The George Washington University Law School

Overview

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
45%
Number students applying:
5,952
Number students accepted:
2,690
First-year attrition rate:
6%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
167
Median:
165
25th percentile:
159

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.80
Median:
3.71
25th percentile:
3.42

Financial Profile

$112,000,000
Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $52,033 $38,430
Non-resident $52,033 $38,430
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $26,007
Off Campus $26,007                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
1,646
Number students enrolled full-time:
1,376
Number students enrolled part-time:
270
Number of first-year students:
567

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
34%
% Women students:
50%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
11%
% Minority students:
25%
% International students:
5%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
8
Names of law journals:
The George Washington Law Review, The George Washington International Law Review, The American Intellectual Propert Law Association Quarterly Journal, Federal Circuit Bar Journal, Federal Communications Law Journal, International Law in Domestic Courts, The Public Contract Law Journal, The Journal of Energy and Environmental Law
% of students involved in law journals:
53%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
10
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Domestic Violence Project, Family Justice Litigation Clinic; Federal, Criminal and Appellate Clinic; Health Rights Law Clinic, Immigration Clinic, International Human Rights Clinic, Neighborhood Law and Policy Clinic, Public Justice Advocacy Clinic, Small Business and Community Economic Development Clinic, Vaccine Injury Clinic
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
14%
% of students in field placements:
52%
% of students in simulation courses:
71%

Curriculum Strengths

International Law,
Environmental Law,
Government Contracts,
Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property,
Corporate/Business Law

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 79% 461
National Employment Rate 2013 78% 469
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer DC 48% 259
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 13% 73
State 3rd Largest Employer VA 10% 52
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer DC 47% 263
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 11.4% 64
State 3rd Largest Employer VA 8.2% 46

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
0.4%
Law Firm 2-10
8%
Law Firm 11-25
4.4%
Law Firm 26-50
3.6%
Law Firm 51-100
2%
Law Firm 101-250
3.2%
Law Firm 251-500
5.9%
Law Firm 501+
20.9%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0.2%
Business & Industry
9.6%
Government
21.6%
Public Interest / Service
7.1%
Clerkships Federal
5.1%
Clerkships State / Local
4.1%
Education / Academia
0.5%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 94% 85%
State 2 VA 86% 77%
State 3 MD 94% 81%
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 91% 82%
State 2 VA 90% 78%
State 3 MD 90% 78%
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 94% 85%
State 2 VA 94% 80%
State 3 MD 93% 81%

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
George Washington University
Feeder School 2:
University of Maryland
Feeder School 3:
University of Florida

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
202.293.1921
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
Region:
Midsouth
Main Phone:
202-994-6261
Admissions Phone:
202-994-7230
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Blake
Morant
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Virginia
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Virginia
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Sophia
Sim
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Columbia University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Georgetown University Law Center
Graduate Degree:
School:

Reputation Profile

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