University of Georgia School of Law

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University of Georgia School of Law

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Student facts

Talented and diverse:

  • The J.D. Class of 2022 boasts a median LSAT of 165; represents 24 states and 71 undergraduate institutions; 
  • The LL.M. Class of 2022 includes 16 foreign-trained lawyers from 12 countries.

International students

The University of Georgia has 2,400 international students. The department of International Student Life (ISL) at UGA enhances the student‐learning environment through programs and services that internationalize the campus experience.

Study location

The School of Law is located on the University of Georgia’s historic north campus in Athens, a progressive community boasting small-town charm while offering world-class music and culture, extensive access to parks and natural resources, and a low cost of living. Athens lies just 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, Georgia’s state capital and an international trade hub.   



On-campus apartments are available.

Club & Society

  • UGA: More than 800 registered student organizations
  • UGA School of Law: 39 law student organizations

Leisure activities

The university’s award-winning Performing Arts Center boasts two of the country’s best concert halls. Located beside it is the Georgia Museum of Art, which offers an outstanding permanent collection and extensive cultural programming. The 21 varsity athletic teams competing as the Georgia Bulldogs are among the most successful in NCAA Division I, with 45 national championships. For recreation, students enjoy visiting the campus's eight-acre Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, which has 3 gyms, 3 pools (one Olympic-sized, 17-foot diving well, and a lap pool), a 1/8-mile indoor suspended rubberized track, a 44-foot high climbing wall, 14-foot outdoor bouldering wall, 10 racquetball courts, 2 squash courts, bicycle repair stands, 8 full-length basketball courts, and 19,000 square feet of weight-training space.  Georgia’s extensive state park system offers further opportunities for recreation.

Support for parents/disabled people

At the Law School, we embrace the University of Georgia's commitment 'to be a diverse campus that is enriched and informed by the personal, cultural, and intellectual differences of its students, faculty, staff, and visitors.' 

The Disability Resource Center strives to promote a welcoming academic, physical, and social environment for students with disabilities at UGA.

The Child Development Lab at McPhaul provides developmentally appropriate programs on a full-day basis for children ages 8 weeks to 5 years of both University and community families.

Parents of school-age children can register their children to attend free public schools or apply to a variety of private schools in the area.

Alumni community

  • The UGA alumni:  more than 335,000
  • School of Law alumni: approximately 11,500
  • The UGA LL.M. alumni association is based in Germany

Ratio female/male students

48 % (f) : 52 % (m)

(2020/2021 University of Georgia School of Law)

Average age