Georgetown University Law Center (GULC), sometimes Georgetown Law, is Georgetown University's law school. Princeton Review ranks it in the top ten for "Best Career Prospects" and "Best Overall Academic Experience." Law School 100, a ranking scheme that purports to use qualitative criteria instead of quantitative, ranks the law school seventh overall, tied with Cornell, University of Virginia and others. The school is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Its current dean is T. Alexander Aleinikoff. According to the 2008 edition of U.S. News and World Report, GULC is the #14 ranked law school in the nation overall, and is #1 in clinical programs, #3 in international law (tied with Harvard), and #3 in tax law. The law school often emphasizes that its location in close proximity to federal government agencies, courts, and the Supreme Court offer a significant advantage in the study of law.
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Georgetown Law is considered a Moderately Competitive law school, which accepts only 25% of its applicants. Comparatively, Gulc is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Early Decision 1 : 09/15
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 03/01
Application Fee : $85
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Georgetown Law is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Gulc is Above Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Georgetown University 1L section size is 53% larger than law schools in Washington DC and 60% larger than all PRIVATE law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Georgetown University class of 2016 had an employment rate of 94% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2016, 80.0%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.