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Georgetown University Law Center

Law Center
600 New Jersey Avenue NW Washington, DC 20001-2075
Admissions Phone: (202) 662-9015
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Admissions Information

Fall 2010 Admissions Information
Director of admissions Andy Cornblatt
Application deadline 02/01
Full-time program application fee $80
Part-time program application fee $80
Besides the fall semester, can enter in N/A
Fall 2008 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 10,688
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 2,554
Overall acceptance rate 23.9%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 585
Number of full-time program applicants 9,815
Number of full-time program acceptances 2,366
Full-time acceptance rate 24.1%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 458
Number of part-time program applicants 873
Number of part-time program acceptances 188
Part-time acceptance rate 21.5%
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 127
Fall 2008 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.43-3.79
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 166-170
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.42-3.81
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 167-172
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 3.44-3.77
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students 162-167

Career Information

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2007 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 93.8%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 76.7%
Class of 2007 Graduates
Total graduates 650
Graduates employed at graduation 94.7%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 97.4%
Starting Salaries of 2007 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $145,000
Median private sector starting salary $160,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $160,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 66%
Median public service starting salary $50,500
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2007)
Percent employed in academia 0.2%
Percent employed in business and industry 4.6%
Percent employed in government 7.3%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 9.4%
Percent employed in law firms 70.1%
Percent employed in public interest 4.5%
Percent employed in an unknown field 3.8%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 5.8%
2007 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 34%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 1%
Number of states where graduates are employed 35
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 3.2%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 26.5%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 3.7%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.8%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 42.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.6%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 2.4%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 9.9%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 1.4%
Employment location unknown 8.3%
Career Services
Career services operations: Georgetown University Law Center has one of the largest and most comprehensive career services operations in the country. Together, the Office of Career Services (OCS) and the Office of Public Interest and Community Service (OPICS) provide a range of counseling and programming resources that link students and alumni/ae with employers in the private sector, government, and public interest.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 92.2%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 1.1%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 2.2%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) 0.2%


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