Law School Spotlight: The University Of Georgia School Of Law


    The PowerScore Law School Spotlight gives you a snapshot of a different law school each week. For more information about each profiled institution, be sure to check out the school’s website.

    The University of Georgia School of Law (commonly known as Georgia Law or UGA Law) is today’s Law School Spotlight. From LSAC’s Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools:

    The University of Georgia School of Law (Georgia Law), founded in 1859, is on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. The university provides an excellent setting for the study of law with superb libraries and outstanding academic, cultural, recreational, and social opportunities. Athens, a town of 100,000, is the commercial and legal center for northeast Georgia and is approximately one hour from downtown Atlanta. Athens also features a cultural richness ranging from local restaurants and quirky shops to the latest in the alternative music scene.

    Type of school: Public

    Setting: Suburban, small city

    Size: 703 (2011)

    Incoming class size: 248 (2011)

    Student-to-faculty ratio: 12.2 to 1

    Acceptance percentage: 22.2% (956 of 4,297 admitted)

    Tuition and fees: $15,814 (Georgia residents); $33,620 (non-residents)

    Cost of living (single student): $12,710 (on-campus), $16,018 (off-campus)

    Address: Harold Hirsch Hall, 225 Herty Drive, Athens, GA 30602-6012
    Phone: 706.542.7060
    Twitter accounts: None
    Facebook: None
    Blog: None

    All information (except for social networking and blog information) was gathered from the school’s profile on the Law School Admission Council’s Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools and the school’s website. Please consult the school’s website and Office of Admissions with questions regarding this information. 

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