Law School Spotlight: Emory University 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. 

    Emory University School of Law (also known as Emory Law) is today's Law School Spotlight. From LSAC's Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools:

    Emory's location in Atlanta, a national business and legal center, gives law students the opportunity to take advanced classes from, and work with, some of the leading judges and lawyers in the United States. Atlanta also is one of America's most beautiful and culturally diverse cities.

    The law school also benefits from being located on the campus of Emory University, which was founded in 1836. Emory University School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association, is a member of the Association of American Law Schools, and has a chapter of the Order of the Coif.

    Type of school: Private

    Setting: Suburban, very large city

    Size: 810 (2011)

    Incoming class size: 246 (2011)

    Student-to-faculty ratio: 10.6 to 1

    Acceptance percentage: 32.5% (1,287 of 3,951 admitted)

    Tuition and fees:

    Cost of living (single student): $26,282 (single student living off-campus)

    Address: Gambrell Hall, 1301 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322-2770
    Phone: 404.727.6802
    Twitter account: @EmoryLaw
    Facebook: Emory University School of Law

    All information (except for social networking and blog information) was gathered from the school's profile on the Law School Admission Council's For more information, and to see the school's profile, click here. Please consult the school's website and Office of Admissions with questions regarding this information. 

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