The George Washington University Law School
Congratulations & Welcome to the GW Law Community!
GW Law is truly a community. We are committed not only to providing academic excellence but also to fostering student well-being and preparing you to undertake the career that is right for you. You may explore a wide variety of legal fields in depth through more than 275 elective courses, find opportunities for mentorship, participate in clinical opportunities helping actual clients in the diverse DC area, and take advantage of our DC location to gain year-round externship experience. Nowhere else will you find the combination of support, rigor, and professional access offered at GW. Simply put, there’s no better place to engage in the life of the law.
To reserve a seat in our entering class, you must submit seat deposits, the total of which will be credited to your fall tuition upon matriculation.
The Financial Aid Office will assist you in financing your law school education. We help you establish a budget, learn about the types of aid available, navigate the application process, and more.
From campus tours to popular restaurants, we have all the answers to your questions about starting your journey at GW Law!
We are delighted to announce our 2024 Preview Friday in-person events, where admitted students will get to tour our beautiful campus, mingle with current and fellow admitted students, attend a mock law class, learn about our unparalleled experiential learning opportunities, and more!
In addition to our in-person Preview Fridays, we invite admitted students to tune into our live, Virtual Preview Series sessions on a range of topics, including clinics, housing, community, and more.
Connect with your future classmates by joining the GW Law Fall 2024 entering class Facebook group. Here, you can connect with other students, plan social events, network, ask questions, share tips, find roommates, and more!
GW Law offers one of the most extensive course catalogs among American law schools. Our areas of study offer students a wide choice of academic specialties with courses taught by faculty who are leaders in their fields. GW Law creates a vibrant community through our rigorous academic programs, including, but not limited to, business, constitutional, criminal, environmental, government procurement, intellectual property, international and comparative, national security and U.S. foreign relations, and tax law.
GW Law offers a range of degrees designed to equip students with the legal knowledge they need to make a difference in the world. We encourage you to explore our degree programs and consider the quality of education provided at the George Washington University Law School.
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GW Law proudly unveils its Center for Law and Technology, focusing on Intellectual Property and Privacy and Technology Law.
Morgan Gray, Class of 2024, advocates for Tribal Nations, strives to establish a NALSA chapter and promotes Indigenous awareness in DC.
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