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.

Deposit Instructions

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.

Financial Planning

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.

Admitted Students FAQ

From campus tours to popular restaurants, we have all the answers to your questions about starting your journey at GW Law!

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Connect with Admitted Students

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!

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Explore Our Areas of Study

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.

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Choose Your Degree

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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Upcoming Events & Receptions

Several events will be held throughout the year. Please check back for new events.



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