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Georgetown University
New Jersey Ave., N.W.

Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-662-9439
E-mail Admissions

Basic Information
Class Profiles
Electives and Specialties
Tuition and Fees
Admissions and Applications

BASIC INFORMATION
Accreditation: ABA, AALS
Degrees Granted: J. D., LL.M., S.J.D.

A private institution, Georgetown University was established in 1870 in an urban area of Washington, D.C. The 1-acre campus includes a fitness, child care and student health facilities.

Its library contains more than 1 million hard-copy volumes, 2.3 million microform volume equivalents and subscribes to 11,755 serial publications.

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CLASS PROFILE

2001-2002 Enrollment
Men
983
48%
Women
1,047
52%
Minorities
528
26%
Out of State
2,029
100%

Diversity
African American
11%
Asian American
10%
Hispanic
5%
Mixed race/ethnicity
not available

LSAT Scores
Percentile
not available
Median Score
154

Placement
Average Starting Salary
$43,00 to $125,000
Placement by Graduation
94% of class
Placement within 9 months
98% of class

Areas of Placement
Private practice 2-10 attorneys
2%
Private practice 11-25 attorneys
2%
Private practice 26-50 attorneys
3%
Private practice 51-100 attorneys
4%
Private practice 100+ attorneys
56%
Government
12%
Business/industry
5%
Unknown
n/a
Judicial clerkships
11%
Public interest
4%
Academic
1%

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ELECTIVES AND SPECIALTIES

Special concentrations offered include: corporate, criminal, entertainment, environmental, international, labor, juvenile, family, media, securities, sports, constitutional, torts and insurance, public interest, jurisprudence, intellectual property, property and real estate, public interest and immigration law.

In addition to the media law specialization, students edit the Georgetown Law Journal, American Criminal Law Review, Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, and the newspaper Law Weekly.

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TUITION AND FEES

*all numbers are estimated annually
Tuition
On-campus room and board
Books and Supplies
EST. TOTAL
RESIDENT
$28,040
$15,770
$690
$44,500
NONRESIDENT

$28,040

$15,770
$690
$44,500

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ADMISSIONS AND APPLICATIONS
Fall: Feb. 1
Spring: not applicable
Fee: $65

Candidates must take the LSAT and have a bachelor's degree. The school does not require any specific undergraduate courses and candidates are not interviewed.

Admission decision notifications are received within six to 14 weeks. The February LSAT is the latest score accepted.

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