George Washington University

Washington, DC

Law School

A private institution founded in 1821, George Washington University resides on 43 urban acres in Washington, D.C.  The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in the nation’s capital, and offers students joint degree programs, experiential learning opportunities, and work experience throughout the nation's capital.  Notable alumni include J. William Fulbright, a former senator and creator of the Fulbright Program.

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Quick Facts

2000 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20052
Year founded: 1865
Public/private:  Private
Law school designation:  National
Tier of law school: 1


Application deadline: March 1
Full-time program application fee: $80
Part-time program application fee: $80

Tuition & Fees

full-time: $52,033 per year
part-time: $38,430 per year

Room and board: $19,170

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School Details

Full- and part-time faculty:  274
Student-faculty ratio:  15.4:1
Total faculty:  302
Enrollment (full-time):  1376
Gender distribution (full-time): 
Enrollment (part-time):   270
J.D. candidates graduating in 2013-2014: 579
Employed at graduation: 79.1%
Median private sector starting salary:  $160,000
Median public service starting salary:  $57,000
Total volumes and volume equivalents: 723922

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