The Admissions Process

Thank you for your interest in applying to The George Washington University Law School! Located four blocks from the White House, three blocks from the U.S. State Department and across the street from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, we are truly in the heart of Washington, DC. Working with our dynamic faculty and engaged alumni, we strive to create personal pathways to help our students achieve their goals. To learn more about GW Law, view the 2015–16 JD Admissions Brochure. Feel free to stop by and say hello, take a tour or sit in on a class. We look forward to meeting you and reviewing your application.

Sophia Sim,
Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

2015–2016 Admissions Timeline

September 15, 2015
First day JD applications accepted for Fall 2016.

November 15, 2015
Transfer/visiting student deadline for Spring 2016.

January 15, 2016
Deadline to submit Early Decision or Colonial Law application.

March 1, 2016
Early action transfer deadline for Fall 2016.

March 1, 2016
First-year JD regular decision and Presidential Merit Scholarship application deadline.

May 10, 2016
Visiting student deadline for Summer 2016.

June 15, 2016
Transfer/visiting student deadline for Fall 2016.


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