Deadlines and Key Dates

2021-2022 JD Admissions Timeline

September 1, 2021
First day JD applications accepted for Fall 2022.

November 15, 2021
Transfer/visiting student deadline for Spring 2022.

February 1, 2022
Early Decision application deadline.

February 1, 2022
Presidential Merit Scholarship application deadline.

March 1, 2022
Early action transfer application deadline for Fall 2022.

March 1, 2022
First-year JD regular decision application deadline.

May 10, 2022
Visiting student application deadline for Summer 2022.

June 15, 2022
Transfer/visiting student application deadline for Fall 2022.

June 15, 2022
GW Junior Early Action (Colonial Law) application deadline for Fall 2023.  


Applications for the Fall and Spring semesters are accepted on a rolling basis. For priority review, especially for scholarship consideration, applications for Fall admission should be received by March 15, but will continue to be accepted on a space-available basis until June 1. For Spring admission, the priority deadline is November 1.

Financial Aid

Financial aid deadlines are listed by degree.