Deadlines and Key Dates

2022-2023 JD Admissions Timeline

September 1, 2022
First day JD applications accepted for Fall 2023.

November 15, 2022
Transfer/visiting student deadline for Spring 2023.

February 1, 2023
Early Decision application deadline.

February 1, 2023
Presidential Merit Scholarship application deadline.

March 1, 2023
Early action transfer application deadline for Fall 2023.

March 1, 2023
First-year JD regular decision application deadline.

May 10, 2023
Visiting student application deadline for Summer 2023.

May 15, 2023
Fall 2023 Priority Application Deadline for Transfer Students

June 15, 2023
Transfer/visiting student application deadline for Fall 2023.

June 15, 2023
GW Junior Early Action (Colonial Law) application deadline for Fall 2024.


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.