Admissions

At GW Law, our students learn both inside and outside the classroom. With a campus in the heart of nation's capital, GW Law places students at the center of the most dynamic legal and policy activity in the country.

Our students combine theoretical learning with hands-on experience through clinics, skills competitions, and field placement positions with the leading policy-making and legal institutions that surround GW Law. This combination of location and expertise helps our students gain a competitive advantage both in their law school and professional careers.

Degree Programs



JD Admissions

JD Admissions

Review admission requirements and deadlines, and check the status of your application.

LLM Admissions

LLM Admissions

Learn about GW Law's 12 LLM degree programs.

MSL Admissions

MSL Admissions

GW Law’s MSL helps meet the growing demand for non-lawyers to be familiar with the many ways that law influences industry.

SJD Admissions

SJD Admissions

The law school admits a limited number of candidates for the Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) Degree.

Joint Degrees

Joint Degrees

Find out about our many joint-degree programs between the law school and other GW schools or institutes.



Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Information

Learn more about the types of financial aid available.

Cost of Attendance

Cost of Attendance

See the total cost of attendance for the nine-month academic year.

Deadlines and Key Dates

Deadlines and Key Dates

Learn about upcoming deadlines for admissions and financial aid.