Juris Doctor Admission
Emory University School of Law offers a practical, disciplined approach to the study of law that engages students in the varied and integral roles the law plays in our community, society, and world. Our student-centered focus, innovative programs, and commitment to scholarship prepare graduates to make an immediate and lasting impact.
Why Emory Law?
Emory Law has it all:
♦ Faculty who are experts in their respective areas of law and dynamic teachers in the classroom.
♦ Countless opportunities for hands-on, experiential learning.
♦ Signature programs that build knowledge and skills through a curriculum that both teaches the process and practices the method.
♦ An environment of support and cooperation that encourages challenging the status quo.
Our faculty, staff, and alumni care about students’ success, and our close, family-like community is ranked among the most diverse schools in the nation, bringing a wonderful collection of perspectives to the classroom.
Class of 2016 Profile
- Applicants: 3,944
- Enrolled: 253
- Gender: Male 52%, Female 48%
- Median LSAT: 165
- Median GPA: 3.75
- 25th-75th percentile LSAT: 157-166
- 25th-75th percentile GPA: 3.39-3.84
- Top Undergraduate Schools: 1. University of Florida 2. Emory University 3. Florida State University 4. University of Georgia 5. University of Central Florida 6. University of Michigan 7. Cornell University 8. Georgia State University 9. University of California, Los Angeles 10. University of Virginia 11. Davidson College 12. Georgia Institute of Technology 13. Rutgers University 14. University of Texas, Austin 15. University of Miami 16. George Washington University 17. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 18. University of Southern California 19. Vanderbilt University
Commitment to Diversity
Emory Law is committed to admitting a diverse pool of applicants. As the university that led the way in integrating private schools in Georgia, Emory has a long history of opening doors to educational opportunity. Students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to learn more about law school and to apply for admission.