Vault Rating: 4.5 out of 5


  • Georgetown looks past the numbers to learn more about each applicant
  • Part-time program provides options to working students and those raising families
  • Alternative 1L program offers a more innovative and integrated approach to legal studies
  • Washington D.C. location


  • Large class sizes
  • Tough grading curves
  • Highly selective admissions process

The Bottom Line

  • Students at Georgetown University are only a stone’s throw away from where actual federal laws are made, which lends to the school’s prestige. That name value combined with an extensive alumni network offer graduates a number of job prospects. The school’s part-time program is unique and allows qualified students with limited time opportunities to follow their legal dreams.


Georgetown University Law Center is one of the most sought after schools in the country with over 8,200 applications considered for enrollment last year. Of that number, only 522 full-time students and 56 part-time students were accepted, making the Washington, D.C.-based school also one...  

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