Parent endowment $6.684 billion (2015)
Phone +1 404-727-6816
USNWR ranking 22
Dean Robert Schapiro
|School type Private|
Location Atlanta, Georgia, US
Bar pass rate 93%
Total enrollment 792 (2010)
Endowment 43 million USD
|Motto Cor prudentis possidebit scientism (Latin)
The wise heart seeks knowledge (Proverbs 18:15)|
Address 1301 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Notable alumni C Robert Henrikson, Carte Goodwin, Randolph W Thrower, Glenda Hatchett, Leah Ward Sears
Similar Emory University, Georgia State University, Oxford College of Emory Un, University of Georgia School of, Atlanta's John Marshall
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Emory University School of Law (also known as Emory Law or ELS) is a US law school that is part of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. It is currently ranked #22, tied with the University of Minnesota Law School and Notre Dame Law School, among ABA-approved law schools by the 2017 U.S. News & World Report.
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- Emory university school of law commencement 2014
- Admissions and academics
- Clinics and programs
- Notable Faculty
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Emory Law is located in Gambrell Hall, part of Emory’s 630-acre (2.5 km2) campus in the Druid Hills neighborhood, six miles (10 km) northeast of downtown Atlanta.
Gambrell Hall contains classrooms, faculty offices, administrative offices, student-organization offices, and a 325-seat auditorium. The school provides wireless Internet access throughout its facilities. Gambrell Hall also houses a courtroom.
Emory's five-story Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library opened in August 1995. The library is situated adjacent to Gambrell Hall and includes access to over 400,000 volumes and more than 4,000 serials subscriptions.
Admissions and academics
Admission to the law school is selective. For the class entering in the fall of 2014, 223 JD candidates enrolled. The 25th and 75th LSAT percentiles for the 2014 entering class were 158 and 166, respectively, with a median of 165. The 25th and 75th undergraduate GPA percentiles were 3.30 and 3.85, respectively, with a median of 3.75.
Nearly half of Emory Law students are women, and about 32% are from underrepresented ethnic groups. Approximately 60% of students come from outside the Southeastern U.S.
It is ranked #22, tied with the University of Minnesota Law School, among ABA-approved law schools by the 2017 U.S. News & World Report.
The School of Law offers a three-year, full-time program leading to a Juris Doctor degree. Emory Law is particularly known for its expertise in Bankruptcy Law, Environmental Law, Feminist Legal Theory, Intellectual Property Law, International law, Law and Religion, and Transactional Law.
Emory Law also offers joint-degree programs through cooperation with the Goizueta Business School (JD/MBA and JM/MBA), the Candler School of Theology (JD/MTS and JD/MDiv), the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (JD/PhD), the Rollins School of Public Health (JD/MPH), the Emory Center for Ethics (JD/MA in Bioethics), and joint JD and Master of Laws degree (JD/LLM) through Emory School of Law.
In partnership with Central European University, Emory also provides an LLM program for students with a U.S. law degree seeking advanced training in international commercial law and international politics. Emory also has a separate LLM program for qualified foreign professionals seeking training in international and comparative law.
Emory Law's Juris Master is a 30-credit hour program that is intended to supplement a student's interest or professional experience in allied fields to law. The program offers a range of customized concentrations to allow students to enhance their skills in their home profession or interest area through a greater understanding of the law, legal concepts and frameworks. The coursework can be completed either full-time in as little as nine months or part-time in up to four years.
Clinics and programs
Students' expertise is developed through several clinics and programs. Emory Law also offers several summer study abroad programs in Budapest at the Central European University (CEU) and throughout the world.
A team from Emory Law's TI:GER IP/patent/technology program, a collaborative program between Emory and Georgia Tech, was featured on CNN Money. Other academic programs at Emory Law include:
According to Emory's official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 62.4% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required, non-school funded employment nine months after graduation. Emory's Law School Transparency under-employment score is 5.5%, indicating the percentage of the Class of 2013 unemployed, pursuing an additional degree, or working in a non-professional, short-term, or part-time job nine months after graduation, and an additional 21.2% were in school funded positions.
The total cost of attendance (indicating the cost of tuition, fees, and living expenses) at Emory for the 2013-2014 academic year is $75,716. The Law School Transparency estimated debt-financed cost of attendance for three years is $290,430.