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Each fall, some of the country's brightest students begin their legal studies at Georgetown Law.  They are drawn here because of our academic reputation, outstanding faculty, and commitment to service. For many, their decision to attend is heavily influenced by our ability to provide a competitive financial aid package. It is crucial that additional resources are found to meet the growing demand for financial aid as Georgetown remains committed to its "need- blind" admissions policy.

Opportunity Scholarships

Opportunity Scholarships are awarded to students with the highest academic credentials and the most significant financial need - exceeding $18,500 annually. A three year commitment (of $10,000/year) helps the Law Center be certain that the most highly qualified candidates have access to a Georgetown legal education and ensures that a student's financial resources are not a barrier to his or her decision to enroll at Georgetown Law.

Participants receive:

  • A student profile 
  • An invitation to the Law Center's annual scholarship luncheon
  • Hogan Society membership

For more information about financial aid giving opportunities, please contact the Office of Advancement at 202-662-9500.


Profile: Class of 2013       

  • 12,417 applicants for 585 seats
  • 458 full-time and 127 part-time students
  • 3.68 median GPA
  • 170 median LSAT (98th percentile)
  • 45 states and 62 foreign countries represented
  • 208 colleges and universities represented
  • 49% women and 51% men
  • 24% minorities

Student Expenses
Annual tuition: $45,105
Living expenses, books, and miscellaneous expenses: $22,895
Total expenses: $68,000

Financial Aid Facts (for first-year students)
Average grant: $17,590
Average loan: $46,925
Average aid package: $53,350