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Frequently Asked Questions

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Please refer to the left-hand navigation for answers to the following frequently asked questions:

Who May Apply

  • Am I eligible to apply to transfer to Georgetown Law?
  • May part-time students apply to transfer into the full-time program?
  • May I apply to transfer through the Early Action program based upon my fall grades alone?
  • May I apply for transfer admissions for the Spring Semester if I will only have one semester at a prior law school?
  • May I apply for Spring admission after completing three semesters of law school?
  • May LL.M. students apply to transfer to the J.D. program?
  • May international students apply to transfer?

Application & Admissions Process

  • When should I apply?
  • Can I apply online?
  • May I apply for both the full-time and part-time programs?
  • When are the application deadlines?
  • May I apply without my most recent semester grades?
  • Should I apply under Early Action or Regular Action?
  • How many grades do I need in order to apply under Early Action?
  • Will you accept a copy of my CAS Report from my current law school?
  • May I submit an LSAC Evaluation Form in lieu of a traditional letter of recommendation?
  • Should I re-take the LSAT?
  • Do you offer fee waivers for transfer applications?
  • When will I know the decision?
  • How competitive is the transfer process?
  • How are transfer applications evaluated?
  • Does Georgetown Law offer interview opportunities to transfer applicants?
  • Does Georgetown Law offer scholarships to transfer students?
  • If I apply under Early Action and I am denied admission, can I apply again under Regular Action?
  • How can I arrange a visit to the campus?

Academics & Student Life

  • What measures are taken to assist admitted transfer students with a smooth transition into the Georgetown Law community?
  • How many credits will transfer?
  • Does my GPA transfer?Are transfer students eligible for graduation honors?
  • May transfer students participate in Early Interview Week (EIW) and other Fall recruitment programs?
  • May transfer students participate in a journal?
  • May transfer students compete to join the Moot Court team?
  • May transfer students compete to join the Trial Advocacy (Mock Trial) team?
  • May transfer students compete to join the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) team?
  • May transfer students participate in a clinic?
  • May transfer students pursue a joint degree?
  • May transfer students admitted under the Early Action process enroll in Summer courses?
  • May transfer students admitted under the Early Action process enroll in the London Summer Program?

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