GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

Antonin Scalia Law School

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About the school

A pioneer in legal education, Antonin Scalia Law School is one of the top law schools in the United States. The law school is part of George Mason University, a public research university in Virginia. It offers 6 J.D. programs, joint business public policy degrees, and six LLM programmes with in-person and online options. Some of the programmes provided by the school rank among the top law programmes in the country, such as Intellectual Property Law (22nd), Business/Corporate Law (32nd), and Clinical Training (42nd), among others.

Where is the school located?

The Antonin Scalia Law School is located in Arlington, Virginia. The city's proximity to D.C. offers a mix of art, culture, and national historical monuments.

Life at the Antonin Scalia Law School

Life at the Antonin Scalia Law School is abuzz with academic and extracurricular activities and various on-campus services. Some student organisations include the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, Animal Law Society, Business Law Society, and Business Law Society, among others, that improve students' advocacy skills through experiential learning. The campus is also home to a cafe, library, bookstore, copy centre, computer labs, etc., ensuring students meet many requirements without hassle.

Additional benefits of studying at Antonin Scalia Law School

The Antonin Scalia Law School is just a few blocks from a D.C. Metro stop and minutes from Washington, D.C. The school has proximity to the White House, Capitol Hill, the U.S. Supreme Court, government agencies, think tanks, non-profits, and law firms. Students can explore the Smithsonian Institution’s museums and the Kennedy Center and indulge in art, music, and food scenes. All these places provide aspiring lawyers ample opportunities to participate in cultural and social events and professional conferences and amp up their network.

Fairfax campus

City

Arlington, Virginia

City Population

~230,000

Region

Southeastern United States

Climate

Humid subtropical

Nearest Airport

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Time Zone

Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Fast facts

  • Ranks 32nd among the best law school rankings by the U.S. News & World Report
  • The part-time law programme ranks 4th according to the U.S. News & World Report
  • The faculty-to-student ratio is 4:1
  • 51 full-time and 230 part-time faculty members
  • The law school occupies the 150,000-square-foot Hazel Hall
  • Scalia Law graduates are in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and nearly 19 foreign nations

Admissions criteria

The application deadlines for the Antonin Scalia Law School vary depending on whether it is for the spring or fall semester and differ for U.S. and international students. As the school offers a variety of law programmes, it is recommended to check their website for detailed information on eligibility criteria and prerequisites.

Broadly, the students need to follow the following application guidelines: - Online application - Official undergraduate transcripts - Official law school or equivalent transcripts - 500 words statement of educational and professional goals - Resume - Letter of recommendation - Interview. The admissions office of the school contacts selected applicants - Application for Virginia in-state tuition rates - If you graduated from a U.S. law school, you would need to submit your LSAT scores or an attached copy of the Credential Assembly Service Law School Report

In addition to the above guidelines, international students who do not possess a degree from a college or university whose primary language of instruction is English will need to submit English proficiency scores. Acceptable scores include the following:

  • TOEFL: Minimum of 90 in the iBT test (100 or above highly preferred)
  • IELTS: Minimum of 6.5 (7.5 or above highly preferred)
  • Duolingo: Minimum of 110

International applicants will also need a student visa, details on ethnicity for informational purposes, and other documents. You can visit the school website for further information.

Job placements

The Antonin Scalia Law School's Career and Academic Services Office provides academic counselling to students and helps them find employment opportunities. The office offers individual career counselling sessions, assists with resume and cover letter writing, and provides feedback on writing samples. Additionally, they organise seminars on career-related subjects, on-campus interviews, and job fairs. The school has a robust alumni network across the country that offers guidance to students and conducts mock interviews to help them prepare for their professional careers.

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Last updated: 26 Oct 2023

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