Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown University Law Center (GULC) is a leading law school located in Washington, D.C. (USA). It was the first law school established in the United States by a Jesuit institution of higher learning.

Georgetown Law offers a range of programs including the Juris Doctor Program, Master of Studies in Law (MSL), Taxation LL.M., Securities & Financial Regulation LL.M., Global Health Law LL.M., Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.), etc.

It also offers joint degree programs in conjunction with the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute (MPP), the School of Business (MBA), School of Foreign Service (MSFS, MAAS, MAREES, MAGES, MALAS, and MASSP), the Department of Philosophy (MA or PhD), and the Department of Government (PhD with MA en passant).


- Top 14 nationally in the US News Best Law School Rankings 2010.

- 2nd overall in the 2009 Judging the Law Schools rankings.

- Ranked 14th best law school in the nation in the 2009 edition of U.S. News & World Report. It is also placed highly in the following specialties:
   - #1 in clinical programs
   - #4 in environmental law
   - #4 in trial advocacy
   - #6 in healthcare law
   - #4 in international law
   - #2 in tax law

- 9th in the Princeton Review: Best 170 Law Schools Rankings - Best Classroom Experience (2008).

- 10th in the Leiter Law School Rankings by Top Producers of New Law Teachers - Total Placement (2003-2007).

* Suggested Reading: Georgetown University Profile