Graduate Admitted Students

A Note from the Dean

Congratulations on your acceptance to Emory Law.  Our job is to feed your intellect, to challenge you to think and to relate to you the excitement of the law.  We are pleased you have decided to undertake this journey at Emory, and we promise you will not do so alone.  An entire community of students, alumni, faculty and staff will bolster you to ensure you have the tools and resources necessary to discern your individual path or build on your successful career.

At Emory, I know you will find a strong community of scholars, colleagues and friends who will help guide your legal journey, as well as support you and work to ensure you thrive during your time here.

Robert Schapiro

Dean and Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law


As you prepare to join us at Emory Law, we have a checklist of actions and forms to complete before you arrive.  Get started here >>

  • Orientation (JM, LLM, SJD, MCL):  Week of August 11, 2014
  • Classes Begin:  August 18, 2014
  • Fall 2014 tuition and fees due:  April 18, 2014

Dates are estimates.


Emory University does not provide on-campus graduate housing.

While we are unable to recommend specific properties, several nearby complexes participated in and sponsored our Visiting Day program.

Emory University provides additional information about off-campus housing for graduate students.

Students with disabilities can contact Emory's Office of Disability Services for specific information on obtaining an Individualized Accommodation Plan.


International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) promotes global education through services and support for the international population and the wider Emory community. Learn more >>