John Marshall Law School

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The John Marshall Law School is a law school in Atlanta, Georgia, that was founded in 1933 and provisionally accredited by the American Bar Association in 2005. John Marshall Law School was founded in 1933 as an independent, freestanding educational institution dedicated to providing a quality educational opportunity to nontraditional or adult learners, and to other significantly underserved segments of Georgia citizenry. John Marshall Law School was named in honor of the notable chief justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. John Marshall Law School offers programs for part-time and full-time students.

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John Marshall Law School Admissions

John Marshall Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 58% of its applicants. Comparatively, Johnmarshal Atl is Higher than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2027 1335 767 (57.45%) 239 (17.9%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.70 3.04 3.26
LSAT 145 147 150

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $38,450 $38,450
Part Time $34,965 $34,965

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: N/A
  • Living off-campus: $25,567
  • Living at home: $25,567

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: N/A
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: N/A
  • Application Fee: N/A

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John Marshall Law School Community

John Marshall Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Johnmarshal Atl is Above Average.

Student body

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 22
  • Part Time: 14


  • # Female Faculty: 22
  • # Minority Faculty: 12


22.7 Students

1 Faculty

Housing Options

  • On Campus Housing: No
  • Graduate Housing: No
  • Law Specific Housing: No

John Marshall Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. John Marshall Law School 1L section size is 23% smaller than law schools in Georgia and 40% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

John Marshall Law School: 104
Georgia Average: 128
PRIVATE School Average: 146

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 177
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 10

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 155
  • Law Journals: 27
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 8.9%
  • Second Year: 22.8%
  • Third Year: 2.8%
  • Fourth Year: 0.0%

John Marshall Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The John Marshall Law School class of 2022 had an employment rate of 87% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2022, 82.7%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 53.0%
  • Business: 24.0%
  • Government: 16.0%
  • Public Interest: 2.0%
  • Academia: 1.0%
  • Georgia: 85%
  • Florida: 4%
  • Alabama: 2%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 82.7%
  • First Time Takers: 196
  • Average School: 62.4%
  • Average State: 80.2%
  • Pass Difference: -17.9%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Georgia: 80.2%
  • Passed: 101 of 162 (62.4%)
  • State Average: 80.2%
  • Difference: -17.9%