Champion What Matters

A solid legal education is always demanding, but it should also be exciting, challenging, and an investment in your own and society's future. This is a law school where students, faculty and alumni find doors wide open to pursue their professional goals in D.C. and around the world.

We Invite You to Explore

We encourage you to learn more about American University Washington College of Law.

Visit: Admissions hosts information sessions and class visits most weekdays during the academic year. View this Campus Visit page for details.

Connect: Applicants are assigned an Admissions Counselor who is their primary contact during the admissions process. Our Admissions Reception Desk is staffed by current law students who can answer questions about the student experience. Complete listing of Admissions Staff.

The Office of Admissions posts announcements for prospective and admitted students on Facebook. So like our page to get updates.

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View: Our Interactive Digital Viewbook and Videos featuring students, faculty, and alumni detail the academic and professional opportunities available to our students and demonstrate our collegial community.

Notice: Application Fee Waiver Extended to April 1, 2015- Applications submitted by this deadline will have the $70.00 application fee automatically waived. Only the application form needs to be submitted by this date-- the CAS report with transcript, letters of recommendation and LSAT score can follow later.

Washington, D.C., a Lawyer's City

Washington, D.C., A Lawyer's City Our location and vibrant student body create possibilities from the first day you pass through our doors. Washington, D.C. is one of the most dynamic and diverse cities in the world. Branches of government, administrative agencies, international organizations, think-tanks, lobby groups, multinational corporations and firms, and public interest and non-governmental organizations all call Washington, D.C. "home."
Tenley Campus

Moving to Our New Home at
Tenley Campus

During the 2015-2016 academic year the law school will move to its new home at the Tenley Campus. This 8- acre law campus will be one block from the Tenleytown Metro Station. Click the photo for a narrated tour of our future home.