Southwestern Law School (formerly known as Southwestern University School of Law) is a private ABA-accredited law school located in Los Angeles, California, with about 1,000 students on a campus that includes the Bullocks Wilshire building, an admired art deco landmark. Founded on November 25, 1911 by John J. Schumacher, the school offers four J.D. programs of study as well as one LL.M. program. The school should not be confused with Southwestern University, a liberal arts institution in Georgetown, Texas.
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Southwestern Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 60% of its applicants. Comparatively, Southwestern is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Regular Decision : 07/01
Application Fee : $60
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Southwestern 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 Southwestern is Above Average.
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. Southwestern University School of Law 1L section size is 9% larger than law schools in California and 12% larger than all PRIVATE law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Southwestern University School of Law class of 2016 had an employment rate of 76% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2016, 97.1%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.