California Western School of Law
About California Western School of Law
- Established: 1924
- Parent School: California Western School of Law
- Dean: Niels B. Schaumann
- Location: San Diego, California
- Website: www.cwsl.edu
- School Type: Private
- Campus: Urban
- Enrollment: 676
2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: November 1
Application Fee: $0
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|LSAT Score Median||151||150||150|
|LSAT Score Low||149||147||147|
|LSAT Score High||153||152||153|
|Undergraduate GPA Median||3.30||3.17||3.22|
|Undergraduate GPA Low||3.03||2.91||2.85|
|Undergraduate GPA High||3.48||3.39||3.43|
Bar Exam Statistics
|Total First Time Takers||205||191||191|
|School's Bar Passage Rate||49.26%||51.83%||59.69%|
|ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate||69.43%||60.86%||66.40%|
|School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate||-20.17||-9.03||-6.71|
Tuition and Expenses
|Tuition Full Time Resident||$54,160||$52,470||$50,670|
|Tuition Full Time Non-resident||$54,160||$52,470||$50,670|
|Tuition Part Time Resident||$40,400||$36,910||$35,630|
|Tuition Part Time Non-resident||$40,400||$36,910||$35,630|
|On Campus Living Expenses||-||-||-|
|Off Campus Living Expenses||$25||$24,890||$24,126|
Grants and Scholarships
|Total Students Reciving Grants||539||550||643|
|Total Percentage Receiving Grants||76%||79%||100%|
|Average Grant Amount - Median||$25,101.00||$27,304.00||$17,540.00|
|Average Grant Amount - Low||$16,243.00||$15,009.00||$8,775.00|
|Average Grant Amount - High||$40,246.50||$40,989.00||$32,020.00|
Students and Faculty
|Total Students Male||287||276||264|
|Total Students Female||389||400||394|
|Total Faculty Male||59||66||68|
|Total Faculty Female||55||53||53|
|Total Faculty Minorities||22||17||19|
National Comparison Rankings
The national comparison rankings below compare California Western School of Law to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States.
The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school.
You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.
2019 National Rankings - California Western School of Law
#53 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.30
California Western School of Law is tied for #53 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.30) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#128 in Acceptance Rate - 53.66%
California Western School of Law ranks #128 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 53.66% among those who applied for admission.
#153 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 5.9:1
California Western School of Law ranks #153 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 5.9:1 faculty ratio
#23 in Median LSAT - 151
California Western School of Law is tied for #23 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 151 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#178 in Bar Passage Rate - 49.26%
California Western School of Law ranks #178 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.
#33 in Highest Tuition - $54,160
California Western School of Law ranks #33 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.
#42 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 19.3%
California Western School of Law ranks #42 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (19.3%).
#24 in Presence of Female Faculty - 48%
California Western School of Law ranks #24 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (48%).