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Southwestern Law School

About Southwestern Law School


  • Established: 1911
  • Parent School: Southwestern Law School
  • Dean: Susan Westerberg Prager
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Website: www.swlaw.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Urban
  • Enrollment: 805

2020 Application Information



Alumni Directory

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Jerald J Schreck (1994)
The Schreck Law Firm
Phoenix, AZ
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Levik Yarian (1999)
Yarian & Associates, APC
Glendale, CA
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Thomas B James (1984)
Law Office of Tom James
Cokato, MN
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Joseph Abrams (1997)
Law Office of Joseph Abrams
Orange, CA
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William John Light (1988)
Law Ofc Todd Rash
Riverside, CA
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S Keven Steinberg (1990)
Steinberg Law
Sherman Oaks, CA
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Admissions Statistics

Completed Applications1,9001,7521,749
Total Offers910808805
Acceptance Rate47.89%46.12%46.03%
LSAT Score Median153153152
LSAT Score Low151150150
LSAT Score High155155155
Undergraduate GPA Median3.313.233.24
Undergraduate GPA Low3.053.003.01
Undergraduate GPA High3.573.523.43
Total Graduates199265311

Bar Exam Statistics

Total First Time Takers191257288
Total Passed108130152
School's Bar Passage Rate56.54%50.59%52.78%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate69.42%60.50%66.25%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate-12.88-9.91-13.47

Tuition and Expenses

Tuition Full Time Resident$55,316$54,166$52,090
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$55,316$54,166$52,090
Tuition Part Time Resident$36,894$36,194$34,810
Tuition Part Time Non-resident$36,894$36,194$34,810
On Campus Living Expenses$26$26,430$26,430
Off Campus Living Expenses$30$30,750$30,750

Grants and Scholarships

Total Students Reciving Grants386415430
Total Percentage Receiving Grants54%54%50%
Average Grant Amount - Median$19,617.50$17,848.00$16,369.50
Average Grant Amount - Low$9,812.50$7,275.00$7,666.00
Average Grant Amount - High$27,663.50$26,724.00$26,337.50

Students and Faculty

Student-to-Faculty Ratio5.8:15.2:15.2:1
Total Students805718765
Total Students Male343318325
Total Students Female461399440
Total Faculty140139147
Total Faculty Male748084
Total Faculty Female665963
Total Faculty Minorities403739

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Southwestern Law School 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 - Southwestern Law School

#52 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.31
Southwestern Law School is tied for #52 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.31) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#101 in Acceptance Rate - 47.89%
Southwestern Law School ranks #101 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 47.89% among those who applied for admission.

#146 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 5.8:1
Southwestern Law School ranks #146 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 5.8:1 faculty ratio

#21 in Median LSAT - 153
Southwestern Law School is tied for #21 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 153 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#172 in Bar Passage Rate - 56.54%
Southwestern Law School ranks #172 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#29 in Highest Tuition - $55,316
Southwestern Law School ranks #29 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#19 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 28.57%
Southwestern Law School ranks #19 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (28.57%).

#30 in Presence of Female Faculty - 47%
Southwestern Law School ranks #30 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (47%).

Contact the SW Law

Southwestern Law School
3050 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010-1106
Phone: 213-738-6834

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