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University of San Diego School of Law

About University of San Diego School of Law

Overview

  • Established: 1954
  • Parent School: University of San Diego
  • Dean: Margaret A. Dalton (Interim Dean)
  • Location: San Diego, California

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Experiential Advocacy Practicum

2020 Bergman Memorial Lecture: 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote

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Alumni Directory

This alumni directory of 5,169 lawyers who graduated from University of San Diego School of Law is powered by Lawyer Legion. Use the filters to narrow your search for attorneys by graduation year, practice areas or location. Results are limited to 250 per query. The lawyers in this directory all attended or received their Juris Doctor degree from University of San Diego School of Law and are currently practicing law in the United States. The attorneys in this directory are also included in the Lawyer Legion network and provide legal services to consumers in and around their local area. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended University of San Diego School of Law

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Don Alan Ernst (1975)
Ernst Law Group
San Luis Obispio, CA
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Jessica C. McElfresh (2009)
McElfresh Law, Inc.
Encinitas, CA
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Cory Russell Weck (1996)
McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP
Ontario, CA
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Joseph Patrick Cullan (2000)
Cullan & Cullan
Kansas City, MO
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Eugene Steven Alkana (1974)
Eugene Alkana, Esq. - Law Group of Pasadena
Pasadena, CA
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Patrick Joseph Cullan
Cullan & Cullan
Kansas City, MO
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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

201920182017
Completed Applications2,8753,5113,260
Total Offers1,1671,2431,316
Acceptance Rate40.59%35.40%40.37%
LSAT Score Median159159158
LSAT Score Low155156154
LSAT Score High161161160
Undergraduate GPA Median3.593.553.51
Undergraduate GPA Low3.303.243.24
Undergraduate GPA High3.693.693.67
Total Graduates183264204

Bar Exam Statistics

201920182017
Total First Time Takers173264190
Total Passed132188147
School's Bar Passage Rate76.31%71.21%77.36%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate69.73%61.46%67.02%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate6.589.7510.34

Tuition and Expenses

201920182017
Tuition Full Time Resident$56,230$54,640$52,571
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$56,230$54,640$52,571
Tuition Part Time Resident$41,560$40,460$38,941
Tuition Part Time Non-resident$41,560$40,460$38,941
On Campus Living Expenses$25$23,280$22,589
Off Campus Living Expenses$25$23,280$22,589

Grants and Scholarships

201920182017
Total Students Reciving Grants552561530
Total Percentage Receiving Grants80%78%76%
Average Grant Amount - Median$22,350.00$22,000.00$22,000.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$14,500.00$13,000.00$11,800.00
Average Grant Amount - High$32,500.00$29,000.00$30,657.00

Students and Faculty

201920182017
Student-to-Faculty Ratio4.5:14.7:14.5:1
Total Students742687717
Total Students Male311310338
Total Students Female431377379
Total Faculty164145160
Total Faculty Male108102107
Total Faculty Female564353
Total Faculty Minorities141217

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare University of San Diego 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 - University of San Diego School of Law


#26 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.59
University of San Diego School of Law is tied for #26 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.59) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#71 in Acceptance Rate - 40.59%
University of San Diego School of Law ranks #71 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 40.59% among those who applied for admission.

#84 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 4.5:1
University of San Diego School of Law ranks #84 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 4.5:1 faculty ratio

#15 in Median LSAT - 159
University of San Diego School of Law is tied for #15 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 159 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#115 in Bar Passage Rate - 76.31%
University of San Diego School of Law ranks #115 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#27 in Highest Tuition - $56,230
University of San Diego School of Law ranks #27 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#151 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 8.54%
University of San Diego School of Law ranks #151 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (8.54%).

#138 in Presence of Female Faculty - 34%
University of San Diego School of Law ranks #138 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (34%).

Contact the USD School of Law

University of San Diego School of Law
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
www.sandiego.edu
Phone: 619-260-4527

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