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Santa Clara University School of Law

Santa Clara, CA
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The Basics
Santa Clara University

Visiting And Contact Information

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95053-0435

United States

Phone: 408-554-5048

Fax: 408-554-7897

Website

Admissions See more

GETTING IN: SOMEWHAT SELECTIVE
Total Law School Enrollment:
880
Acceptance Rate:
53%

Incoming Class profile

Average GPA:
3.23
Average LSAT Score:
158
GPA Range
3.00 3.23 3.46
LSAT Range
156 158 160

ADMISSIONS DATES

Early / Priority Deadline
November
1
Regular Deadline
February
1
Rolling
May
1

Academics & Programs See more

Student/Faculty Ratio
12:1


Total Faculty
66


% Passing Bar on 1st Attempt
70%
Concentrations / Specialities
  • Constitutional
  • Criminal
  • Environmental
  • Human Rights
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Labor
  • Taxation

Student Body See more

Average Age of Entering Class
25
% Under-represented Minorities
41%
% Full-time Female
47%
% International

4%
% Full-time / Part-time
Full-time
Part-time

Career See more

Median Starting Salary of Most Recent Class
$90,000

Tuition & Aid See more

In-State Tuition and Fees:
$45,000

Students Receiving Some Form of Aid:
87%
Financial Aid App Deadline
February
1
Average Amount of Total Aid Package to Law Students:
$46,263

Campus Life & Facilities See more

% Wired Classrooms
100%
School-Supported Research Centers or Resources
  • Santa Clara Law has clinics, centers, and institutes, many with a strong emphasis on technology and intellectual property, and with links to the heart of Silicon Valley. Our centers include:
  • Northern California Innocence Project, the Katherine and George Alexander Community Law Center, International Human Rights Clinic, Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, BroadBand Institute of California, Death Penalty College, Center for Global Law and Policy, High Tech Law Institute, Leadership Initiative, Center for Social Justice and Public Service, and the Institute of Sports Law and Ethics.
  • Access to the University’s renowned Markkula Center for Applied Ethics is also available to students.
  • Please refer to http://law.scu.edu/centers for further details.
  • Classes and special events are video recorded. A dedicated technology help desk is provided for students. Practice management and project management tools are available at some clinics.

Rankings And Lists

At a Glance

  • School Type:
    Private
  • ABA Approved:
    Yes
  • California Bar Association approved:
    Yes
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Yes
  • Part-Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    Yes
  • Total Enrollment:
    880
  • Student-faculty ratio:
    12:1
  • Average UGrad GPA:
    3.23
  • Average LSAT:
    158
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    02/01
  • Pass Rate for First-Time Bar Exam:
    70%
  • Average Starting Salary:
    $90,000.00
  • Financial Aid Deadline:
    02/01
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