Overview

Applicants
1,120
Acceptance Rate
63%
Median Undergrad GPA
2.85
Accepted Applicants Who Attend
146

Test Scores

LSAT
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
146 - 151

Application Process

Rolling Admissions
Yes

Application Fee
$65

LSDAS Service Used
Yes

Applicants accepted in terms other than fall
No

Transfer Applicants Accepted
Yes

Deferred Admission
Yes

Other Admission Factors

Academic

LSAT Score
Undergraduate GPA
Essay / Personal Statement

Selectivity Rating

Faculty Information

Student/Faculty
10:1
Total Faculty
44

47.7
Female
22.7
Underrepresented Minorities

Career overview

Pass Rate for First-Time Bar Exam
39%
Median Starting Salary
$55,000
% of graduates who are employed within ten months of graduation
72%
% of job accepting graduates providing useable salary information
59%

Career Services

On campus summer employment recruitment for first year JD students
Yes

On campus summer employment recruitment for second year JD students
Yes

# of Employers that Recruit on Campus Each Year
45

Employers who most frequently hire graduates
Small law firm practices (2-10 attorneys)

Graduates Employed by Area

44%
Private Practice
16%
Business/Industry
4%
Government
4%
Public Interes
4%
Academic

Graduates Employed by Region

96%
Pacific
2%
Mountain
1%
South West

Prominent Alumni

Paul Kiesel
Kiesel Law LLP

Daniel Grigsby
General Counsel, L.A. Lakers

Steven Manning
Mgn. Partner, Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester

Christine Jones
Former Arizona Gubenatorial Candidate and Former General Counsel of Go Daddy

Bryan Glazer
EVP, NFL Team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the English football club, Manchester United

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
May 1
Application Deadlines
May 1

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Annual Total Aid Package Awarded
$68,270

% Students Receiving Some Aid
98%

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$43,970
Estimated Off-Campus Room and Board
$16,700
Estimated Cost for Books / Academic Expense
$1,750
Fees
$400

Student Body Profile

Total Enrollment
456
Parent Institution Enrollement
1,700

Number of Foreign Countries Represented
4
Average Age at Entry
27

% Out-of-State
19%
% International
0%

Demographics

51.00%
% Under-represented Minorities

72% are full time
28% are part time
59% female
41% male

Campus Life


More Information

% of Classrooms with Internet Access
100%

Admissions Office Contact

Contact
Thomas McColl
Associate Dean for Enrollment Management and Administration

Address
3333 Harbor Boulevard
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone
714-444-4141

Email
info@law.whittier.edu


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