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Thomas Jefferson School of Law

1155 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 297-9700

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: August 1
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 40.4% 82.6%
LSAT Score (Median) 147 145
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 145-149 141-149
GPA (Median) 2.80 2.81
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 2.53-3.09 2.49-3.12
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA
School's bar passage rate: 29.2% 44.7%
State overall bar passage rate: 58.3% 60.2%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: -29.1% -15.5%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 8.6% 11.9%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 32.2% 41.0%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $49,500 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $37,130 N/A
Room and Board: $18,000 $18,450
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 90.2% 63.1%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $7,000 $12,500
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $196,607 $172,726
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 92.3% 90.0%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 326 485
Men: 43.5% 46.6%
Women: 56.5% 53.4%
White: 38.0% N/A
Black: 8.3% N/A
Hispanic: 31.0% N/A
Asian: 12.9% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 9.4 : 1 15.9 : 1
Total Faculty: 88 61
Male: 53.4% N/A
Female: 46.6% N/A
Minority: 17.0% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector: $53,860 $60,000
Public Sector: $55,058 $52,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 265,179 267,694