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California Western School of Law

225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101-3090
(619) 525-1401

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: July 1
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 59.6% 69.8%
LSAT Score (Median) 150 150
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 148-152 147-153
GPA (Median) 3.17 3.14
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 2.91-3.39 2.87-3.41
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA
School's bar passage rate: 59.5% 71.4%
State overall bar passage rate: 58.3% 60.2%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +1.2% +11.2%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: N/A N/A
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 64.5% 56.6%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $52,470 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $36,910 N/A
Room and Board: $16,320 $14,320
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 82.5% 82.9%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $30,312 $22,900
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $139,211 $162,260
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 89.1% 89.0%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 676 514
Men: 40.7% 42.6%
Women: 59.3% 57.4%
White: 47.0% N/A
Black: 5.5% N/A
Hispanic: 16.1% N/A
Asian: 7.4% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 9.5 : 1 12.3 : 1
Total Faculty: 124 91
Male: 56.5% N/A
Female: 43.5% N/A
Minority: 13.7% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector: $67,500 $65,000
Public Sector: $66,812 $62,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 369,879 370,191