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Western State University

1 Banting
Irvine, CA 92618
(714) 459-1101

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: July 1
Application Fee: $60
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 52.7% 63.3%
LSAT Score (Median) 148 149
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 146-151 146-151
GPA (Median) 3.01 3.04
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 2.81-3.40 2.78-3.30
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA
School's bar passage rate: 58.3% 62.7%
State overall bar passage rate: 58.3% 60.2%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +0.0% +2.5%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: N/A N/A
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 52.1% 44.7%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $43,350 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $29,150 N/A
Room and Board: $20,616 $9,265
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 79.5% 67.3%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $21,430 $21,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $92,863 $122,315
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 85.0% 64.4%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 419 223
Men: 47.1% 45.7%
Women: 52.9% 54.3%
White: 37.0% N/A
Black: 5.7% N/A
Hispanic: 36.0% N/A
Asian: 12.9% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 11.1 : 1 20.4 : 1
Total Faculty: 61 NA
Male: 55.7% N/A
Female: 44.3% N/A
Minority: 21.3% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $72,500 $60,000
Public Sector (Median): $50,000 $56,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 14,587 50,477