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Santa Clara University (CA)

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0421
(408) 554-4800

Admissions E-mail:
lawadmissions@scu.edu

Web Site
http://www.scu.edu/law

Electronic Application
http://www.scu.edu/law/admissions/how_to_apply.html

Fall 2009 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: 2/1/2009
Application Fee: $75
Admissions Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Acceptance Rate 51.3% 42.0% 37.4% 24.5% 37.6% 49.3% 40.4%
LSAT Score (Median)** 158 158 159 158 156 156 157
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 156-161 156-161 157-161 156-160 153-159 153-159 155-160
GPA (Median)** 3.38 3.35 3.41 3.42 3.33 3.27 3.36
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.16-3.59 3.12-3.57 3.21-3.60 3.23-3.61 3.12-3.54 3.08-3.46 3.15-3.56
Bar Exam Statistics*** 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA CA CA CA CA
School's bar passage rate: 77.3% 65.7% 67.9% 65.8% 82.0% 72.7% 71.9%
State overall bar passage rate: 65% 62% 61% 60% 66% 64% 63.0%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +12.3% +3.7% +6.9% +5.8% +16.0% +8.7% +8.9%
Employment Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Graduates employed at graduation: 72.3% 79.7% 74.1% N/A 55.9% 60.4% 57.1%
Graduates employed 9 months after graduation: 92.5% 95.5% 94.5% 84.4% 90.0% 98.2% 92.5%
tuition and Expenses 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Tuition: $1,175 $1,120 N/A
room and Board: $12,528 $12 $11,836
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Full-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Total: 728 743 747
Men: 51.8% 48.0% 48.0%
Women: 48.2% 52.0% 52.0%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 1 : 15.9 1 : 19.9 1 : 19.3
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Private Sector: $110,000 $100,000 $85,000
Public Sector: $52,000 $51,500 $43,500
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