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Southwestern Law School

Graduate and Professional Programs

Los Angeles, CA

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Overview

Southwestern Law School / Graduate and Professional Programs is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor (JD)
Master of Laws (LL M)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 199

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT
87 units, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.33

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,900
Applied
910
Accepted
341
Enrolled
48%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited U.S. institution or equivalent with transcript evaluation; personal statement; LSAC Credential Assembly Service Registration (CAS); 1 to 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$166,548
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

819
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25.03%
Black or African American 6.11%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 4.88%
Unknown 3.3%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

169
Total faculty
Full-time - 58
Part-time - 111
Male (93)
Female (76)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International trade and law, mediation/arbitration, land use and urban planning, antitrust law, entertainment and media law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3050 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  90010
United States
Contact Susan Westerberg Prager
Dean
Phone: 213-738-6710
Fax: 213-383-1688

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