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We consistently place our graduates in top-tier jobs.

We provide an intimate, interdisciplinary learning environment within a dynamic campus.

Our faculty are world-renowned scholars and experts.

Our influential alumni network includes 10,000 professionals around the world.

Los Angeles is home to one of the nation's top legal markets and busiest court systems.

Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio fosters strong bonds with classmates and professors.

3.83

MEDIAN GPA

Class of 2023

167

MEDIAN LSAT

Class of 2023

86%

CA BAR PASSAGE RATE

Among Top Schools in State

90%

EMPLOYED 10 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATION

in Full-Time, Long-Term Bar Required or JD Advantage Jobs (2019 JD Class)

43

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

2019-2020
Graduate & International Programs Class

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Saks sums up advice in two words: "To listen"

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Diversity and inclusion expert, Gould alum takes the lead at USC

September 25, 2020

John Iino brings his talents to lead the USC Alumni Board of Governors

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Proudly Diverse and Inclusive

Our JD students hail from 30 states, representing 96 colleges and universities, while the students in our Graduate & International Programs come from 70 countries, spanning six continents. More than half of our JD students are women and 37 percent are persons of color. From the Federalist Society to the American Constitution Society, our 30 student organizations reflect the wide range of political, cultural, religious, ethnic, social and service interests and experiences of our diverse student body. Our JD First Generation Professionals initiative provides support and mentoring. Learn more about our dedication to creating an inclusive community.

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