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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.

3.78

MEDIAN GPA

2018 JD Class

166

MEDIAN LSAT

2018 JD Class

85.5%

CA BAR PASSAGE RATE AVERAGE OVER PAST 5 YEARS

Among Top Schools in State

88%

EMPLOYED 10 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATION

in Long-Term, Full-Time Bar Required or JD Advantage Jobs (2017 JD Class)

43

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

2017-2018
Graduate & International Programs Class

Recent News

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At 70, Moot Court Offers High Drama

March 20, 2019

This year's competition marked the 70th anniversary of the honors program

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go

March 20, 2019

Profile of USC Gould alumna, Nicole Gates JD 2013

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A Focus on Modern-Day Civil Rights

March 19, 2019

Attorney and advocate Vanita Gupta joins Q&A spanning her democracy work

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Message from the Dean: 2019 U.S. News Rankings

March 12, 2019

While Gould has risen to No. 17 nationally, we are also proud of the many examples that illustrate our excellence.

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Making Connections That Last

March 11, 2019

More than 300 alumni and students attended this year’s Mentor Lunch

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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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