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USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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USC Gould Class of 2019 Receives High Marks
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
USC Gould Welcomes Class of 2019
|First-year students excited to start their law school journey.|
USC Gould welcomed a bright and diverse law school class to the Trojan Family at an orientation celebration at Town and Gown.
The Class of 2019, selected from a pool of 4,500 applicants, boasts a median LSAT of 165 and GPA of 3.76, making it among the nation’s most selective. It is also a diverse class with 37 percent underrepresented minorities. Seventeen students are the first in their family to attend college. They come from 100 colleges and universities including Stanford University, University of Chicago and New York University.
|The Trojan marching band performing for the Class of 2019.|
|New students enjoying the celebration held in front of the law school.|
|Dean Andrew Guzman welcoming the new class to the Trojan Family.|
USC Law Launches Online Human Resources Certificate
June 7, 2018
New online certificate will help professionals advance in the field.
Washington Post Publisher Challenges and Inspires
May 17, 2018
Gould alum Fred Ryan urges new lawyers to keep pace with “disruptive change”
Standout Ceremony for LLM Commencement
May 17, 2018
Representing 46 countries, Class of 2018 is Gould's most diverse ever