About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-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.
Learn about our interdisciplinary curriculum, experiential learning opportunities and specialized areas.
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USC Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
Participate in an unparalleled learning experience with diversity of people and thought. Get involved in the law school community and participate in activities that enhance your studies.
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We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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Are you a community college student who is interested in learning more about law school?
Please join us for the Southern California Coalition - Law Pathways Day, where we will explore what you can do now to be competitive for law school. Our program, held via Zoom, will include a roundtable of professors, administrators, students and alumni from USC Gould School of Law, UC Irvine School of Law, and LMU Loyola Law School who will share insights into what law school is really like and how to best prepare for a legal education. Please join us for this informative and inspiring Zoom event.
Event: Southern California Coalition - Law Pathways Day
Date: Thursday, January 12, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (PT)
How: Via Zoom
The Southern California Coalition - Law Pathways is a pipeline partnership between USC Gould School of Law, UC Irvine School of Law, and LMU Loyola Law School admissions professionals who are focused on a commitment to diversity and outreach. Members of the Southern California Coalition - Law Pathways (Brenda Cortez-Martin, USC Gould; Estuardo Ponciano, UC Irvine Law; and Kelly Greer, LMU Loyola Law School) were recently recognized as the 2022 Diversity Champions by the California Law Pathways organization.
If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Brenda Cortez-Martin, Associate Director of Admissions, at email@example.com.
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