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.
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.
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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Our certificates are designed to deepen your knowledge and prepare you for specific areas of practice. You can earn one of the standalone certificates listed below or earn one concurrent with a degree.
Diverse, talented class continues trend of scholarly achievement and professional impact
This fall’s Graduate and International Programs include new social work certificates
Gould professor recognized for groundbreaking research
September 13, 2022
Professor Mugambi Jouet honored for paper that contributes to understanding of U.S. legal history