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Official ABA Data

California Western School of Law
225 Cedar Street San Diego, CA 92101 Phone: 800.255.4252 ext. 1401 or 619.525.1401 E-mail: admissions@cwsl.edu; Website: www.CaliforniaWestern.edu The Basics Basics
Type of school Term Application deadline Application fee Financial aid deadline Can first year start other than fall? Private Semester 4/1 $55 4/1 Yes 10/15 11/1 Typical first-year section size
ABA Approved Since 1962

Curriculum
Full-Time Part-Time

87

0

Student to faculty ratio 18.3 to 1 # of housing spaces available restricted to law students graduate housing for which law students are eligible

Faculty and Administrators
Total Spr Full-time 39 Other full-time 1 Deans, librarians, & others who teach 12 Part-time 35 Total 87 Fall 40 1 Men Spr 26 1 Fall 25 1 Women Spr 13 0 Fall 15 0 Minorities Spr 6 1 Fall 5 1

12 39 92

4 19 50

4 23 53

8 15 36

8 16 39

3 3 13

3 4 13

Is there typically a “small section” of the first-year class, other than Legal Writing, taught by full-time faculty No If yes, typical size offered last year # of classroom course titles beyond first-year curriculum 114 # of upper division Under 25 125 courses, excluding 25–49 24 50–74 9 seminars, with an enrollment: 75–99 13 100+ 9 # of seminars 31 # of seminar positions available 749 # of seminar positions filled 576 # of positions available in simulation courses 1,593 # of simulation positions filled 1,172 # of positions available in faculty supervised clinical courses 72 # of faculty supervised clinical positions filled 58 # involved in field placements 164 # involved in law journals 63 # involved in moot court or trial competitions 35 # of credit hours required to graduate 89

No

57 92

6 16 9 0

JD Enrollment and Ethnicity
Men # % African Amer. Amer. Indian Asian Amer. Mex. Amer. Puerto Rican Hispanic Total Minority For. Nation. Caucasian Unknown Total 9 4 51 29 0 6 99 5 255 42 401 2.2 1.0 12.7 7.2 0.0 1.5 Women # % 20 3 77 38 2 10 4.1 0.6 Full-Time Part-Time # % # % 24 7 3.0 0.9 14.8 7.5 0.3 1.5 27.9 1.0 61.3 9.7 5 0 11 8 0 4 28 0 62 11 5.0 0.0 10.9 7.9 0.0 4.0 27.7 0.0 61.4 10.9 11.3 1st-Year # % 9 4 43 27 0 5 88 1 197 27 313 2.9 1.3 13.7 8.6 0.0 1.6 28.1 0.3 62.9 8.6 35.1 Total # % 29 7 128 67 2 16 249 8 547 88 892 3.3 0.8 14.3 7.5 0.2 1.8 27.9 0.9 61.3 9.9 JD Degs. Awd. 3 2 32 16 1 8 62 2 141 40 245

Transfers
Transfers in Transfers out 3 17

Tuition and Fees
Resident Full-time $38,500 Nonresident $38,500

15.7 117 7.7 0.4 2.0 59 2 12

Part-time $27,100 $27,100 Tuition Guarantee Program Y

24.7 150 1.2 3

30.5 221 0.6 8

Living Expenses
Estimated living expenses for singles Living on Living off Living campus campus at home N/A $21,998 $14,398

63.6 292 10.5 46

59.5 485 9.4 77

45.0 491

55.0 791

88.7 101

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California Western School of Law

05 155 153 150 Part-Time 239 72 18 3.1 230 25 189 8 20 Percentage 90.08 California Western School of Law 169 .56 3.5 114 24 27 13 9 2 60.5 8.15 78.7 0.2 0.50 3.3 3.276 322 3.2 3.2 13.8 82.8 3.683 1. not seeking.07 Average pass difference 6. wired connections available to students # of networked computers available for use by students Has wireless network? Require computer? $1.07 6.8 3.7 14.458 438 9 110 540 80 Y N # of states where employed Bar Passage Rates First-time takers Average school % Jurisdiction California 247 84.8 1.6 11 11.5 4.9 4.7 19.04 155 153 150 Full-Time 2. or studying for the bar) Type of Employment # employed in law firms # employed in business and industry # employed in government # employed in public interest # employed as judicial clerks # employed in academia Geographic Location # employed in state # employed in foreign countries 144 1 15 76.233.9 0.08 Takers Passers Pass % State % Diff % 183 154 84.922 1.4 12.5 Part-Time # % 94 25 26.0 Employment (9 months after graduation) Total Employment status known Employment status unknown Employed Pursuing graduate degrees Unemployed (seeking.3 12.2 4.120 $11.15 Reporting % Average state % 74.09 78.50 3.Official ABA Data California Western School of Law ABA Approved Since 1962 GPA and LSAT Scores Total # of apps # of offers # of matrics 75% GPA Median GPA 25% GPA 75% LSAT Median LSAT 25% LSAT 2.667 Informational and Library Resources Total amount spent on library materials Study seating capacity inside the library # of full-time equivalent professional librarians Hours per week library is open # of open.2 Total # receiving grants 348 Less than 1/2 tuition Half to full tuition Full tuition More than full tuition Median grant amount 163 111 43 31 $18.33 2.2 18.348 340 3.7 6 5 3 6.7 Grants and Scholarships (from prior year) Total # % Total # of students 887 39.28 3.2 9.28 3.4 5.8 1.93 154 151 148 JD Attrition (from prior year) Academic # 1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th year 35 0 2 0 Other # 31 5 0 0 Total # 66 5 2 0 % 18.5 Full-Time # % 793 323 152 105 38 28 40.3 6.