California Western School of Law

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225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101

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#53 in Part-time Law

Law School Overview

The law school at California Western School of Law has an application deadline of April 1. Its tuition is full-time: $44,800 per year and part-time: $31,400 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 15.5:1. The law school at California Western School of Law has 88 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1924
Public/private Private
Law school designation National


Application deadline April 1
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (619) 525-1401
Admissions email


Full- and part-time faculty 88
Student-faculty ratio 15.5:1
Total faculty 103

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 581
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 282


Tuition and fees

full-time: $44,800 per year
part-time: $31,400 per year

Room and board $12,720


Employed at graduation2 N/A
Median private sector starting salary $60,000
Median public service starting salary $60,000


Total volumes and volume equivalents 335,814

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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