Loyola Marymount University

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919 Albany Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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#87 Best Law Schools


Law School Overview

The Loyola Law School Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University has an application deadline of February 2. The full-time program application fee at the Loyola Law School Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University is $65. The part-time program application fee at the Loyola Law School Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University is $65. Its tuition is full-time: $45,980 per year and part-time: $30,795 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 15.1:1. The Loyola Law School Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University has 118 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

Loyola Law School Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University is a law school with high rankings for its trial advocacy and tax law specialties. The school is located in downtown L.A., putting students close to powerhouse players in the entertainment industry, among other sectors. Interested students may be eligible to complete the Entertainment Law Practicum, in which they get hands-on experiences with employers such as Paramount Pictures, MGM-UA Studios, and Warner Bros. Television. In addition, Loyola Los Angeles students work on the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review, as well as the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review.

Loyola Law School offers both a day program and an evening program for those seeking a J.D. The school also offers a J.D./M.B.A. program in conjunction with the Loyola Marymount University College of Business Administration for students looking to earn dual degrees in four years, rather than the standard five. Law students also have the option to complete a joint J.D./Tax L.L.M. program in three years.

Loyola Law School Los Angeles requires all law students to do pro bono work before they graduate. The law school operates a number of research centers and institutes, including the Cancer Legal Resource Center, the Sports Law Institute, and the Center for Juvenile Law & Policy. Loyola Los Angeles also offers intensive seminars, including the Journalist Law School, which educates professional reporters who want to know more about the legal system for free over four days.

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Year founded 1920
Public/private Private
Law school designation National


Application deadline February 2
Full-time program application fee $65
Part-time program application fee $65
Admissions phone (213) 736-1074
Admissions email Admissions@lls.edu
Website http://www.lls.edu


Full- and part-time faculty 118
Student-faculty ratio 15.1:1
Total faculty 138

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 975
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 389


Tuition and fees

full-time: $45,980 per year
part-time: $30,795 per year

Room and board $16,358


Employed at graduation2 22.9%
Median private sector starting salary $75,000
Median public service starting salary $61,473


Total volumes and volume equivalents 586,128

* 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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