Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#6 in Part-time Law
#7 in Tax Law
#6 in Trial Advocacy
Law School Overview
The Loyola Law School Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University has an application deadline of February 3. 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: $44,230 per year and part-time: $29,625 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 15.2:1. The Loyola Law School Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University has 127 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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|Law school designation||National|
|Application deadline||February 3|
|Full-time program application fee||$65|
|Part-time program application fee||$65|
|Admissions Phone||(213) 736-1074|
|Full- and part-time faculty||127|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||411|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $44,230 per year
|Room and board||$16,038|
|Employed at graduation 2||22.6%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$75,000|
|Median public service starting salary||$63,000|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||619,713|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data