Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#1 in Legal Writing
#20 in Part-time Law
Law School Overview
The full-time program application fee at the School of Law at Seattle University is $60. The part-time program application fee at the School of Law at Seattle University is $60. Its tuition is full-time: $39,884 per year and part-time: $33 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 12.0:1. The School of Law at Seattle University has 105 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
The Seattle University School of Law is a large, private law school with the only part-time law program in Washington state. The institution has a high law school ranking for its legal writing program, which includes a training course throughout law students’ first year. Students can also get training in one of about 15 specializations, including business law, environmental, natural resource and land use law, and intellectual property law. For students interested in earning two degrees at once, Seattle University School of Law offer joint degree programs including a J.D./M.B.A. in conjunction with the University of Seattle Albers School of Business and Economics and a J.D./Master of Sport Administration through the Seattle University College of Arts and Sciences.
Students can get hands-on training through the Seattle University School of Law’s Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic, where they counsel real clients and deal with trusts and estates, nonprofit organizations, and more. The Seattle University School of Law operates a variety of centers and institutes, including the Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law, and Society; the Access to Justice Institute; and the Center for Indian Law and Policy.
Outside of class, students might consider a variety of law school organizations to join, including the Entertainment and Sports Law Association and the Wine and Beverage Law Society. Eligible students may also consider joining a legal journal, including the Seattle University Law Review and the Seattle Journal for Social Justice.
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|Law school designation||National|
|Full-time program application fee||$60|
|Part-time program application fee||$60|
|Admissions Phone||(206) 398-4200|
|Full- and part-time faculty||105|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||325|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $39,884 per year
|Room and board||$14,346|
|Employed at graduation 2||N/A|
|Median private sector starting salary||$76,250|
|Median public service starting salary||$52,066|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||398,066|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data