Law School Tuition & Fees

The 2021 law school tuition at Gould School of Law - University of Southern California is $67,191. The law school tuition has increased by 3.52% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $61,503. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $61,396.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $18,956 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment) and $18,956 when a student lives off campus.
Gould School of Law 2021 Tuition & Fees
20202021
Law School Tuition & Fees$64,908$67,191
Undergraduate Program$60,275$61,503
Graduate Program$48,715$61,396
On-campus Living Costs$18,676$18,956
Off-campus Living Costs$18,676$18,956

2021 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2021 average LSAT score for Gould School of Law is 168. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Gould School of Law's LSAT score is higher (competitive score) (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.82, which is the higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
Gould School of Law 2021 LSAT and GPA
201920202021
LSAT
75th Percentile167167169
50th Percentile166166168
25th Percentile163163165
GPA
75th Percentile3.893.913.9
50th Percentile3.783.83.82
25th Percentile3.613.653.6

2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2021 acceptance rate at Gould School of Law is 13.0% where 6,839 applicants have applied to and 886 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Gould School of Law is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 39.9%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 22.9% where 203 students finally enrolled out of 886 admitted students. The yield Gould School of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
Gould School of Law 2021 Acceptance Rate and Yield
201920202021
Applicants5,6955,6486,839
Admitted1,096999886
Enrolled196200203
Acceptance Rate19.2%17.7%13.0%
Yield17.9%20.0%22.9%

2021 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,414 law school students have enrolled to Gould School of Law. 613 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 801 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
212 first-time students have enrolled in Gould School of Law. By gender, 78 male , 132 female, and 2 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in Gould School of Law. With 9 pre-admitted students, there are 212 first-time law school Students at Gould School of Law.
Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2021 Student Population at Gould School of Law
201920202021
Total Enrollment1,2111,2951,414
JD Enrollment614590613
Non-JD Enrollment597705801
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)195277-
2021 First-year Student Population Gould School of Law
20202021
Total203212
Men8878
Women115132
Other02

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Gould School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 92.13% - 178 students have taken and 164 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than California average bar exam pass rate (78.51%).
2021 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Gould School of Law
201920202021
Number of Graduates199224190
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total195220178
New Graduates184212176
Prior Year Graduates1172
Early Exam Takers010
No Exam Takers121010
Exam Passer158193164
Exam Pass Rate81.02%87.73%92.13%
California Pass Rate61.84%70.06%78.51%

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