Gould School of Law - University of Southern California
Founded in 1896, Gould School of Law - University of Southern California is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Los Angeles, CA. The next statements briefly introduces Gould School of Law based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 168 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.82 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $67,191 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 13.0% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 1,414 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 92.1% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
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.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$64,908||$67,191|
|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).
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%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2021-2022, 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.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||195||277||-|
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%).
|Number of Graduates||199||224||190|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||195||220||178|
|Prior Year Graduates||11||7||2|
|Early Exam Takers||0||1||0|
|No Exam Takers||12||10||10|
|Exam Pass Rate||81.02%||87.73%||92.13%|
|California Pass Rate||61.84%||70.06%||78.51%|