Gould School of Law - University of Southern California
Gould School of Law - University of Southern California Overview
Founded in 1896, Gould School of Law - University of Southern California is a Private (not-for-profit) located in Los Angeles, CA. Gould School of Law is ranked 15th in Best Law Schools, 9th in Lowest Acceptance Rate, 7th in Expensive Law School Tuition. Next statements briefly introduces Gould School of Law with key academic facts.
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at Gould School of Law is 166 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
- The average GPA of enrolled students at Gould School of Law is 3.8 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
- The law school tuition at Gould School of Law is $67,191 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
- The acceptance rate at Gould School of Law is 17.69% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
- Total 1,295 law school students have enrolled to Gould School of Law.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at Gould School of Law is 87.73% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.
2020 Tuition & Fees
The 2020 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 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $60,275. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $48,715.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $18,064 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $18,064 when a student lives off campus.
Gould School of Law 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$64,908||$67,191|
|On-campus Living Costs||$17,400||$18,064|
|Off-campus Living Costs||$17,400||$18,064|
2020 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2020 average LSAT score of Gould School of Law is 166. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of Gould School of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.8 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).
2020 Law School Admission Scores Table
2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2020 acceptance rate at Gould School of Law is 17.69% where 5,648 applicants have applied to and 999 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 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 20.02% where 200 students finally enrolled out of 999 admitted students. The yield Gould School of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).
Gould School of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table
2020 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,295 law school students have enrolled to Gould School of Law. 590 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 705 students enrolled in Non-JD program. For Non-JD program students, 277 students have enrolled through distance learning.
203 first-time students have enrolled in Gould School of Law. By gender, 88 male and 115 female first-time students newly enrolled in Gould School of Law. With 3 pre-admitted students, there are 203 first-time law school Students at Gould School of Law.
Gould School of Law2020 Student Population Table
|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 87.73% - 220 students have taken and 193 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than California average bar exam pass rate (70.06%).
Gould School of Law Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table
|Number of Graduates||199||224|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||195||220|
|Prior Year Graduates||11||7|
|Early Exam Takers||0||1|
|No Exam Takers||12||10|
|Exam Pass Rate||81.02%||87.73%|
|California Pass Rate||61.84%||70.06%|