Each year, Santa Clara Law receives applications from all over the U.S. as well as many foreign countries. Our student body is among the most diverse in the country, and includes students with work experience in engineering, business, high tech, and more.

2017 Applicant Pool & Class Size:*
Applications received: 1954

  Full-time Part-time
Class Size: 180 42

 

Academic Profile:
  Full-time Part-time
25th Percentile GPA 3.04 2.97
Median GPA 3.29 3.27
75th Percentile GPA 3.46 3.51
 
25th Percentile LSAT 151 150
Median LSAT 154 153
75th Percentile LSAT 156 157

 

Demographics:

Women 60%
Men 40%
Minorities 56%

 

Age Distribution:

  Full-Time Part-Time
Median 23 27
Range 20-43 22-60

 

Top Five Feeder Schools (110 Represented):

UC Santa Cruz
UC Davis
UC Berkeley
Santa Clara University
UCLA

 

Top Majors:

Political Science
Philosophy
Sociology
Biology
English
International Studies

 

Top States (17 Represented; 84% from California):

California
Texas
Colorado
Virginia
Washington

 

Foreign Countries: (10 students representing 5 countries)

Canada
China
India
Italy
Pakistan

(There are an additional 13 permanent residents 1 each from Australia, Bulgaria, Egypt, Hong Kong, Mexico, and Pakistan, 3 from China and 4 from Korea)

 

Advanced Degrees: (22 students holding a total of 25 advanced degrees)

LLM
MA
MBA
MS
PhD

 

Tuition and Financial Aid:

Full-Time $48,916 28 semester units
Part-Time $36,687 21 semester units

Students receiving scholarships: 65%
(145 of 222 enrolled students received scholarship)

Median award (among those receiving scholarship): $25,000

Average award (among those receiving scholarship): $22,813

Award range: $5000-$48,916

Full-tuition IP Fellows: 5

Total scholarships awarded: $3,307,893

* As of August 7, 2017. Subject to change.

Santa Clara University extends equal employment and educational opportunity to all people regardless of race, sex, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, source of income, or handicap. This policy is in accordance with the objectives set forth by federal statutes and presidential executive orders.