Class Profile

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.

Our Enrolled Students*

We received 2,598 applications for fall 2013 Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Enrolled Students (246) 216 30
75th Percentile GPA 3.41 3.50
Median GPA 3.21 3.27
25th Percentile GPA 2.97 2.93
75th Percentile LSAT 160 159
Median LSAT 157 157
25th Percentile LSAT 155 155



Women 44%
Men 56%
Minorities 41%



Full-Time Part-Time
Range 20-52 22-37
Median 24 28


Top States (24 Represented)

California New York
Washington Pennsylvania


Foreign Countries (10 Represented)

Canada Korea
China Kuwait
Hong Kong Mexico
India The Netherlands
Japan South Africa


Top Feeder Schools (91 Represented)

UC Davis
UC Berkeley
Santa Clara
UC Santa Cruz



Full-Time $45,000 30 semester units
Part-Time $31,500 21 semester units



Students receiving scholarships 63%
Median award $15,000
Award range $4500-$45,000
Full tuition Dean’s Fellows 2
Full tuition IP Fellows 2
Total scholarships awarded $2,785,300


* As of October 5, 2013. 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.