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.

2015 Applicant Pool & Class Size:*
Applications received: 2228

Full-time Part-time
Class Size: 228 32

 

Academic Profile:
  Full-time Part-time
25th Percentile GPA 3.07 2.84
Median GPA 3.23 3.39
75th Percentile GPA 3.40 3.69
 
25th Percentile LSAT 153 153
Median LSAT 155 157
75th Percentile LSAT 157 161

 

Demographics


Women 51%
Men 49%
Minorities 46%
(or 43% per ABA reporting guidelines which count non-resident aliens separately)

 

Age Distribution:

Full-Time Part-Time
Median 24 32
Range 19-59 21-62

 

Top Feeder Schools (109 Represented):

UCLA
UC Berkeley
UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Cruz
UC Davis
Santa Clara University
UC San Diego

 

Top States (25 Represented; 76% from California):

California Nevada
Arizona New York

 

Foreign Countries:

Canada
China
Germany
India
Iran
Italy
Mexico
Singapore

 

Advanced Degrees (29 students hold advanced degrees):

MA
MBA
MFA
MLIS
MS
PhD

 

Tuition and Financial Aid:

Full-Time $48,690 30 semester units
Part-Time $34,083 21 semester units

 

Students receiving scholarships

(239 of 267 enrolled students received scholarship)
90%
Median award $20,000
Award range $5000-$48,690
Total scholarships awarded $4,490,879

 

* As of October 5, 2015. 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.