smiling students on the BCLS walkway

Why ASU Law

#1

Law School in AZ since 2010

U.S. News & World Report, 2023

#12

Best Public law School

U.S. News & World Report, 2023

Ahead of University of Illinois-Urbana and University of California-Irvine

#30

Best law School

U.S. News & World Report, 2023

Ahead of Boston College and Fordham University

 

Entering Class Profile

Fall 2021 JD Class
 

ASU Law welcomes highest-credentialed, most diverse class in its history

New class represents students from more than 35 states, 11 countries

For the fifth year in a row, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is welcoming a record-breaking class of students. The Juris Doctor (JD) class of 2025 comprises close to 290 students from more than 35 states and 11 countries. It is the highest credentialed to date, with a median LSAT score of 167 and a median GPA of 3.85.

ASU Law remains steadfast in its commitment to diversifying the legal field, and this year’s JD class represents a record number of diverse scholars. Students of color make up more than 35% of the class, while 20% are first-generation college students and 19% identify as LGBTQ.

Read more

Bar passage

Bar passage rate

Bar Prep Session at BCLS

#1 in the state for bar passage

9th consecutive year as #1 overall bar passage

Read more

Employment

JD employment rate within 10 months of graduation

JD Employment Rate Bar Chart

Alumni in all 50 states

21% of students placed outside of Arizona

 

Notable Alumni

ASU Law in the community

First Amendment Clinic

Teaching aspiring lawyers how to help journalists defend their rights and promote government accountability.

Learn more

Criminal Justice Reform

Bridging the gap between academia and criminal justice reform with teachers and scholars enlightening the public and helping to reimagine the criminal justice system.

Learn more

Arizona Legal Center

Providing legal assistance for the public and legal support for the practitioner. Providing free legal aid and consultations in Arizona only and low-cost access to fee-for-service cases.

Learn more

Indian Legal Program

Making an impact on the Indian legal field for 30+ years with nationally recognized faculty members and all-star students.

Learn more

Discover


ASU Law

Phoenix and Arizona

See the sights of downtown Phoenix in this quick tour through the city's center

 

Nightlife in downtown Phoenix runs the gamut from sophisticated to historical to hipster. This video introduces you to some of the nightlife options available in Phoenix’s urban heart.

 

There are places in Arizona that defy the senses, daring you to believe the impossible. See the wonder of Arizona.