smiling students on the BCLS walkway

Why ASU Law


Law School in AZ since 2010

U.S. News & World Report, 2023


Best Public law School

U.S. News & World Report, 2023

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


Best law School

U.S. News & World Report, 2023

Ahead of Boston College and Fordham University


Entering Class Profile

Fall 2021 JD Class

Incoming 2021 class profile

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

Continuing its streak, ASU Law welcomes its most highly credentialed class for the fourth year in a row. The incoming fall 2021 Juris Doctor students have a median LSAT score of 166 and a median GPA of 3.85, ASU Law’s strongest ever. It is also the largest class in school history, with over 300 first-year JD students attending this fall.

ASU Law also set a record for the fourth year in a row for the number of JD applications it received — more than 5,700, up over 20% from last year. Applications to ASU Law’s JD program have tripled in the past five years.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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Indian Legal Program

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

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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.


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