Five smiling students on the Beus Center for Law and Society 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

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.

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Bar passage

Bar passage rate

Graph showing the national bar passage rate is 80.3% and the ASU Law bar passage rate is 87.3%
Three students smiling while sitting in lecture hall during orientation watching the front of the classroom


JD employment rate within 10 months of graduation

JD Employment Rate Bar Chart

Alumni in all 50 states

27.1% 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.


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