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Why ASU Law

#1

Law School in AZ
since 2010

-U.S. News & World Report

#9

Public Law School

-2022 U.S. News & World Report

Ahead of University of Iowa, University of Illinois at Urbana, University of California - Irvine, William and Mary

#25

Best Law School

-2022 U.S. News & World Report

Ahead of George Washington University, Emory University, Boston College, Fordham University

Entering Class Profile

Fall 2021

5,700+
Applications
312
Enrolled JD
students
166
Median LSAT
3.85
Median GPA

Demographic Snapshot

United States icon

40

States represented

130+

Institutions represented

63%

Nonresident

8

Countries


55

First Generation

32%

Students of Color
 

49%

Women and non-binary

11%

LGBTQIA+

Academic year 2021 - 2022

71
Majors
30
Enrolled MLS
students
153
Enrolled MLS
online
students
3.34
Median GPA

Demographic Snapshot

United States icon

38

States represented

121

Institutions represented

72%

Nonresident

5

Countries


39%

Students of Color

69%

Women and non-binary

Fall 2021

30
Majors
64
Enrolled MSLB
students
3.48
Median GPA

Demographic Snapshot

United States icon

26

States represented

43

Institutions represented

67%

Nonresident

7

Countries


50%

Students of Color

35%

Women and non-binary

Academic year 2021 - 2022

1
Majors
1
Enrolled LLM
students
3.57
Median GPA

Demographic Snapshot

United States icon

1

States represented

1

Institutions represented

0%

Nonresident

1

Countries


0%

Students of Color

100%

Women and non-binary

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

8th consecutive year as #1 overall bar passage

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Employment

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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