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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 2020

4,700
Applications
234
Enrolled JD
students
165
Median LSAT
3.83
Median GPA

Demographic Snapshot

United States icon

40

States represented

100+

Institutions represented

62%

Nonresident

7

Countries


29

First Generation

33%

Diversity
 

46%

Female

10%

LGBTQ+

Academic year 2020 - 2021

75
Majors
45
Enrolled MLS
students
325
Enrolled MLS
online students
3.19
Median GPA

Demographic Snapshot

United States icon

44

States represented

202

Institutions represented

28%

Nonresident

4

Countries


44.5%

Diversity

62%

Female

Fall 2020

25
Majors
64
Enrolled MSLB
students
3.45
Median GPA

Academic year 2020 - 2021

8
Majors
13
Enrolled LLM
students
3.48
Median GPA

Demographic Snapshot

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5

States represented

9

Institutions represented

53%

Nonresident

4

Countries


38%

Diversity

69%

Female

Class in Fall 2020

Incoming 2020 class profile

ASU Law welcomes its most highly credentialed and diverse class

Continuing its streak, ASU Law welcomes its most highly credentialed class for the third year in a row. The incoming fall 2020 Juris Doctor students have a median LSAT score of 165 and a median GPA of 3.83, ASU Law’s highest ever and up from last year’s 164 and 3.81. The class is also the most diverse in ASU Law’s history with one-third identifying as students of color.

On top of setting records for entering credentials and diversity, ASU Law again broke its record for JD applications at more than 4,700, a 28% increase over last year, while nationally applications remained nearly flat.

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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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