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Western State By The Numbers
11,000 + graduates
who have earned their J.D. degree at Western State.
79% bar pass rate
for first-time takers on the July 2012 CA Bar Exam. Western State students scored above average among ABA law schools.
53% of Fall 2013 class
is ethnic minorities and students of color.
30% of faculty
are minorities at Western State.
50% of faculty
are women at Western State.
19 student organizations
representing different interest areas of the law are active on campus.
22% of students
2 starting classes
per year– August and January. Full-time and part-time options are available for both starting classes!
92% bar pass rate
for first-time takers on the February 2012 CA Bar Exam. Western State scored the highest in the state!
of academic excellence, making Western State the oldest law school in Orange County.
and judicial officers in California graduated from Western State.
15% of District Attorneys and Public Defenders
in Orange County are Western State graduates.
to Los Angeles, a world center of business and culture.
15 student attorneys
were enrolled in the Immigration Clinic in Fall 2013
2 Certificate Programs
in Criminal Law and Business Law for students who seek to specialize.
100% of eligible students
find placements in Externships and receive individual career guidance.
of sunshine each year. Southern California boasts one of the most desirable climates in the world.
of beautiful, sandy Pacific Ocean coastline including Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach and Newport Beach.