The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law is the perfect climate for studying law™. And it’s not just about the perfect weather in Southern California and our location in America’s finest city, San Diego.
- It’s about our outstanding faculty. At USD, students find highly ranked, internationally recognized scholars and experts in their fields who are also great teachers. Our instructors also include leading practitioners and judges who teach as adjunct faculty, bringing their practical skills and experience into the classroom.
- It’s about our culture of collaboration. At USD, students are surrounded by other highly talented and motivated colleagues from diverse backgrounds who share a common commitment to excellence, teamwork and collaboration.
- It’s about our comprehensive curriculum and numerous centers and institutes. USD offers unsurpassed opportunities to learn just about every area of the law, gain highly valuable specialized legal expertise, explore the intersections between law and other disciplines and engage in important public interest and policy research.
- It’s about preparing you for professional and personal success. USD is committed to providing students with the kinds of hands-on practical experience—through our extensive clinics, advocacy programs, externships and other placement programs—that will help them find success and satisfaction in their careers.
- It’s about our alumni. USD graduates become part of a strong network of more than 14,000 law alumni who are successful in many fields, leaders in their communities around the world, and generous mentors to our students.
- It’s about our location. Beautiful San Diego is a global center of innovation, known especially for the life sciences, healthcare, technology and action sports industries. A city of entrepreneurs, who learn to work hard and play hard while enjoying the sun year ‘round.
- Outstanding faculty
- Innovative curriculum
- Commitment to student success
- Collaborative, diverse student body
- Extensive alumni network
- San Diego’s excellent business climate
- Great weather and America’s finest city