USD School of Law was accredited by the American Bar Association in 1961. The law school is also a member of the American Association of Law Schools and one of the 81 member schools of the Order of the Coif.
Admissions and Entering Class Profile
- All applicants to the law school must read the statement on character and fitness for the Bar.
- Applicants may also review the profile of students enrolled in Fall 2013. More detailed information about our complete student body is available in our general consumer information document (PDF).
- General information for transfer applicants is available on the transfer information web page. This page provides our process and policies. For more detail, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for Transfer Students in the same section.
Career Services Statistics
Applicants and current students should refer to our Office of Career and Professional Development website to view our nine-month employment data for the graduating classes of 2012 and 2011.
Tuition, Scholarships and Financial Aid
The law school’s most recent tuition and cost of enrollment information are posted on our Financial Aid website. Applicants and current students should refer to our Academic Scholarships and USD Law School Grants web page for more information about our awards.
Student Complaints Concerning Compliance with the ABA Standards (Standard 512)
Students should refer to the Student Complaint web page if they encounter a significant problem that directly implicates the law school’s program of legal education and its compliance with the ABA Standards.