Western State University College of Law was founded in 1966 and is the oldest law school in Orange County. Western State University College of Law is recognized for its diverse student body with more than 40% minority enrollment. For two consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report rated Western State University #1 in its law school diversity index. Its nearly 10,000 graduates include hundreds of prosecutors and public defenders throughout the state, more alumni on the judicial bench in the region than any other law school, and countless professionals in private practice, in administrative and government positions within state and local bar, and in a number of diverse ethnic and gender-related organizations. The school?s graduates are well represented in other counties of Southern California and can be found across the country and beyond.
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|(Location) Fullerton, CA|
Western State Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 58% of its applicants. Comparatively, Westernstate is Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Early Decision 1 : 06/01
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 12/01
Application Fee : $60
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Western State Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Westernstate is Above Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Western State University 1L section size is 30% smaller than law schools in California and 30% smaller than all Private law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Western State University class of 2012 had an employment rate of 58% with 0% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2012, 96.1%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.