Admission Facts & Figures
Seattle University Law School boasts the Northwest's most diverse student body: 1032 students representing more than 250 undergraduate schools and drawn from the top third of the national law school applicant pool. See below for a breakdown of the statistics that comprise our student body and acquaint yourself with additional highlights of Seattle University School of Law.
Seattle University Law School is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools.
Legal Writing Program
A legal writing program the ABA has called among the finest in the nation and a clinical program singled out by the ABA with the prestigious E. Smythe Gambrell Award for Professionalism.
An academic program allowing students to specialize in one of 14 areas of interest, including:
There are 9,500 alumni practicing law or following law related careers in 50 states, six U.S. territories and 20 countries.
Rolling Admission Program
A rolling admission program with a March 1 priority deadline; an early enrollment option through which all admitted students may begin legal studies in the summer, rather than waiting until fall; and a flexible schedule through which they can complete their first year in 9, 12, or 15 months.
The School of Law's home, Sullivan Hall, is located on the campus of Seattle University, a private institution founded in 1891 and one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges. We are a 15-minute walk from downtown Seattle, the region's largest city and the Northwest's center of business and legal practice.
The School of Law administers a comprehensive financial assistance program through which $37 million dollars in scholarships, loans, and work-study funds are awarded annually to nearly 90% of our students.
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|Student Body Spring 2012
|Student to Faculty Ratio
||12.3 to 1|
|First-year class 2012|
|First Year Enrollment||287 students|
|75th Percentile LSAT Score||159|
|25th Percentile LSAT Score||154|
|75th Percentile GPA||3.5|
|25th Percentile GPA||3.07|
|Students of Color||30%|