Admission Facts & Figures
Seattle University Law School boasts the Northwest's most diverse student body, with students representing more than 250 undergraduate schools and drawn from the top third of the national law school applicant pool.
|Student Body Spring 2013|
|Student to Faculty Ratio||12.1 to 1|
|First-year class 2013|
|First Year Enrollment||227 students (196 full-time and 31 part-time )|
|75th Percentile LSAT Score||158|
|25th Percentile LSAT Score||153|
|75th Percentile GPA||3.56|
|25th Percentile GPA||3.04|
|Students of Color||39%|
|Institutions Represented||over 100|
Seattle University Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.
Legal Writing Program
Our legal writing program is ranked No. 1 in the country by U.S. News & World Report and is a model nationwide.
Our Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic is ranked in the top 20, offering students a chance to represent real clients in real cases, and our Externship Program offers more than 400 placements in the state, country, and around the world.
A curriculum offering more than 100 different courses each year, including first-year electives, and featuring eight joint degree programs. Our program allows students to specialize in one of 14 areas of interest, including:
There are nearly 10,000 alumni practicing law or following law-related careers in 50 states, six U.S. territories, and 20 countries.
Rolling Admission Program
We have 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 students 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 Law School Annex, home to the clinic and externship program, is a half-block away.