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Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Rank 60 (USNWR 2023)
161
Median LSAT
3.69
Median GPA
34.4%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Loyola Law School Los Angeles
  • Loyola Marymount University—Los Angeles
  • LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY-LOS ANGELES

Loyola Law School Los Angeles is a law school located in Los Angeles, California. The school was ranked 60 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Loyola Law School Los Angeles is approximately 307.

Admissions website: https://www.lls.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: admissions@lls.edu

Admissions phone: 213.736.1074

Can I get into Loyola Law School Los Angeles with aGPA andLSAT?

Loyola Law School Los Angeles Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 157 161 163
GPA 3.46 3.69 3.81
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 3414 82
# Admissions offers 1175 -
Class size 307 89
% Accepted 34.4% 65
% Yield 25.8% 32

During the 2023 application cycle, 3,414 people applied and 1,175 were offered admission.

Loyola Marymount University—Los Angeles has a 1L class size of 307, and yield of 25.79%. 303 out of 1,175 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 25.79% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Loyola Marymount University—Los Angeles has a median LSAT of 161. The 25th percentile LSAT is 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 163.

The median GPA is 3.69. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.46 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.81.

Loyola Law School Los Angeles LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 403 applicants for the 2022-2023 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does Loyola Law School Los Angeles cost per year?

$63,412.00
Tuition
80th percentile
$63,412.00
CoA
71.00%
Grads with debt
45th percentile
$158,109.00
Average debt
97th percentile
$80,000.00
Salary, 25th %
86th percentile
$95,000.00
Salary
73rd percentile
$70,000.00
PI Salary
96th percentile
53.40%
Employment rate
47th percentile
87.90%
Bar pass rate
76th percentile

Cost of attending Loyola Law School Los Angeles

In 2023, tuition was $63,412 and the annual cost of attending was $63,412 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Loyola Law School Los Angeles employment outcomes

JD graduates from Loyola Marymount University—Los Angeles make $95,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $70,000.

67.9% of law graduates from Loyola Marymount University—Los Angeles go directly to work for law firms, while 1.4% clerk for a judge. 9.6% of graduates go into public interest.

87.9% of Loyola Marymount University—Los Angeles graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, founded in 1920, has had a profound impact on the legal profession in California and beyond. Members of its 17,000-plus alumni have gone on to become governors, US ambassadors, CEOs, Supreme Court clerks, state bar presidents, groundbreaking litigators, world-renowned scholars, and more. Known best for producing many of our nation’s most exciting and influential attorneys, Loyola instills in its graduates a deep commitment to public service and ethical practice while emphasizing the philosophical, analytical, and professional skills essential to the lawyering process. It was the first law school in California to establish a pro bono service requirement for its students, who annually give upwards of 40,000 hours of legal service to the community.

The Law School, a division of Loyola Marymount University (LMU), is housed on a campus designed for the study of law by world-renowned architect Frank O. Gehry, who has received international recognition for his work. Located on an entire city block in downtown Los Angeles, the Law School is outfitted with cutting-edge instructional technology. It includes several mock courtrooms with multiple cameras for trial and appellate advocacy practice, some of which occasionally stand in as venues for actual proceedings by the California Court of Appeals. In Loyola’s newly remodeled Social Justice Law Clinic, students and professors operate 21 clinics in a setting mirroring that of a law firm, with shared client space and resources. Loyola’s William M. Rains Law Library is one of the largest private law libraries in the western United States, providing extensive research capabilities with a collection of over 600,000 volumes and the latest advances in information technology. Additionally, its vast array of online subscriptions allows students to dive deep in researching a wide range of topics. Other amenities include a wireless-capable printing center and study rooms available for online reservation. Next door, students unwind in the Student Union, which features an entertainment center, large-screen TV, quiet lounge area, mini-kitchen, and desks.

Loyola’s central location, just minutes away from many courts, major law firms, and public interest agencies, provides excellent opportunities for our students. Students also have easy access to LA Live, an entertainment and sports venue that includes the Staples Center, Microsoft Theater, Grammy Museum, a movie theater, and restaurants.

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ImTiredOfThisGrandpa
17:48
yeah i did too, at the bottom
I just got that tab today too. Does that indicate possible waitlist? There’s a law school interest listed as document type and I wonder if that’s for a LOCI..?
ImTiredOfThisGrandpa
18:03
maybe. do any admitted people have the same tab?
Nope I do not have that tab
ImTiredOfThisGrandpa
18:36
oh man maybe WL then
legallyginger42
19:27
sucks bc I'm above their 75ths 😭 oh well
Who knows what having the tab means tho, time will tell...
@SpottedVivaciousBobcat: just got the WL
I do see the documents tab
My entire cycle is pretty much waitlists and I'm just about to give up man
one of my admitted friends has the documents tab
so maybe it happens when your decision is rendered
accepted or WL
My header message saying "Complete and In Review" just went away. There's nothing there and now I just see my status saying: "in review." Does this mean I should expect a decision soon?? Hoping for this week omg
@RaspyScientificBobcat: that's what happened with me
That happened to me and my decision came abt a week later
Nooooo i have the documents tab i hope it doesn't mean anything-- I don't think law school interest listed as an option necessarily means loci because all of the document options are for optional prompts?
including law school interest bc i wrote that prompt
Yea it could be that. I was just looking at anything to analyze lmao 😩
CheerfulyellowLeprechaun
20:17
i dont think it means anything
CheerfulyellowLeprechaun
20:17
I applied to another school and document tab was there as soon as I sent the app. I think it was just an update... I hope at least
ImTiredOfThisGrandpa
15:31
wave rn
still nothing
got waitlisted
13:47
Got waitlisted and withdrew immediately. Best of luck to the rest of you either waiting for decisions or on the waitlist. And congrats to those of you who were accepted!
Noo i'm sorry guys :( did you get an email or an update on your portal?
an email, portal just says 'decision rendered'
15:16
Same email
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