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Southwestern Law School

Rank 141 (USNWR 2023)

Applicants for the class of 2027 , matriculating 2024

118 applicants for the 2023 - 2024  cycle
0 / 40  , 0 rejected, 1 waitlisted, 1 withdrawn
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 152 154 157
GPA 3.1 3.36 3.58
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1855 62
# Admissions offers 934 -
Class size 343 92
% Accepted 50.4% 33
% Yield 36.3% 76
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 153 157 162
GPA 3.28 3.5 3.79
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT - 158 160
GPA - 3.48 3.58
Softs - Tier 3.11 Tier 3.11
Scholarship - - $107,652
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision -2
Days from UR to decision 1866
Interview invite rate 3.39%
Interview conversion rate 50.0%
URM LSAT differential -0.31
URM GPA differential -0.06
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Name Result Last seen GPA LSAT GRE URM WE Scholarship Sent Received Complete UR UR2 Interview invite Decision
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Name Result Last seen GPA LSAT GRE URM WE $$$$ Sent Received Complete UR UR2 II Decision
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Southwestern Law School
Elle Woods went here, 'nuff said.

Stats

$27,758.00
Tuition
78th percentile
$58,930.00
CoA
83rd percentile
81.90%
Grads with debt
85th percentile
$190,184.00
Average debt
100th percentile
$60,000.00
Salary, 25th %
41st percentile
$71,000.00
Salary
32nd percentile
$69,700.00
PI Salary
99th percentile
23.50%
Employment rate
4th percentile
56.10%
Bar pass rate
10th percentile

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Southwestern Law School Breakdown

In-school

Total cost of attendance$315,000
$105,000 x 3
Total scholarships$75,000
$25,000 x 3
Savings$10,000
Debt after three years$230,000
Assuming 10-year fixed rate loan
Total repaid@5.0%$11,500
Interest paid$11,500

After graduation

Annual breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Annual discretionary income$60,000

Monthly breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Monthly discretionary income$60,000

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Data is sourced from ABA 509 disclosures and USNWR.

Southwestern Law School

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lawschoollizard
19:06
Do they send a SCALE interview invite to all applicants?
Applied 3/14/2023 - no confirmation email sent, file still processing
gorgeofeternilperil
15:17
Anyone here get a SCALE interview?
gorgeofeternilperil
15:18
Applied Oct. In Review 2/15. Radio silence.
ricknshortie
14:25
seriously what is taking them so long?
18:40
Just got my A!
ricknshortie
19:31
omg congrats!!
Awesome stuff!
Hey guys just wanted to know for those of you that have got in how long was your application in review? I submitted mine not too long ago. And it got processed pretty fast and says its in review rn.
I just want to know when I should be expecting an answer because my top pick is the SCALE program
15:32
I was in review for 2 months
ricknshortie
15:42
why is this school's movement so slow?
20:18
I went UR April 4 and decision came in today
20:19
14* sorry
I applied 3/23 and I'm "File complete and in review"
16:34
anyone do the Part-time program?
[] SonSon
17:02
been over 4 months now :0
20:47
same
18:55
anyone ? I applied for part time
SteadyBumpyWizard
9:52
Has anyone this cycle received a decision?
been waiting since November
My portal currently says a decision had been reached and sent via email but its been hours
Xoxohkhehe
23:27
Just got my admission! Applied late nov.
16:50
@gorgeofeternilperil: I just got the email for a SCALE interview!
NessMendoza
16:40
Did anyone here apply for the online JD program and if so how long did it take you to get your response 😭
SteadyBumpyWizard
11:37
I got invited for an interview for the online JD program yesterday.
NessMendoza
14:39
@SteadyBumpyWizard: dang I wasn't aware they do interviews that's pretty nerve-wracking - is it an online interview?
SteadyBumpyWizard
15:43
Yeah it will be over zoom @nessmendoza
Blahbiddyblah
21:23
I applied to online JD in November, second LSAT score was released Jan 31st so app was complete then... no response, still "awaiting review" :(
NessMendoza
14:49
@Blahbiddyblah: applied 12/08, been in review since 1/22.. they move so slow and my whole life is riding on this decision lol I feel you :(
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