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Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
84%
Number students applying:
1,381
Number students accepted:
1,164
First-year attrition rate:
31%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
149
Median:
145
25th percentile:
141

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.13
Median:
2.84
25th percentile:
2.58

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $44,900 $33,700
Non-resident $44,900 $33,700
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $23,070
Off Campus $23,070                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
765
Number students enrolled full-time:
518
Number students enrolled part-time:
247
Number of first-year students:
200

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
47%
% Women students:
53%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
15%
% Minority students:
47%
% International students:
1%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
1
Names of law journals:
Thomas Jefferson Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
14%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
12%
% of students in field placements:
57%
% of students in simulation courses:
50%

Curriculum Strengths

Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property,
International Law,
Public Interest,
Trial Skills and Litigation

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 30% 87
National Employment Rate 2013 29% 85
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer CA 68% 119
State 2nd Largest Employer NV 4% 7
State 3rd Largest Employer FL 3% 5
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer CA 67% 114
State 2nd Largest Employer NV 8.3% 14
State 3rd Largest Employer IL 2.4% 4

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
5.3%
Law Firm 2-10
33.1%
Law Firm 11-25
4.1%
Law Firm 26-50
3%
Law Firm 51-100
0.6%
Law Firm 101-250
0
Law Firm 251-500
0.6%
Law Firm 501+
0.6%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
20.1%
Government
4.7%
Public Interest / Service
1.8%
Clerkships Federal
0.6%
Clerkships State / Local
3%
Education / Academia
1.8%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 CA 49% 71%
State 2 NV 70% 74%
State 3 TX 71% 85%
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 CA 54% 71%
State 2 CO 100% 84%
State 3 NV 63% 74%
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 CA 37% 72%
State 2 FL 75% 80%
State 3 WA 75% 64%

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
facebook.com/tjslsba
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

1155 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
Region:
Far West
Main Phone:
619-297-9700
Admissions Phone:
619-961-4300
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Thomas
F.
Guernsey
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Michigan
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Wayne State University
Graduate Degree:
LLM
School:
Temple University
Director of Admissions:
Timothy
Spearman
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Graduate Degree:
MBA
School:
California State University-Dominguez Hills

Reputation Profile

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