Consumer Information (ABA Required Disclosures)

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Southwestern Law School is approved by the American Bar Association (Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738) and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.

ABA Required Disclosures

The following information is provided in accordance with the American Bar Association Standards 310 and 509.

Standard 509 Disclosure Report (PDF) includes:

  • Faculty profile
  • Class profile
  • Enrollment and ethnicity profile
  • GPA/LSAT profile
  • Attrition rates and other law school details
  • Summary of informational and library resources

Bar Admission Disclosure for Incoming Students

In addition to a bar examination, there are the character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

General Disclosures about Southwestern

Curriculum

Admissions

Financial Aid

(ABA) Bar Passage Disclosure

Employment Summary Report

Information on employment outcomes for the Class of 2020 may not reflect a particular law school’s typical results in this area. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, bar admission exams were canceled or delayed in many jurisdictions, thus making it more challenging for graduates to secure employment by the annual Graduate Employment Status Date of March 15. Please reference the 3 years of employment outcome data posted on the ABA Required Disclosures webpage of each ABA-Approved Law School or at www.abarequireddisclosures.org.

Facilities

Other Required Notices (BPPE)

An individual may contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for review of a complaint.  The bureau may be contacted at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, http://www.bppe.ca.gov, (916) 431-6924 (phone), (916) 263-1897 (fax).