Consumer Information (ABA Required Disclosures)


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



Some law schools will not accept transfer credit for courses taken as part of an online J.D. program.

Financial Aid

(ABA) Bar Passage Disclosure

2024 Bar Passage Outcomes report includes:

  • First-time Bar Passage (2021-2023)
  • Ultimate Bar Passage (2019-2021)

Employment Summary Report


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,, (916) 431-6924 (phone), (916) 263-1897 (fax).