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3.9 of 5 stars (6 Ratings)

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Great School

5.0 of 5 stars

February 2017 | CURRENT STUDENT

Uppers

Practical courses and learning. The atmosphere is very inviting and inspiring.

Downers

Law schools in general have gotten very expensive and professors who are tenured with giant salaries are a downer.

Comments

If you want to practice in Southern California then you should go to this school.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Good school for SD

4.0 of 5 stars

February 2016 | CURRENT STUDENT

Uppers

Excellent out of class room opportunities - externships, internships, moot court, law review.

Downers

The cost of attendance might not be worth it for some

Comments

Get a decent scholarship and work hard each year so that it is affordable

Would You Recommend

Yes

Law School

5.0 of 5 stars

September 2015 | FORMER STUDENT

Uppers

Great faculty and staff. Tech Entrepreneurship clinic helps place students at large firms with opportunities for full time employment

Downers

Career center could have been much more helpful than they were

Comments

If you want to go to school in San Diego then USD Law is where you want to be. It has the best reputation in the community.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Low Job Prospects; Beautiful Weather

1.0 of 5 stars

April 2015 | CURRENT STUDENT

Uppers

Sunny San Diego is a gorgeous city to live in. The people are wonderful and the city has a great vibe, with lots of tech companies and startups.

Downers

Even in a good economy, USD Law School had poor job prospects. Now imagine how bad it is in this economy.

Comments

You need to get a full ride or go to another school. Don't roll the dice on this school.

Would You Recommend

No

4.3 of 5 stars

2010 | VERIFIED STUDENT

Academics

When I was a student, the fixed curve was fairly harsh - pegged for mostly C grades, a handful of B and D grades and only a few A grades plus mandatory F grades based on the size of each class. That curve also had the highest possible grade of 90, which makes little sense. Luckily, that fixed cure has since been softened so that most students will earn a B and professors are no longer required to fail anyone.
Students are more collaborative and helpful than competitive, which makes USD a much nicer place to study the law.

Quality of Life

San Diego is America's finest city.

Admissions

Standard law school application materials.

Graduation Year

2006

4.0 of 5 stars

2010 | VERIFIED STUDENT

Quality of Life

San Diego is a laid-back beautiful beach city. San Diego's laid-back and friendly attitude seeps into the law school. I found most of the students, staff and faculty to be friendly and approachable. I never felt crushing competition and unbearable pressure at USD.

Level

3

Graduation Year

2010