Vault Rating: 4 out of 5


  • The Trojan Network helps students find jobs after graduation
  • Strong diversity among its student body
  • Generous merit-based scholarship program and Loan Repayment Assistant Program
  • California location


  • First year classes are too reliant on the Socratic method
  • Grueling academic schedule
  • No need-based scholarships

The Bottom Line

  • The Trojan Network is more than a slogan - it is a way of life. Students at USC Gould School of Law have an influential alumni network to tap into for top jobs in and out of Southern California.


Of the 5,012 candidates who applied to the University of Southern California (USC) Gould School of Law last year, only 1,457 were offered admittance to the school and only 188 ended up enrolling into the J.D. program. While a majority of students come from California, 36% of accepted...  

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