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Marshal Arwine

Make Justice Your Mission From Here

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By the Numbers


Alumni living in California


Hours of hands-on legal service provided to clients by students in six USF law clinics in 2022-2023


Student:Faculty ratio


Ranked third for law school with greatest resources for minority students by The Princeton Review


Approximate number of alumni judges


Hours each student typically spends practicing courtroom skills over two weeks during the intensive advocacy program


Student hours in civil, criminal, or judicial externships in 2022-2023


USF School of Law’s grade for its offerings in business, tax law, intellectual property, and technology law


Ranked 3rd best JD tax program and 8th best LLM tax program by Tax Talent


USF School of Law's grade for its offering in criminal law, international law, and family law   


Best law school for Latinx students, according to preLaw magazine


Best law school for Asian students, according to preLaw magazine

Susan Freiwald

Susan Freiwald

Dean, School of Law

We recognize that the law is fluid and dynamic — and we ensure that our students graduate fully equipped to serve as its stewards and as agents of its reform.”

Susan Freiwald

Dean, School of Law