Make Justice Your Mission From Here
Whatever your career ambitions, the University of San Francisco School of Law can help you get there. You’ll graduate ready to meet the legal needs of your clients today and our society tomorrow.
Find Your Program
USF offers a full menu of JD programs—full-time, part-time and several joint-degrees—to tailor your education to meet your career goals.
LLM & Graduate Tax Programs
USF offers four LLM & Graduate Tax programs to expand your professional expertise and qualifications.
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Our professors pursue an ambitious agenda of research, teaching, and service.
Admission & Aid
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School Life and Careers
Our students see each other as colleagues not competitors, part of a community motivated by a common goal. From the classroom to the clinics to the community, they work together in their educational journeys while forming personal and professional relationships that last a lifetime.
Law firms and legal employers around the country know that USF graduates are always ready to hit the ground running. Through a variety of externships, clinics, and other programs, USF School of Law equips students with the professional skills required of today's legal professionals.
The University of San Francisco School of Law uniquely prepares you for a lifetime of advocacy, dedication to principle, and advancing justice.
By the Numbers
Ranked first in best college location by Business Insider
Alumni living in California
Hours of hands-on legal service provided to clients by students in six USF law clinics in 2020-21
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
Law school with Best Quality of Life by The Princeton Review
Student hours in civil, criminal, or judicial externships in 2020-2021
Ranked eighth best law school for Asian students by preLaw magazine
USF School of Law’s grade for its offerings in business, intellectual property, and international law
Ranked 3rd best JD tax program and 8th best LLM tax program by Tax Talent
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.”
Dean, School of Law
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