Our School

The University of San Francisco School of Law uniquely prepares you for a lifetime of advocacy, dedication to principle, and advancing justice.

Why join us?

San Francisco Advantage: We’re in the heart of one of the world’s most dynamic cities. San Francisco is home to firms big and small, global businesses, entrepreneurial enterprises, high-tech and biotech, public defender and district attorney offices, public interest organizations, and state and federal courts. Learning opportunities abound, right outside our doors.

Engaged Learning: At USF, education is intellectually demanding and intensely personal. Our expert faculty are accessible, our academic choices are broad, and we focus on professional skills training and real-world experience.

Equipped to Lead and Succeed: Our students are prepared to be successful, effective leaders who are inspired to do their part to change the world. Our alumni exemplify excellence in action, as leaders in corporations, firms, public agencies, and nonprofits, and as judges in state and federal courts across the country.

Passion for Justice: USF prepares students for successful careers that make a positive impact in the world. Our students and alumni are pursuing the common good, whether it’s through innovative legal service programs or integrating ethics and humanity into their corporate practice.

Margaret MullaneAt USF, there’s a real understanding that you’re not any less of a student because you’re willing to help out another student. This is a warm and welcoming community.

Margaret Mullane 3L, President, Student Bar Association