School of Law

Marshal Arwine

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.

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By the Numbers


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


Student:Faculty ratio


Approximate number of alumni judges


Alumni living in California


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


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


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


Best law school for Latinx students, according to preLaw magazine


Best law school for Asian students, according to preLaw magazine

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Johanna Kalb

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.”

Johanna Kalb

Dean, School of Law

Meet Our Students

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“Professors here engage with students, provide guidance, and offer support inside and outside the classroom.”

Anoosh Ali ’25

Tucker Vert

“The work ethic you learn in law school is incredibly helpful for life.”

Tucker Cottingham ’11

Joe Soberon

“I can stay after class and talk to my professors, who are mostly former judges or practicing attorneys. And my counselors, too. I can always go upstairs and talk with them about internships and careers.”

Joe Soberon ’25

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