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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

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JD Programs

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.

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


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


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

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Dean, School of Law

Susan Freiwald

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

Susan Freiwald