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Location

  • Our downtown campus is located in the center of San Diego's legal and cultural communities
  • 225 Cedar Street
    San Diego, CA 92101
    (619) 525-1401

History

  • Established in 1924; oldest law school in San Diego
  • ABA accreditation in 1962
  • AALS accreditation in 1967
  • State-of-the-art Law Library opened in 2000
  • WASC candidacy approved in 2020
  • See more about California Western's history.

Student, Alumni, and Faculty Profiles

  • Approximately 670 students (also see Entering Class Profile)
  • Average age of student population is 27
  • Multicultural student body
  • Women represent 52 percent of the student population
  • Alumni in all 50 states and more than 40 foreign countries
  • Faculty of 36 full-time professors

Degrees Offered

  • Juris Doctor (see the J.D. curriculum)
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (with San Diego State University)
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (with San Diego State University)
  • LLM/MCL for International Lawyers
  • Spanish Language LLM

Academic Schedule

Research Centers and Institutes

  • California Innocence Project
  • New Media Rights
  • Latin American Institute for Law and Justice

Clinical Internship Program

Places students in organizations that include:

Publications

Location

  • Our downtown campus is located in the center of San Diego's legal and cultural communities
  • 225 Cedar Street
    San Diego, CA 92101
    (619) 525-1401

History

  • Established in 1924; oldest law school in San Diego
  • ABA accreditation in 1962
  • AALS accreditation in 1967
  • State-of-the-art Law Library opened in 2000
  • WASC candidacy approved in 2020
  • See more about California Western's history.

Student, Alumni, and Faculty Profiles

  • Approximately 670 students (also see Entering Class Profile)
  • Average age of student population is 27
  • Multicultural student body
  • Women represent 52 percent of the student population
  • Alumni in all 50 states and more than 40 foreign countries
  • Faculty of 36 full-time professors

Degrees Offered

  • Juris Doctor (see the J.D. curriculum)
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (with San Diego State University)
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (with San Diego State University)
  • LLM/MCL for International Lawyers
  • Spanish Language LLM

Academic Schedule

Research Centers and Institutes

  • California Innocence Project
  • New Media Rights
  • Latin American Institute for Law and Justice

Clinical Internship Program

Places students in organizations that include:

Publications