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Current students taking a group selfie at CWSL

Colleagues are important in a legal career. The people you meet in law school will become associates, partners, and perhaps even mentors—not just in class, but throughout your professional life. When choosing a law school, consider who your classmates will be. At California Western, you'll be in good company. The entering class of 2017 is as impressive in their credentials as they are diverse, bringing a wealth of experience into the classroom.

  • Total entering JD students: 232
  • Women: 60%
  • Ethnic minorities: 47%
  • Average age: 26
  • Outside San Diego: 71%
  • Outside CA: 27%
  • Outside USA: 5%
  • Language fluency: 49% are fluent in language other than English; of those, 41% are fluent in Spanish
  • Military service: 6%
  • LGBTQ: 7%
  • Most popular major: Political Science
  • Most popular undergraduate school: UC San Diego and San Diego State University

Get to know a few of our students. Say hello on social media, or schedule a campus visit to meet them and other members of your new network.