Seattle University School of Law

Seattle University School of Law

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Seattle University School of Law is a Jesuit law school with a strong focus on social justice principles and practical lawyering skills. That is carried out through its clinics and focus on public interest, where it earns an A+. 
The law school’s Legal Writing Program consistently ranks in the top five in the United States. Law students represent real clients in their first year as part of a collaboration between the legal writing department and the clinical program or a local nonprofit.
Seattle U Law offers both a full-time and a part-time program (offered in a hybrid online format). It also offers experiential opportunities around the country and the world. 
The unique Access Admission Program helps to diversify the legal profession by recognizing candidates from historically disadvantaged and under-represented communities.
Seattle University law students excel on the bar exam, with a 96.7 percent ultimate pass rate for the Class of 2016.


Admission Profile
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75th Percentile1573.54
25th Percentile1503.03
Financial Profile
Tuition Part-time$31,064$31,064
Living Expenses
Median grant$20000
Percent receiving grants73.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Post-grad employment 84.70%
NJ Employment71.85
Bar Passage69.45%
Academic Profile
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Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Employment and Labor Law
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Estate Planning
Family Law/Child & Family
Governmental Affairs and Regulations
Health Law
Human Rights
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Public Interest/Social Justice
Real Estate Transactions
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trial Advocacy