University of La Verne College of Law

General Info

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In January 2001, the University of La Verne College of Law opened the doors to its state-of-the-art law campus in the City of Ontario, in Southern California?s Inland Empire region. The College of Law is located on a seven acre site next to the Ontario Civic Center and the new City Library. With a spacious Atrium Tower and other amenities, the College of Law building has approximately 64,000 square feet. A large grass lawn and park area, with tables and benches, on the north side of the building provide shade trees and places for students to relax. Parking for 300 cars is provided in a lot immediately adjacent to the law school.

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La Verne Law School Admissions

La Verne Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 65% of its applicants. Comparatively, Laverne is Lower than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2027 678 438 (64.60%) 95 (14.0%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.64 2.90 3.22
LSAT 144 147 150

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $26,323 $26,323
Part Time $20,923 $20,923

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: $29,476
  • Living off-campus: $29,476
  • Living at home: $29,476

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: N/A
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: 07/01
  • Application Fee: N/A

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La Verne Law School Community

La Verne Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Below Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Laverne is Above Average.

Student body

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 9
  • Part Time: 18


  • # Female Faculty: 10
  • # Minority Faculty: 13


21.6 Students

1 Faculty

Housing Options

  • On Campus Housing: No
  • Graduate Housing: No
  • Law Specific Housing: No

La Verne Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. La Verne Law School 1L section size is 213% smaller than law schools in California and 204% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

La Verne Law School: 48
California Average: 150
PRIVATE School Average: 146

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 244
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 30

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 30
  • Law Journals: 26
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 15.5%
  • Second Year: 0.0%
  • Third Year: 0.0%
  • Fourth Year: 0.0%

La Verne Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The La Verne Law School class of 2022 had an employment rate of 70% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2022, 100.0%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 68.0%
  • Business: 10.0%
  • Government: 13.0%
  • Public Interest: 3.0%
  • Academia: 3.0%
  • California: 94%
  • Utah: 3%
  • Colorado: 3%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 100.0%
  • First Time Takers: 47
  • Average School: 74.5%
  • Average State: 66.8%
  • Pass Difference: 7.7%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • California: 66.1%
  • Passed: 33 of 45 (73.3%)
  • State Average: 66.8%
  • Difference: 7.3%