Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

The law school of Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix, known as Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Phoenix, AZ. Total 1,759 students are attending the law school and 303 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 166 and the average GPA is 3.85. The law school tuition & fees at Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is $48,570.

  • LSAT Average: 166
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $48,570
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $50,306
  • Acceptance Rate: 20.61%
  • Student Population: 1,759
  • First-Year Student: 303

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is $28,364 for Arizona residents and $48,570 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 2.68% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Arizona is $26,946 for Arizona residents and $38,818 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Arizona law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Arizona law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law$28,058$47,302$28,058$47,302$28,364$48,570
Arizona Law Schools$26,946$38,818 $26,946$38,818-
All U.S. Law Schools$38,035$43,389 $37,935$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 166 and the average GPA is 3.85 at Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.
The LSAT score of Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Arizona law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Arizona law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawArizona Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile158158155
50th percentile166165158
75th percentile167166161
GPA distribution
Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawArizona Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.363.363.27
50th percentile3.853.753.54
75th percentile3.943.883.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 5,717 students have applied to Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Among them, 1,178 students have accepted to admit and 303 have enrolled into Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawThe acceptance rate is 20.61% and the yield is 26%.
The acceptance rate of Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Arizona law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.
Admission Statistics
Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawArizona Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants5,7177,456475,703
Admitted1,1781,608135,643
Enrolled30342540,338
Acceptance Rate20.61%22.67%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.72%27.05%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,759 students enrolled to Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Among them 850 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 909 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 303 students newly joined to to Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. By gender, there are 158 men , 146 women, and 3 other/unknown gender first-time students at Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment1,3801,759
JD Enrollment812850
Non-JD Enrollment568909
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)351-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total269303
Men128158
Women144146
Other13

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 84.55% where 220 students took the exam and 186 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Arizona law schools (76.95%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates271262
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total278220
New Graduates237196
Prior Year Graduates3416
Early Takers78
No Exam Takers3453
Exam Passer241186
Exam Pass Rate86.69%84.55%
Arizona Pass Rate74.17%76.95%

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