Western State College of Law

The law school of Western State College of Law at Argosy University, known as Western State College of Law, is a Private, 4 years school in Irvine, CA. Total 226 students are attending the law school and 107 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 150 and the average GPA is 3.11. The law school tuition & fees at Western State College of Law is $44,580.

  • LSAT Average: 150
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $44,580
  • Acceptance Rate: 46.03%
  • Student Population: 226
  • First-Year Student: 107

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Western State College of Law is $44,580 for law school students. The tuition increased by 3.39% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in California is $49,777 for California residents and $51,474 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 Western State College of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of California law schools.
The next table shows the Western State College of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the California 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
Western State College of Law$43,393$43,120$44,580
California Law Schools$49,057$51,474-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 150 and the average GPA is 3.11 at Western State College of Law.
The LSAT score of Western State College of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of California law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of Western State College of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of California law schools.
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
Western State College of LawCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile148149157155
50th percentile151150161158
75th percentile153153163161
GPA distribution
Western State College of LawCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile2.872.793.303.27
50th percentile3.113.013.563.54
75th percentile3.433.423.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 717 students have applied to Western State College of Law. Among them, 330 students have accepted to admit and 107 have enrolled into Western State College of LawThe acceptance rate is 46.03% and the yield is 32%.
The acceptance rate of Western State College of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of California law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Western State College of Law.
Admission Statistics
Western State College of LawCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants71765,607475,703
Admitted33016,123135,643
Enrolled1074,18840,338
Acceptance Rate46.03%32.75%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)32.42%27.00%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 226 students enrolled to Western State College of Law. All students enrolled in JD(Juris Doctor Degree) program .
For the first class, 107 students newly joined to to Western State College of Law. By gender, there are 45 men and 65 women first-time students at Western State College of Law. By attending status, 88 students enrolled as full-time and 22 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment284226
JD Enrollment231226
Non-JD Enrollment530
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)53-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total22176 1078822
Men1282 49369
Women1394 655213

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 51.69% where 89 students took the exam and 46 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of California law schools (77.86%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates11492
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total9289
New Graduates7452
Prior Year Graduates1837
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers4040
Exam Passer5246
Exam Pass Rate56.52%51.69%
California Pass Rate69.33%77.86%

Law Schools in California

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