ABA Required Disclosures

Seattle University School of Law is committed to transparency and providing easy access to information. As a school accredited by the American Bar Association's Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, we comply with the disclosures required by Standard 509.

2018 Fall Enrollment Data

Students: 215
75th percentile LSAT: 157 
25th percentile LSAT: 150
75th percentile GPA: 3.54 
25th percentile GPA: 3.03
Average age: 27
Women: 63 percent
Students of color: 32 percent
Undergrad institutions represented: 104

Complete enrollment, graduation, and attrition data (PDF)


Faculty and Administration

Faculty-student ratio: 10.5 to 1
Full-time faculty: 53 
Non-full-time faculty: 113 
Visiting and affiliated faculty
Dean Annette E. Clark
Dean's Leadership Team



Sullivan HallSullivan Hall: An award-winning facility with state-of-the-art technology throughout its library, classrooms, courtrooms, study areas, and other academic, administrative, and student activity spaces.


Bar Passage

2018 Bar Exam Outcomes (PDF)
82.22 percent pass (2013)
75.94 percent pass (2014)
75.69 percent pass (2015)

Employment Outcomes

Kathy KimFor Class of 2017 graduates, 83 percent are working (as of March 15, 2018, which is the employment cut-off date utilized by the ABA). Of those employed, 76.5 percent are in careers for which bar membership is required or anticipated and 17 percent are in positions for which a JD provides an advantage (these include full-time, part-time, long-term, and short-term positions); 48.5 percent work at law firms; 19 percent in business; 16 percent in government; 9 percent in public interest; and 6 percent in judicial clerkships; and 1.5 percent in education

Complete employment statistics

All percentages are rounded to the nearest half number.


Our Academic Program

Academic calendar
Curricular offerings
Library resources


Cost of Attendance

Tuition: $1,550/credit; $46,500/year
Application: $65 fee
Tuition deposit: $250 due one month after admission; $250 due June 1 for fall students
Estimated living costs: $26,230 (12 months)



Students receiving scholarships: 444
Median scholarship award: $20,000
Conditional scholarships: 160 (2017-18 academic year). Of those, 52 had their award reduced or eliminated.
Refund policies (PDF)
Read more about our scholarship program


Transfer Policies

Seattle University School of Law welcomes transfer students.


Complete Report

2018 Standard 509 Report (PDF)