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Law school welcomes diverse class of entering first-year students

There are 224 students in the class, with 178 full-time students and 46 in the hybrid online Flex JD program for part-time students. Students of color comprise 37 percent of the entering class, an increase from 35 percent last year. Thirty-two percent were the first in their family to attend college.

August 17, 2022


Law school awards inaugural Bond scholarship to aspiring defender

Cierrah Loveness is an aspiring public defender from Mount Vernon, Washington, and the first recipient of Seattle University School of Law’s newly created Dean James E. Bond Endowed Scholarship.

March 18, 2022 | Announcements


Seattle University selects new dean to lead law school

Former Miami Law dean Anthony E. Varona brings strong legal background, leadership experience to position

February 17, 2022 | Announcements


President Peñalver welcomes law students to Seattle University

In his first address to students since becoming Seattle University’s leader in July, President Eduardo Peñalver welcomed the School of Law’s incoming students with an inspiring reminder about the role lawyers play in society.

August 19, 2021


Law school welcomes newest class of 'society's problem solvers'

With this incoming class, the law school maintains its status as the Pacific Northwest's most diverse law school, with 40 percent students of color. Seventeen percent are LGBTQ and 65 percent are women.

August 20, 2020