Top 3 reasons to study here

  • USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.
  • The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property.
  • The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations.



Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


The academic courses and programs at the University of San Diego School of Law are designed to provide rigorous, comprehensive, ethical legal training to our students and scholars. Our course offerings are extensive, drawing from some of the greatest legal minds and dedicated teachers in legal education today. With degree programs for those entering the legal profession or for those already established in their careers, USD School of Law is home to a top-notch legal faculty, world-renowned legal clinics and innovative curriculum.


Library services

As one of the premier academic law libraries in the country, the Pardee Legal Research Center (LRC) serves as an invaluable resource for students and faculty, in particular, as well as alumni and members of the public.

Student Life

Campus life

The School of Law includes three buildings on the main campus –Warren Hall, the Pardee Legal Research Center and Guadalupe Hall – as well as the legal clinics facility, which is located right next to campus.

  • Warren Hall
Warren Hall, the law school's major classroom facility, houses the Grace Courtroom, faculty and administrative offices, student organization offices, and student and faculty lounges.


  • The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.

San Diego, California, United States

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