Southwestern Law School

Southwestern Law School

Southwestern University, a private, four-year school of liberal arts situated in Georgetown, Texas, is a non-profit institution was founded in 1840, The oldest university in Texas, the institution owes its existence to the vision of a Methodist, Martin Ruter.

Southwestern University offers a number of majors, minors and pre-professional programs in athletic training, theology, law, medicine, drama, and performing arts, among others. The university has two academic divisions:

  • Brown College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sarofim School of Fine Arts

The athletics teams of Southwestern University are nicknamed the Pirates and compete in the NCAA Division III, and the Southern Collegiate Athletics Conference. The students participate in basketball, cross country, golf, and soccer.

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Southwestern Law School
3050 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles , CA 90010-1106
General Phone: (213) 738-6700

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Southwestern Law School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Law294law, legal professions

Number of programs and degrees for Southwestern Law School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
First-professional degree2821
First-professional certificate01
Master's degree121

Southwestern Law School Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southwestern Law School had a total enrollment of 983 students (21 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 2%
First Professional 98%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 44%
Black 5%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 15%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 23%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 35%
25-29 43%
30-34 11%
35-39 6%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%

Southwestern Law School Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Los Angeles, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Southwestern Law School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Southwestern Law School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 129500)

Southwestern Law School Faculty

Southwestern Law School has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year29$149,17510$133,550
Associate professoracademic year3$107,1674$124,500
Instructoracademic year2*9$96,389
All faculty totalacademic year34$142,57623$117,435

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Southwestern Law School Degree Programs (2007)

Law (LLB, JD)
Legal Professions and Studies, Other

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