Law School Spotlight: Arizona State University College of Law


    The PowerScore Law School Spotlight gives you a snapshot of a different law school each week. For more information about each profiled institution, be sure to check out the school's website.

    Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is today's Law School Spotlight. From LSAC's Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools:

    Founded in 1967, the Arizona State University‚ÄĒSandra Day O'Connor College of Law combines the best traditions of American legal education with innovative programs supported by strong community partnerships. Our vision includes excellence in all we do, striving to have a meaningful impact on contemporary problems through teaching, research, and collaborative problem-solving. Students are attracted by the quality of the legal education, commitment to innovative teaching and scholarship, reasonable tuition, breadth and depth of the curriculum, numerous opportunities for experiential learning, and excellent student-to-faculty ratio. A busy calendar of conferences, seminars, and speakers enriches the student experience and fosters a strong sense of community. The college has an outstanding faculty, many opportunities for interdisciplinary learning, extensive pro bono opportunities, an exceptional legal writing program, and clinics of significant variety. Our students benefit greatly from the fact that Phoenix is the fifth largest city in the country and a state capital.

    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

    Type of school: Public

    Setting: Urban

    Size: 614 (2011)

    Incoming class size: 191 (2011)

    Student-to-faculty ratio: 9.5 to 1

    Acceptance percentage: 24.0% (590 of 2,457 admitted)

    Tuition and fees: $21,598 (resident), $35,147 (non-resident)

    Cost of living (single student): $20,044

    Address: Armstrong Hall, 1100 S. McAllister Avenue, PO Box 877906, Tempe, AZ 85287-7906
    Phone: 480.965.1474
    Twitter accounts: @ASUCollegeOfLaw
    Facebook: Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
    Blog: Various

    All information (except for social networking and blog information) was gathered from the school's profile on the Law School Admission Council's Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools and the school's website. Please consult the school's website and Office of Admissions with questions regarding this information. 

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