About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
Learn about our interdisciplinary curriculum, experiential learning opportunities and specialized areas.
USC Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
Participate in an unparalleled learning experience with diversity of people and thought. Get involved in the law school community and participate in activities that enhance your studies.
We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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USC Gould receives $3 million gift to Endow C. David Molina First Generation Professionals Program
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Thursday, March 7, 2019
|Molina was the featured speaker at Gould's "Conversations with the Dean" event on March 6. (Photo by Tom Queally)|
The First Generation Professionals Program provides an array of services and support to students who are the first in their families to earn a college degree, as well as students who are from lower-income backgrounds. The scope of FGP programming encompasses peer and alumni mentorship; seminars and workshops, from mastering professional etiquette to developing a growth mindset, among other topics; advisement by first-generation faculty members; and networking opportunities with law practitioners.
|Molina with Malissa Barnwell-Scott, Gould’s director of student support and the First Generation Professionals Program (Photo by Tom Queally)|
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