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.
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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.
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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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We understand that financing your education is a significant consideration when choosing a law school. We offer competitive scholarships as well as assistance in helping you navigate the financial aid application process.
Explore options for this investment in your future by choosing your degree path below:
- Juris Doctor (JD)
- Master of Laws (LLM)
- Two-Year LLM
- Master of Comparative Law (MCL)
- Master of Studies in Law (MSL) - On Campus
- Master of Studies in Law (MSL) - Online
- LLM in Alternative Dispute Resolution (LLM in ADR)
- Master of Dispute Resolution (MDR)
- LLM in International Business and Economic Law
- LLM in Privacy Law and Cybersecurity
- Master of International Trade Law and Economics
- BS in Legal Studies
- Summer Law and English (SLE)
USC Gould Law Library showcases ‘rejuvenating power of music’
June 2, 2023
Performances feature LA Philharmonic concertmaster, saxophone quartet
‘The Best Beloved Thing is Justice’
June 1, 2023
New book by Gould alum Lisa Kloppenberg celebrates life of Judge and former Dean Dorothy W. Nelson
USC Gould Title IX trailblazer works to put more women in leadership roles
May 30, 2023
"If we can continue moving forward, the future is very bright," says Associate Dean Nickey Woods