Southwestern Law School

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2016 Student Loan

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Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

784

68% Full-Time

About

Southwestern Law School is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southwestern Law School were .

In 2017, 312 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southwestern Law School. 53.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (142 degrees), 2.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (65 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwestern Law School is $NaN, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwestern Law School is $NaN, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.2%

2016 Default Rate

4

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southwestern Law School was 1.2%, which represents 4 out of the 334 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Southwestern Law School received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 784 students enrolled at Southwestern Law School in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Enrollment

Southwestern Law School has a total enrollment of 784 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwestern Law School is 533 students and the part-time enrollment is 251. This means that 68% of students enrolled at Southwestern Law School are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southwestern Law School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.3% White, 24.5% Hispanic or Latino, 9.82% Asian, 6.51% Black or African American, 4.46% Two or More Races, 0.638% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southwestern Law School in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (25.5%), followed by White Female (24.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southwestern Law School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 784 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwestern Law School is 533 and the part-time enrollment is 251. This means that 68% of students enrolled at Southwestern Law School are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Southwestern Law School was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Southwestern Law School had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    371

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    192

  3. Asian

    77

The enrolled student population at Southwestern Law School is 47.3% White, 24.5% Hispanic or Latino, 9.82% Asian, 6.51% Black or African American, 4.46% Two or More Races, 0.638% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 33 students (4.21%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 24 more women than men received degrees from Southwestern Law School. The majority of degree recipients at Southwestern Law School are white (142 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (65 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southwestern Law School is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southwestern Law School, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (312 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southwestern Law School are Paralegals & legal assistants (13,803 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (6,396 people), Other managers (3,029 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (2,555 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwestern Law School are Legal (312 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southwestern Law School are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Registered nurses, Compliance officers, and Financial managers

The most specialized majors at Southwestern Law School are Legal (312 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southwestern Law School are Legal services (15,301 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (6,646 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,039 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,666 people), and Insurance carriers (2,792 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwestern Law School are Legal (312 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southwestern Law School.

Most Common

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 144

  2. 168

In 2017, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Southwestern Law School, which is 0.857 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (168).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 128 degrees were awarded to men at Southwestern Law School in Law, which is 0.805 times less than the 159 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 159 degrees were awarded to women at Southwestern Law School in Law, which is 1.24 times more than the 128 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    142 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    65 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southwestern Law School is white (142 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (65 degrees).

3.53% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    81 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    61 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southwestern Law School is white female (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (61 degrees).

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Operations

Southwestern Law School has an endowment valued at nearly $16.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.27M (19.5%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Southwestern Law School had a total expenditure of $36.3M. Of that $36.3M, they spent $17.1M on salaries and $36.3M on benefits.

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The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southwestern Law School are: Office and Administrative Support, with 49 employees, Management, with 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.8M

2017 Endowment

16.1%

growth from 2016

Southwestern Law School has an endowment valued at about $16.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southwestern Law School grew 16.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.66M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $394k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Southwestern Law School received $394k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$17.1M

Salary Expenditure

$36.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Southwestern Law School had a total expenditure of $36.3M. Of that $36.3M, they spent $17.1M on salaries and $36.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$17.1M

2017 Salaries

1.7%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Southwestern Law School paid a median of $17.1M in salaries, which represents 47.2% of their overall expenditure ($36.3M) and a 1.7% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.11% decline from 2015 and a 8.72% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.28M

Instructional Salaries

55

Number of Employees

In 2017, Southwestern Law School paid a total of $8.28M to 55 employees working as instructors, which represents 48.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.18M (36.8%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

49 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southwestern Law School were Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees; Management with 12 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southwestern Law School was Male Professor with 24 employees, Female Professor with 16 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southwestern Law School.

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