Class Profile

The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is located on the 700-acre Tempe campus of Arizona State University and is the premier law school in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Phoenix is America's sixth largest city and Arizona's state capital and enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine per year.

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Admissions

Deadlines
-  Early Admission         Nov. 15
-  Regular Admission     Feb. 1 

Experience

Clinics
-  Civil Justice Clinic
-  Criminal Practice Clinic
-  Healthcare Entrepreneurship Clinic 
-  Homeowner Advocacy Unit
-  Immigration Law & Policy Clinic 
-  Indian Legal Clinic
-  Innovation Advancement Legal Clinic 
-  Juvenile Advocacy Clinic
-  Lisa Foundation Patent Law Clinic
   (Certified by the USPTO)  
-  Lodestar Mediation Clinic 
-  Post-Conviction Legal Clinic 
-  Public Defender Clinic
-  Work-Life Policy Unit

Externship program
-  More than 280 placements per year
-  Washington, D.C., Legal Externship Program
-  L.A. Legal Externship Program

Jobs

-  Unparalleled access to Phoenix legal market 
-  Fall/Spring on-campus interviews
-  Access to off-campus interview programs 
-  Career programming and workshops 
-  Seven-person Career Strategy and Professional Development Mentoring Office 
-  Bridging the Gap professional development program for 1Ls
-  Professional Career Counselor assigned to each student
-  Extensive networking and mentoring opportunities
-  One of the best placement rates in the country           

Programs

The Center for Law and Global Affairs
The Center for Law, Science, and Innovation 
The Indian Legal Program 
The Program on Philosophy, Politics, and Law
Ruth V. McGregor Project to Stop Sex Trafficking
North American Law Degree
Certificates offered in:
     Indian Law
     Law, Science, & Technology with specialties in
     -  Intellectual Property Law
     -  Health Law
     -  Environmental Law
     -  Genomics and Biotechnology Law
     -  Law and Psychology
J.D./M.B.A., J.D./M.S.W.J.D./Ph.D. in Psychology, J.D./Ph.D. in Justice and Social InquiryJ.D./M.D. with the Mayo Medical School
LL.M. (Master of Laws) Programs in: 
     Biotechnology and Genomics 
     Tribal Policy, Law, and Government 
M.L.S. (Master of Legal Studies) Program

Pro Bono

-  15 student-run pro bono organizations 
-  Community-based training
-  Over 114,000 hours of free legal and law-related services to community per year
-  61 percent of Class of 2013 graduates participated in pro bono activities
-  30 percent of the 2013 graduates earned Pro Bono Distinction
-  Joyce Holsey Loan Repayment Assistance Program
-  Summer Public Interest Fellowship

Faculty 

-  50 teaching and research faculty
-  11 professors of practice
-  11 emeritus faculty
-  One of the best student/faculty ratios in the country (approximately 10 to 1)
-  More than 72 percent of upper-division classes have 25 or fewer students
-  Legal research and writing classes taught by seven full-time, legal-writing professors
-  Faculty bios and statistics

Library

-  Stunning, award-winning facility 
-  Wall-to-wall wireless network  
-  Seven-person IT department
 

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