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GPA & LSAT Statistics

 Employment Statistics

 Bar Passage Rates

 Diversity & Inclusiveness 

 Undergraduate Majors Represented

 Undergraduate States Respresented

 Undergraduate Institutions Represented

 

GPA & LSAT Statistics

Fall 2015

 Applicants Total
Applications
 351
Offers
 229
Acceptances
 84
Percentiles
LSAT GPA
75th
151
3.67
50th 147
3.38
25th
144
3.01

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Employment Statistics

We strive to provide accurate and reliable employment information to our prospective students, with the goal in mind of advancing your career. Our Career Services Office works with students from day one to provide career advice, guidance, internship/externship opportunities and job placement after graduation.

Class of 2015

Employment Summary for 2015 Graduates

Class of 2014

Employment Summary for 2014 Graduates

Class of 2013

Employment Summary for 2013 Graduates


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Bar Passage Rates

February & July 2014

Jurisdiction Takers Passers Pass % State %
South Dakota 57
43
75.44% 75.26%

February & July 2013

Jurisdiction Takers Passers Pass % State %
South Dakota 39
38 97.44% 90.8%
Iowa
7
7 100% 93.37%

February & July 2012

Jurisdiction Takers Passers Pass % State %
South Dakota 56 49 87.5% 86.27%


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Diversity & Inclusiveness

Current Student Body

Ethnicity Statistics Total
Hispanic/Latino 6
2.78%
American Indian/Alaska Native 9
4.17%
Asian 4
1.85%
Black or African American 4
1.85%
Two or more races 7
3.24%
      Total Minority       30
     13.89%
White 182
84.26%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 4
1.85%
Total 216
Gender
Male 127 58.8%
Female 89 41.2%
Total 210

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Undergraduate Majors Represented


Accounting
Art & Design
Biology
Business Administration
Business & Commerce
Business Management
Chemistry
Communications
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Languages
Geography
Government
History
Hospital & Health Care Administration
Humanities
International Studies
Journalism
Law
Liberal Arts
Marketing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Law
Pre-Med
Psychology
Recreation Management
Sociology
Spanish
Women’s Studies

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Undergraduate States Represented

The USD Law School has students that hail from 27 states across the country.

States Represented

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Undergraduate Institutions Represented

The undergraduate institutions represented at USD Law are diverse and hail from all areas of the country. Not only are many schools from the Midwest represented, but we have a nationwide presence attracting students from the likes of Harvard, Brigham Young, Arizona and Ohio State.

Augustana College
Ave Maria University
Black Hills State University
Briar Cliff University
Brigham Young University
Brigham Young University - Idaho
Buena Vista University
California State University – Fullerton
Chadron State College
Coe College
College of William and Mary
Colorado Technical University
Concordia College – Minnesota
Creighton University
Dakota Wesleyan University
DePaul University
Doane College
Dordt College
Fort Hays State University
Georgia Southern University
Gustavus Adolphus University
Harvard University
Indiana University and Purdue University – Indianapolis
Iona College
Iowa State University
Jamestown College
Lewis & Clark State College
Midland University
Minnesota State University – Moorhead
Minnesota State University – Mankato
Morningside College
National American University
New Mexico State University
North Dakota State University
Northeastern State University
Northern State University
The Ohio State University
Peru State College
Point Park University
Portland State University
Purdue University
Saint Cloud State University
Saint John’s University
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Sinte Gleska University
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
South Dakota State University
Southern Oregon University
Southern Utah University
Southwest Minnesota State University
Susquehanna University
University of South Dakota
University of Maryland
University of Arizona
University of Baltimore
University of Colorado – Boulder
University of Illinois – Chicago
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of Minnesota – Duluth
University of Minnesota – Minneapolis
University of Minnesota – Morris
University of Missouri – Columbia
University of Nebraska – Kearney
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
University of Nebraska – Omaha
University of Nevada – Las Vegas
University of Nevada – Reno
University of New Mexico
University of Northern Iowa
University of Rhode Island
University of Sioux Falls
University of Utah
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin – Parkside
Utah Valley University
Washington State University
West Virginia University – Morgantown
Western Carolina University
Winona State University

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