California Western School of Law: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#3632 of 14,131 In the World
#1054 of 2,597 In North America
#983 of 2,496 In the United States
#85 of 249 In California
#8 of 20 In San Diego
#376 of 1,052 For Law Enforcement

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
60%
Graduates
796
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.cwsl.edu

California Western School of Law Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

796 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 331 (42%)
Hispanic 200 (25%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 140 (18%)
Asian 41 (5%)
Two or more races 38 (5%)
Black or African American 20 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 14 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 9 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Tuition and fees

Graduates
Tuition in-district $32,440
Tuition in-state $32,440
Tuition out-of-state $32,440
Fee in-district $150
Fee in-state $150
Fee out-of-state $150

California Western School of Law Majors

Major Master's Doctoral
Law 206
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 109
Grand Total 109 206

Publications & Citations

Publications
708
Citations
2,480

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
486 / 1,505
Political Science
253 / 377
Law
251 / 403
Business
108 / 467
Medicine
100 / 1,345
Sociology
81 / 87
Psychology
66 / 115
Criminology and Criminal Justice
66 / 248
Economics
60 / 245
Communications and Public Relations
39 / 225
Intellectual Property and Patent Law
38 / 50
Biology
37 / 311
Computer Science
33 / 58
Law Enforcement
33 / 425
Healthcare Management (MHA)
28 / 554
Environmental Science
24 / 79
Mathematics
24 / 11
Engineering
24 / 33
Social Psychology
20 / 31
Public Policy / Administration
19 / 187
Advertising
19 / 301
Art & Design
19 / 26
Actuarial Science
18 / 6
International Law
15 / 11
Gender Studies
14 / 14
Public Health
14 / 490
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
13 / 7
Psychiatry
13 / 39
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
13 / 155
Demography
13 / 135
Health Science
12 / 135
Human Rights Law
11 / 1
Finance
11 / 8
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
11 / 167
Sexology
11 / 10
Family medicine
11 / 118
Telecommunications
10 / 0
History
10 / 32
Biotechnology
10 / 28
Anesthesiology
10 / 15

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 1
1992 22 3
1993 14 3
1994 12 6
1995 12 7
1996 19 3
1997 20 4
1998 20 11
1999 18 19
2000 26 33
2001 12 17
2002 25 25
2003 16 47
2004 22 21
2005 30 58
2006 36 19
2007 20 30
2008 31 84
2009 25 72
2010 39 98
2011 36 133
2012 47 200
2013 37 265
2014 44 325
2015 28 235
2016 25 248
2017 22 181
2018 23 216
2019 27 158
2020 28 188
2021 20 161

Notable alumni

  1. Tonya Pinkins

    Tonya Pinkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorstage actoractor
    Biography

    Tonya Pinkins is an American actress and filmmaker. Her award-winning debut feature film RED PILL was an official selection at the 2021 Pan African Film Festival, won the Best Black Lives Matter Feature and Best First Feature at The Mykonos International Film Festival, Best First Feature at the Luléa Film Festival, and is nominated for awards in numerous festivals around the globe. Her web-series The RED PILLING of AMERICA can be heard on her podcast "You Can't Say That!" at BPN.fm/ycst

  2. Alissa Bjerkhoel

    Alissa Bjerkhoel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Alissa Leanne Bjerkhoel is an American litigation coordinator at the California Innocence Project (CIP), a law school clinic that investigates cases of factual innocence while training law students. Bjerkhoel was born in Truckee, California, and later graduated from California Western School of Law (CWSL) after previously obtaining a B.A. degree She has been an attorney with CIP since 2008. Bjerkhoel has served as counsel for CIP on numerous criminal cases, and achieved the legal exoneration of a number of convicted prisoners. Bjerkhoel serves as CIP's in-house DNA expert and also serves as a panel attorney with the nonprofit law firms Appellate Defenders, Inc. (ADI) and Sixth District Appellate Program (SDAP). She is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Bjerkhoel has won a number of awards.

General info

Alternative names CWSL
Founded 1924
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Total FTE staff 160
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools

Location and Contacts

Address 225 Cedar St
San Diego, California, 92101-3046
United States
City population 1,395,000
Phone 6192390391
Fax +1 (619) 696 9999

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