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Admissions & Aid

California Western is committed to helping you through the application process. We're here to answer questions about the application components, take a holistic view of your candidacy, and find funding options so you can pursue your dreams.

Our Fall 2023 Class

See what the Fall 2023 class looked like.

New students
Identify as a minority
Entering students who received scholarships

Learn more about the Fall 2023 class

Take the Next Step

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At this point, you are aware of all the great reasons to apply to California Western: our curated curriculum; The diversity and number of experiential learning opportunities; career development and connections that land you a job in your chosen field; and our location - one of the most gorgeous cities in the country.

So, how can you get here? Follow the steps below.

Our Admissions Committee is ready to help you through the application process, no matter what step of the process you are in. Find out how to apply for any of our programs and understand the different steps or application processes that may be required, depending on your situation.

  • JD Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • Transfer Applicants
  • More

More than 80% of the student body at California Western receives some sort of financial aid. We can help you tap into aid opportunities such as scholarships, federal student loans, work study, and more. Learn more about applying for aid, the cost of attendance, and more.

  • Financial Aid Process
  • Tuition & Fees
  • Scholarships
  • More
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Still Looking? Find Out More

Visit CWSL

If you’ve just started looking at schools, or are considering where to go, we have several ways you can find out if California Western is the right fit for you. As always, feel free to connect with someone on our admissions team at any point during your process. Check out our sample first year schedule for a look at potential course days and times.

Stop by and meet with Admissions on the Road!

Recruitment Calendar

Prospective law students, come meet with us as we stop by your neighborhood to learn more about California Western School of Law. This opportunity will allow you to speak with us in person to learn more about our admission requirements, scholarship opportunities, programs, clinics, internships/externships and more...

Want to know more?

Request a viewbook

Fill out the form below, and you will receive an email with our viewbook that describes how California Western can help you make an impact through the practice of law.

Admissions Office

The Admissions and Financial Aid teams at California Western School of Law are committed to supporting prospective and current students through the process of applying to law school, as well as applying for financial support. We have staff who have years of experience in law school admissions.

Reach out today and see how we can help you.

Contact Us


Classroom Building, First Floor
350 Cedar St.
San Diego, CA 92101