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Santa Clara University School of Law Welcomes New, Diverse Class of Law Students
Santa Clara University School of Law welcomed its newest class of first-year students to the 100-year-old institution.
The 226 full-time and 75 part-time students, who began classes on August 15, hail from 26 states and 11 foreign countries including Canada, China, Mexico, and Pakistan. They attended 111 different undergraduate schools, and 36 of them already have advanced degrees— including three Ph.D.s and one DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery).
“We are excited to welcome our newest Santa Clara Law class to campus,” said Santa Clara Law Dean Donald Polden. “While they sought us out for our rigorous legal education and leadership focus, we look forward to benefiting from their excellent academic achievements and their rich and varied personal experiences and backgrounds.” Read more.