Quick Facts

Quick Facts

  • The Charleston School of Law is an ABA-accredited law school founded in 2003 and located in Charleston, S.C.
  • Our professors are consistently rated among the top 10 in the nation by The Princeton Review for their accessibility to students.
  • Charleston School of Law was ranked #4 among all law schools on The Princeton Review’s list of Best Quality of Life (2017-2018)
  • We are located in the #1 city in the U.S. according to Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure
  • Our students won the National Tax Moot Court Championship for seven consecutive years (2012-2018)
  • We place an emphasis on public service – students are required to perform 50 hours of pro bono service
  • Students are provided opportunities for real-world experience – access to over 100 externship sites

About Charleston:

Tracing its historic traditions to the 1825 formation of The Forensic Club, the Charleston School of Law is reinvigorating the study of law in Charleston by offering a rich, comprehensive three-year program rooted in excellence. Our campus is located in the heart of historic downtown Charleston. Blending charm and history, the city thrives with culture, outstanding restaurants and some of the most beautiful beaches and waterways in the South. A friendly community with a focus on local goods and vendors – it is truly a unique place.

Charleston is home to a wide array of festivals, sporting and cultural events. Annual events include the Charleston Wine + Food FestivalSpoleto Arts FestivalVolvo Car Open tennis tournament and Cooper River Bridge Run, just to name a few. Charleston served as host of the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open and the men’s PGA Championship in 2021. Charleston’s restaurants are run by James Beard award-winning chefs and are featured in national publications, such as Bon AppétitEsquire and Southern Living.

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