New students arrive for Spring 2023 semester

The Charleston School of Law hosted Spring Orientation for new students in preparation for the Spring 2023 law school semester which began today.

According to the Admissions Office at Charleston Law, the demographics of the Spring 2023 incoming class are:

  • Median age: 24
  • 42% male/58% female
  • 53% are residents of South Carolina/47% are non-residents
  • College background: 22 colleges and universities are represented in the incoming class

“We are excited to welcome our newest students to Charleston School of Law,” said Larry Cunningham, Provost and Dean. “They are well-prepared for the rigorous academic program ahead of them, and we are confident they will excel as students and lawyers.”

Spring Schedule

The spring semester at Charleston Law will feature the 15th annual Law & Society symposium on Friday, February 24 at the Charleston Museum Auditorium. The event will present issues related to climate change and the law

In addition, the Moot Court at the law school will compete in seven events this spring including a trip to Vienna, Austria for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

The Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 13 at the McAlister Fieldhouse on the campus of The Citadel. For more information, visit

Interested in Law School?

If you are interested in learning more about our academic programsmeet our faculty and students, and see Charleston, Charleston School of Law welcomes you to come visit us for Open House.

In-person Open House events are scheduled for the fall and throughout the spring. RSVP here. Events begin with breakfast or lunch with professors and deans and include a campus tour, mock class, Q&A with current students, and information session on the application process or programs offered at the law school.


The Charleston School of Law is an ABA-accredited law school nationally recognized for its student-centric culture. Our faculty and staff are committed to preparing you for success both in the classroom and in the legal profession.

  • The Princeton Review ranks Charleston School of Law professors sixth in the country for faculty accessibility and No. 12 nationwide in quality of teaching (2022)
  • Charleston School of Law faculty ranked among the top of The Princeton Review’s list of Best Professors in the nation (2016-2018)
  • Experiential Learning: Charleston School of Law students have access to more than 150 externship sites, creating opportunities for experiential learning in the legal field.
  • Community Service: Charleston School of Law students have performed more than 241,000 community service hours (2004-current).
  • Students have won the National Tax Moot Court Championship for seven consecutive years (2012-2018)