Cal Northern School of Law is the only law school between Sacramento and the Oregon border. Students earn a J.D. (Doctor of Jurisprudence) degree in four years of night study, which fulfills the educational requirements for admission to the State Bar of California.
CAL NORTHERN School of Law is located in Chico, California, about 100 miles north of Sacramento on Highway 99.
From Sacramento: Take Highway 99 North to Chico. Exit at Cohasset Road. Turn right, following the Airport signs. Take Cohasset Road north approximately one and a half miles to East Lassen Avenue. Turn right on East Lassen Avenue, then left at the next street, Ridgewood Drive. The Cal Northern campus will be on your right.
From Redding: Take Interstate 5 South to Red Bluff. Take Highway 99 South to Chico. Exit at Eaton Road. Turn left over the freeway and take Eaton Road east approximately two miles to Ceres. Turn right on Ceres, then right at the next street, Ridgewood Drive. The Cal Northern campus will be on your left.
*Information related to the school's graduates bar examination pass rates can be found at the State Bar's website, http://admissions.calbar.ca.gov/Examinations/Statistics.aspx.
"Receiving my legal education at Cal Northern School of Law allowed me to obtain a high quality legal education, taught by practicing attorneys, while also having the freedom to work full time."
Class of 2003
"The professors are experienced, working legal professionals - all with a passion for the law and teaching. I worked full time and attended classes in the evenings."
Class of 2009
"Cal Northern School of Law provided me with a unique and manageable opportunity to earn my law degree while holding down a full time job and raising a family. We’re very fortunate to have this high quality night law school in Northern California."
Class of 2007
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