Welcome to Empire College in Santa Rosa, California
Founded in 1961 to meet the area’s workforce needs, Empire College has more than 11,000 graduates. It is located in Santa Rosa, California, just one hour north of the San Francisco Bay Area in the heart of the wine-growing region of Sonoma County. Recognized for inspiring civic engagement and achieving meaningful, measurable outcomes in the community, Empire College was named to President Obama’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction in 2012-2015. In addition, the Empire Board of Directors was recognized by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors in 2015 as one of five Jefferson Award recipients.
Accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California since 1982 to offer a Juris Doctor program, Empire College School of Law’s degree-granting authority qualifies graduates to take the California Bar Exam and obtain admission to practice law in the state.
July 25, 2022 – Monterey College of Law partners with Empire College School of Law to open a new branch campus in Santa Rosa. Read the press release which provides the story of two California Accredited Law Schools (CALS) collaborating to expand the CALS shared mission of “opportunity law schools” that provide access to high-quality and affordable legal education throughout California.
California Disclosure Documents
Click here to view the school catalog, student brochures, School Performance Fact Sheet for each educational program offered, and other disclosure documents.
CARES Act Grant Information
As part of the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), we are disclosing the allocation of these emergency funds to the public.
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