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UC Berkeley Law School

Rank 9 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • UC Berkeley Law School
  • University of California—Berkeley
  • UCBerkeley Boalt Cal Berk

UC Berkeley Law School is a law school located in Berkeley, California. The school was ranked 9 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for UC Berkeley Law School is approximately 384.

Admissions website: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: admissions@law.berkeley.edu

Admissions phone: 510-642-2274

Can I get into UC Berkeley Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

UC Berkeley Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 165 169 171
GPA 3.74 3.83 3.92
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 7948 97
# Admissions offers 1086 -
Class size 384 92
% Accepted 13.7% 95
% Yield 31.6% 51

During the 2022 application cycle, 7,948 people applied and 1,086 were offered admission.

University of California—Berkeley has a 1L class size of 384, and yield of 31.58%. 343 out of 1,086 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 31.58% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of California—Berkeley has a median LSAT of 169. The 25th percentile LSAT is 165 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 171.

The median GPA is 3.83. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.74 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.92.

UC Berkeley Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 1,619 applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
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How much does UC Berkeley Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending UC Berkeley Law School

In 2022, tuition was $68,264 and the annual cost of attending was $99,852 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

UC Berkeley Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of California—Berkeley make $190,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $66,974.

63.8% of law graduates from University of California—Berkeley go directly to work for law firms, while 15.6% clerk for a judge. 12.7% of graduates go into public interest.

96.8% of University of California—Berkeley graduates pass the bar on their first try.

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Some interesting facts about UC Berkeley Law School

Learning at Berkeley Law means joining a stimulating community that is part of a tradition of academic excellence, professional leadership, and public service. Berkeley’s is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, with influences from Silicon Valley and the Pacific Rim. Its location provides an unparalleled opportunity to study at one of the world’s leading institutions of legal education, policy, and research. The UC Berkeley Law curriculum is complemented by research centers and clinical programs that provide real client work. Berkeley Law offers a broad three-year curriculum leading to the JD degree and postgraduate programs leading to LLM and JSD degrees. The interdisciplinary Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP) program leads to MA and PhD degrees.

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University of California—Berkeley

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are they sending WL/R in the morning and A/R at night?
It seems like it’s a mix of everything morning and night?
radio silence still ugh
Just got an A like an hour ago
I think they may wrap up with decisions by the end of the week per the admitted students weekend email
They need to put me out of my misery
I never use this chat but 2 years ago i applied to 8 law schools and got rejected by all of them and this year i finally r&r’d and today I got into Berkeley
Do we think it will continue to be a mix of decisions (A/WL/R)?
Congratulations berk 😻
hey guys can we get together and overanalyze why it's taking so long
has anyone heard anything today?
Not me
Is “live decisions” automatically updated or people manually enter results
I think ppl manually enter
i don't think there will be another wave until next week, theyre all having fun with admit weekend :(
when do we get scholarship information?
is there an accepted students discord?
@LushSpookyLadybird: yes that is why i am here
i think we are waiting on usnwr rankings to drop by the end of the month
Spivey said it’s going to drop April 18th :’)
Has anyone had any movement today
Saw someone got WL on reddit today (friday 24)
screaming crying throwing up
yes there is @chivalrous
@BoorishKaputAntelope: we should this week
they said if you dont by 3/31 fill out the reconsideration form
i got my A 10pm eastern btw
exactly 2 weeks ago
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