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UCLA Law

Rank 15 (USNWR 2022)
170
Median LSAT
3.82
Median GPA
15.4%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • UCLA Law
  • University of California—Los Angeles
  • CALIFORNIA-LOS ANGELES, UNIVERSITY OF
  • UCLA

UCLA Law is a law school located in Los Angeles, California. The school was ranked 15 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for UCLA Law is approximately 366.

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

Admissions email: admissions@law.ucla.edu

Admissions phone: 310.825.2080

Can I get into UCLA Law with aGPA andLSAT?

UCLA Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 166 170 171
GPA 3.57 3.82 3.92
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 7939 96
# Admissions offers 1225 -
Class size 366 91
% Accepted 15.4% 91
% Yield 28.3% 36

During the 2022 application cycle, 7,939 people applied and 1,225 were offered admission.

University of California—Los Angeles has a 1L class size of 366, and yield of 28.33%. 347 out of 1,225 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 28.33% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of California—Los Angeles has a median LSAT of 170. The 25th percentile LSAT is 166 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 171.

The median GPA is 3.82. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.57 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.92.

UCLA Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 1,686 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.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does UCLA Law cost per year?

$60,739.00
Tuition
79th percentile
$52,468.00
In-state tuition
$92,985.00
CoA
84th percentile
61.10%
Grads with debt
$141,062.00
Average debt
$170,000.00
Salary, 25th %
$190,000.00
Salary
$60,000.00
PI Salary
77.90%
Employment rate
97.20%
Bar pass rate

Cost of attending UCLA Law

In 2022, tuition was $60,739 and the annual cost of attending was $92,985 (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.

UCLA Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of California—Los Angeles 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 $60,000.

72.6% of law graduates from University of California—Los Angeles go directly to work for law firms, while 6.4% clerk for a judge. 10.5% of graduates go into public interest.

97.2% of University of California—Los Angeles graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about UCLA Law

UCLA School of Law has a reputation for excellence throughout the world. UCLA is the premier law school in southern California and among the top law schools in the nation. UCLA Law students have access to the resources of the entire university which boasts 13 schools and colleges, 69 departments, and 19 libraries. UCLA School of Law offers more than 200 diverse courses and programs on issues that affect all aspects of law in today’s complex world.

The value of UCLA's location

Any who has worked or studied in Los Angeles has a hard time understanding why people go anywhere else. UCLA’s colors were chosen to represent regional attributes: blue to symbolize the nearby ocean and local wildflowers, and yellow to reflect the California nickname of “the Golden State,” the California poppy, and rich sunsets. UCLA School of Law is located in the heart of Los Angeles, a thriving and dynamic cultural center with rich arts, entertainment, and culinary offerings. Outside of UCLA, there are limitless opportunities to explore Los Angeles’s green spaces, mountainous hiking trails, scenic drives, and coastal enclaves. Here you’ll enjoy all that the city has to offer, from relaxed beachside eateries in Santa Monica to the dynamic nightlife in Hollywood.

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