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UC Berkeley Law School

Rank 9 (USNWR 2022)
169
Median LSAT
3.83
Median GPA
13.7%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • UC Berkeley Law School
  • University of California—Berkeley
  • CALIFORNIA-BERKELEY, UNIVERSITY OF
  • 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 1,650 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 UC Berkeley Law School cost per year?

$68,264.00
Tuition
96th percentile
$62,979.00
In-state tuition
$99,852.00
CoA
97th percentile
62.10%
Grads with debt
$143,021.00
Average debt
$190,000.00
Salary, 25th %
$190,000.00
Salary
$66,974.00
PI Salary
86.70%
Employment rate
96.80%
Bar pass rate

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.

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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