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UC Davis Law School

Rank 60 (USNWR 2023)
165
Median LSAT
3.7
Median GPA
25.2%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • UC Davis Law School
  • University of California—Davis
  • CALIFORNIA-DAVIS, UNIVERSITY OF
  • UCD UCDavis

UC Davis Law School is a law school located in Davis, California. The school was ranked 60 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for UC Davis Law School is approximately 206.

Admissions website: https://law.ucdavis.edu/admissions

Admissions email: admissions@law.ucdavis.edu

Admissions phone: 530.752.6477

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

UC Davis Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 163 165 166
GPA 3.45 3.7 3.84
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 3522 84
# Admissions offers 887 -
Class size 206 65
% Accepted 25.2% 82
% Yield 22.4% 15

During the 2023 application cycle, 3,522 people applied and 887 were offered admission.

University of California—Davis has a 1L class size of 206, and yield of 22.44%. 199 out of 887 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 22.44% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of California—Davis has a median LSAT of 165. The 25th percentile LSAT is 163 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 166.

The median GPA is 3.7. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.45 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.84.

UC Davis Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 499 applicants for the 2022-2023 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 Davis Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending UC Davis Law School

In 2023, tuition was $65,087 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.

UC Davis Law School employment outcomes

79.8% of University of California—Davis graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about UC Davis Law School

The School of Law at the University of California, Davis, is one of the world’s leading law schools. We are proud of our history of outstanding scholarship, teaching, and real-world impact. Founded more than 50 years ago and named after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., King Hall provides a beautiful home for UC Davis School of Law and welcomes students from around the world into its diverse, intellectually rigorous, and distinctly supportive community. Faculty, fellow students, and our alumni form a lifelong professional and personal global network. Join us and follow the dream!

The UC Davis School of Law LLM offers a superior educational experience for foreign lawyers, judges, prosecutors, and other legal professionals. Classes are taught by outstanding faculty scholars, and students are integrated into JD classes. The program is designed around individual student needs. Thus, LLM students can pursue a general course of study or a specialization from an area within the UC Davis School of Law curriculum.

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can that one person that was admitted off the waitlist give any info
I saw there was one but feels kinda early to be pulling off the waitlist would love to hear more info from them!
just saw someone else on reddit got in off the waitlist as well - looks like they might have gone out with their acceptances off the waitlist already....bummer doubt they will do a second round
WL today too :(
DazzlingInfamousSparrow
18:29
My app still says evaluation in progress but they’re already pulling off the waitlist? 😭
I contacted admissions last week as was told that they're "on track" to finishing up decisions before the end of april
and was told*
@mexicanellewoods: waitlisted looool
I was straight up R'd but it is what it is
they're simplying missing out <3
did anyone else get the waitlist update from Davis today? Basically no room to take anyone off the waitlist but will reevaluate after 2nd seat deposit?
ricknshortie
14:09
yup got that same email
ricknshortie
14:10
they say they're selective with their waitlist and yet they've waitlisted over 100 applicants...
OverratedCarelessMoose
11:17
Just got my A last night (first of my cycle) and I keep rereading the email to make sure it isn't a dream!
BlessedAlways
19:16
same!!
when will davis have another wave?
Did anyone else notice the "Last Updated" time is much earlier in the day this week? before mine was almost always right at 6pm.
yamthebear
16:28
@NeatFabulousCollie: where do you see the "Last Updated"
@yamthebear: on the "personal information tab"
yamthebear
19:23
thanks!
looks like 1/10 will be the next wave based on last year
14:24
did anyone else receive the Public Service e-mail today?
lawskoolisskary
18:56
@yamthebear: me✋
Waitedlist at Davis ....Happy and Sad at the same time lol
Same^^^ hoping for the best 🙏🏻🙏🏻
Received an A today!! So happy omg
Congrats!
I'm nervous now because we both applied at the same time and have similar stats and I didn't get anything
Omg you totally got it!! I think because all that was left to submit was my LSAT score and you honestly have a way more competitive score so I have no doubt you'll get in!!
I'm honestly surrpised I even received an acceptance. My score was 9 points below the median, so I figured I was either getting WL or R tbh
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