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UC Hastings Law School

Rank 82 (USNWR 2024)

Applicants for the class of 2025 , matriculating 2022

498 applicants for the 2021 - 2022  cycle
16 / 127  , 85 rejected, 117 waitlisted, 108 withdrawn
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 157 160 162
GPA 3.3 3.52 3.69
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 4415 87
# Admissions offers 1238 -
Class size 398 94
% Accepted 28.0% 77
% Yield 31.0% 49
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 158 162 166
GPA 3.31 3.6 3.8
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 158 162 162
GPA 3.31 3.53 3.63
Softs Tier 3.26 Tier 3.3 Tier 3.19
Scholarship - - $59,899
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 43
Days from UR to decision 30
Interview invite rate -
Interview conversion rate -
URM LSAT differential -1.44
URM GPA differential -0.01
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School applicants

Name Result Last seen GPA LSAT GRE URM WE Scholarship Sent Received Complete UR UR2 Interview invite Decision
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Name Result Last seen GPA LSAT GRE URM WE $$$$ Sent Received Complete UR UR2 II Decision
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School finances

UC Hastings Law School
Elle Woods went here, 'nuff said.
$27,879.00
Tuition
79th percentile
$24,879.00
In-state tuition
$57,541.00
CoA
80th percentile
78.90%
Bar pass rate
92nd percentile
$80,000.00
Salary, 25th %
82nd percentile
$100,000.00
Salary
71st percentile
$59,725.00
PI Salary
58th percentile
45.00%
Employment rate
31st percentile
74.40%
Grads with debt
59th percentile
$127,868.00
Average debt
69th percentile

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Calculations assume a 10-year fixed rate loan.

University of California (Hastings) Breakdown

In-school

Total cost of attendance$315,000
$105,000 x 3
Total scholarships$75,000
$25,000 x 3
Savings$10,000
Debt after three years$230,000
Assuming 10-year fixed rate loan
Total repaid@5.0%$11,500
Interest paid$11,500

After graduation

Annual breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Annual discretionary income$60,000

Monthly breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Monthly discretionary income$60,000

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Data is sourced from ABA 509 disclosures and USNWR.

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well thats not encouraging. same as Davis WL
AbleLittlePebble
19:09
from what it sounded like though there haven't been any pulls since before the may 1st deadline, i think they're just trying to finalize numbers before starting to pull again
yeah I get it. and from their perspective we're nearly at the 2nd deadline anyway
hastings is a safety for a lot of people
AbleLittlePebble
19:57
yeah so i'm just hoping everybody who accepted an offer at hastings but are holding out for another waitlist get off their waitlist so we can get off this one
AbleLittlePebble
12:12
2nd deposit deadline is june 5th btw!!
chance me 166/2.98 GPA, 5 years WE in tech
how fked am I for hastings?
should i apply to leop
its kinda random. similar stats to me. apply early for sure, and if you are in the bay area make a point of that in your PS or an addendum as they get a lot of applicants who aren't totally serious about going
13:13
3.58 gpa. Can i get into a top 20 with a a higher LSAT?
yes you could
anyone deposited to uc law sf?
why did hastings rank fall so much?
the name change was probably a big part. location too
AbleLittlePebble
16:18
any waitlist updates? :(
^^
what about the 3.0 cutoff thing?
Did we ever find out if they even did any WL movement after the May 1st deposits? In the zoom meeting for WL peeps they said there would be movement, but I haven’t seen anyone mention getting in off the WL anywhere. Ugh!
AbleLittlePebble
14:00
I haven't seen anything either, maybe they're waiting to hear back for 2nd deposit deadline this weekend before going to waitlist??
AbleLittlePebble
14:00
thats what its looking like
Yeah tbh they really made it sound like in that zoom meeting that they would definitely be pulling off the WL, and that this years class size would be bigger than it has been the last few years.. so fingers crossed for those of us on the WL!
When is the 2nd deadline: 6/1 or 6/5?
is there a WL webinar or zoom meeting?
6/5
AbleLittlePebble
14:01
called admissions yesterday, they said they predict a few pulls this week and then some more the week after next; thought i'd keep you all updated!
Thank you for that update. Fingers CROSSED!
Any updates?
Nothing for me.
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