University of California - Berkeley Law

University of California - Berkeley Law

Berkeley Law is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley. It is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation. The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese, United States Secretary of the Treasury and Chairman of the Federal Reserve G. William Miller, and former Solicitor General of the United States Theodore Olson.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.berkeley.edu/
Address: 215 Boalt Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720
Admission Phone: (510) 642-2274
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students939
Student-faculty ratio13:1
Tuition $48,703 per year (full-time, in-state)
$52,654 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$25,820
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline02/01/18
Full-time program application fee$ 75
Financial Aid Deadline03/02/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of California - Berkeley Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of California - Berkeley Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
WildcatBear 161 A 3.97

Accepted

- - - 7 months ago
dmmimbela 156 A 4.02

Accepted

Yes 11/15/16 - 01/04/17 10 months ago
bgates1 174 A 3.31

Interested In Applying

- - - a week ago
johannzebastian 163 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 weeks ago
taleagha 170 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 weeks ago
marielalexandra 162 P 3.36

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
greyes 160 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
Petestheman 168 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
T_clarin 156 A 3.92

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
tsoemily 158 A 3.60

Interested In Applying

No - - - 3 months ago
Dbrey 166 P 3.73

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
marystorholm 165 P 3.65

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
kpennathur 150 P 3.05

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
aramdin926 158 P 3.95

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
laranda 175 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

Yes - - - 5 months ago
Flyteotc 169 P 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
tlmaurer 164 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
Karidaeg 165 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
kspecks 176 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
Emelrear 170 P 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
Pramirez2017 150 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
ehough97 163 P 3.97

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
Adrian.j.ito 165 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

Yes - - - 8 months ago
Thebbrowne 165 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
jfam21 160 P 3.82

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
paigek6 160 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
mlamb11 167 P 3.98

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
hedge 160 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
jmarani 162 P 3.57

Interested In Applying

No - - - 10 months ago
Traceycarrasco 156 P 3.48

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
Stunggal 160 P 3.93

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
TayNicole13 160 P 3.84

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Szirulnikoff 150 P 3.76

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Dmosley 170 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
connorprelaw 167 P 3.77

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
ejk5308 175 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
MadeleineEldred 164 A 3.81

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
kierstenrodriguez 160 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Kadebeyer1995 165 P 3.82

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Ahopper 150 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
sonnyp215 160 A 3.86

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Cassidyrandall5 165 P 3.99

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
KyleHowe 170 P 3.65

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
aamador 171 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
VirginiaLefever 162 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jasonkarlin1 168 A 3.61

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
aarzani 170 P 3.96

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
wchai 155 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Mgoldberg4 155 A 3.59

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
SedinaS 170 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
mehreen12 175 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Michaelisa 163 P 3.93

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Jgurtunca 163 A 3.58

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
maryann567 170 P 3.83

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
bjhussung 165 P 3.87

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Desara 160 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
hbraidma 163 P 3.89

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Mariowillis08 165 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
iamharson 160 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jackiesade 160 A 3.95

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
cnchristmas 172 P 3.65

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
Matthew 170 P 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
crebarry 160 A 3.82

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
salonim 167 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
xavigiroud 169 A 3.69

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Jilliantadrzynski 172 P 3.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Danirahdowns 175 P 3.42

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jessmas 147 A 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
eg5803a 139 A 3.35

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
BredricB 143 A 2.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Sylee123 146 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
bfairwea 168 P 3.55

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Varanda9 160 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
alexnoll 168 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
vachambe 152 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
katyshin 168 A 3.72

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
shareinw 168 A 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Dfernandez052 165 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
katehogan 170 P 3.96

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
kls62 170 A 3.73

Pending

- - - 10 months ago
gracegreen8503 173 P 3.97

Pending

- - - 12 months ago
screamingeagle14 172 A 4.00

Pending

- - - one year ago
mrt8fa 165 A 3.85

Pending

11/17/15 - - 2 years ago
cfendian 161 A 3.86

Rejected

12/15/16 01/17/17 02/21/17 8 months ago
lmfleisc 159 A 3.51

Rejected

- - - 9 months ago
mpr32 156 A 3.57

Rejected

12/17/15 02/17/16 - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants533651170
Number of Offers132813280
Number of Matriculants3013010
75% GPA3.893.890
Median GPA3.793.790
25% GPA3.653.650
75% LSAT1631630
Median LSAT1661660
25% LSAT1691690
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students939
Total Students Receiving Grants577
% of Students Receiving Grants61.4
75% Grant Amount$29,000
Median Grant Amount$20,000
25% Grants Amount$7,969
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (37.7)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (18.2)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (5.5)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (489)
  • Hispanics (113)
  • Black or African American (44)
  • Asian (122)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (156)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (3)
  • Two or more races Total (61)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (49)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (43)


  • Total Women% (58.3)
  • Total Men% (41.7)
University of California - Berkeley Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 271 85.10% 63.70% 21.40%
2014 289 87.85% 66.05% 21.80%
2013 294 85.71% 71.09% 14.62%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (144)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (27)
  • Employed Other (1)
  • Unemployed (18)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (0)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association