University of California - Davis, School of Law

University of California - Davis, School of Law

The School of Law at the University of California, Davis is a national center of legal learning characterized by the scholarly excellence and ambition of its faculty and student body, as well as an abiding commitment to cultivating a diverse community dedicated to the welfare of its constituents and the world around it. UC Davis School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. The school is housed in a newly expanded state-of-the-art building, King Hall, named for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in honor of his efforts to bring social and political justice to disadvantaged peoples.

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students494
Student-faculty ratio11:1
Tuition $47,409 per year (full-time, in-state)
$56,660 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$22,518
Founded In1965
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/15/18
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline03/02/18
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of California - Davis, School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of California - Davis, School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
helenkim89 163 A 3.46

Accepted

- - - 5 months ago
Dahausner 152 P 3.55

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 weeks ago
kmk 169 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
dhausner 150 P 3.55

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
carvwa 165 P 2.50

Interested In Applying

No - - - 3 months ago
CL 160 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
Traceycarrasco 156 P 3.48

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
sonnyp215 160 A 3.86

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
ccraig3 160 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
SedinaS 170 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
dlertz 165 P 3.82

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jpc91 164 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
teakogun 165 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
briannaraenielsen1 170 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
eg5803a 139 A 3.35

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
aha50 158 A 3.61

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
vachambe 152 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
lmfleisc 159 A 3.51

Pending

- - - 5 months ago
Vivianagalindo 140 P 3.50

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
rvfinhenderson 158 A 3.85

Waitlisted

- - - 11 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants285229960
Number of Offers9369360
Number of Matriculants1561560
75% GPA3.723.720
Median GPA3.523.520
25% GPA3.313.310
75% LSAT1581580
Median LSAT1631630
25% LSAT1641640
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students494
Total Students Receiving Grants431
% of Students Receiving Grants87.2
75% Grant Amount$41,000
Median Grant Amount$32,500
25% Grants Amount$25,000
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 (20)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (58.1)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (9.1)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (246)
  • Hispanics (76)
  • Black or African American (7)
  • Asian (87)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (88)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (1)
  • Two or more races Total (38)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (22)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (27)


  • Total Women% (53.5)
  • Total Men% (46.5)
University of California - Davis, School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 186 74.16% 63.70% 10.46%
2014 160 86.00% 66.05% 19.95%
2013 200 82.89% 71.09% 11.80%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (239)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (19)
  • Employed Other (8)
  • Unemployed (101)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (4)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association