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.

Contact Info


Website: https://law.ucdavis.edu/
Address: 400 Mrak Hall Dr, Davis, CA 95616
Admission Phone: (530) 752-6477
Admission Email: [email protected]

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

- - - 9 months ago
Jgbuj001 167 P 3.51

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
DevonRaine 160 A 3.65

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
tsoemily 158 A 3.60

Interested In Applying

No - - - 3 months ago
MMurphyG 165 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
Dahausner 152 P 3.55

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
kmk 169 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
dhausner 155 A 3.56

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
carvwa 165 P 2.50

Interested In Applying

No - - - 7 months ago
CL 160 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
Traceycarrasco 156 P 3.48

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
sonnyp215 160 A 3.86

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
ccraig3 160 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
SedinaS 170 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - one year 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

- - - 2 years 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

- - - 9 months ago
Vivianagalindo 140 P 3.50

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
rvfinhenderson 158 A 3.85

Waitlisted

- - - one year 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