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University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
20%
Number students applying:
5,669
Number students accepted:
1,145
First-year attrition rate:
1%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
169
Median:
167
25th percentile:
164

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.88
Median:
3.79
25th percentile:
3.67

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $48,166 0
Non-resident $52,117 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $27,692
Off Campus $27,692                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
894
Number students enrolled full-time:
890
Number students enrolled part-time:
4
Number of first-year students:
273

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
40%
% Women students:
54%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
17%
% Minority students:
39%
% International students:
5%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
13
Names of law journals:
California Law Review, Ecology Law Quarterly, Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Berkeley Journal of International Law; Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice; Berkeley Journal of African American Law & Policy, Berkeley La Raza Journal, Asian American Law Journal, Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law, Berkeley Business Law Journal, Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern & Islamic Law, Berkeley Journal of Entertainment & Sports Law
% of students involved in law journals:
52%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
36%
% of students in field placements:
26%
% of students in simulation courses:
119%

Curriculum Strengths

Science & Technology/Patents,
Public Interest,
Family Law,
Environmental Law,
Finance

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 92% 265
National Employment Rate 2013 87% 261
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer CA 65% 179
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 10% 27
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 7% 19
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer CA 66% 185
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 12.1% 34
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 7.5% 21

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
0
Law Firm 2-10
2.1%
Law Firm 11-25
3.2%
Law Firm 26-50
1.8%
Law Firm 51-100
1.1%
Law Firm 101-250
4.6%
Law Firm 251-500
8.2%
Law Firm 501+
38.6%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
2.5%
Government
9.6%
Public Interest / Service
12.9%
Clerkships Federal
8.6%
Clerkships State / Local
2.1%
Education / Academia
2.1%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 CA 86% 71%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 CA 87% 71%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 CA 87% 72%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Public
Part-time:
No
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

215 Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
Region:
Far West
Main Phone:
510-642-1741
Admissions Phone:
510-642-2274
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Sujit
Choudhry
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Oxford, University College (Rhodes Scholar)
Law Degree:
LL.B.
School:
University of Toronto
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Edward
Tom
Undergraduate:
School:
Law Degree:
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Graduate Degree:
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Reputation Profile

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