Berkeley School of Law

The law school of University of California-Berkeley, known as Berkeley School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Berkeley, CA. Total 1,235 students are attending the law school and 343 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 169 and the average GPA is 3.83. The law school tuition & fees at Berkeley School of Law is $67,781.

  • LSAT Average: 169
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $67,781
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $69,857
  • Acceptance Rate: 13.66%
  • Student Population: 1,235
  • First-Year Student: 343

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Berkeley School of Law is $59,237 for California residents and $67,781 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 9.13% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in California is $49,777 for California residents and $51,474 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Berkeley School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of California law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Berkeley School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the California law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Berkeley School of Law$54,881$57,540$56,828$62,113$59,237$67,781
California Law Schools$47,529$49,057 $49,777$51,474-
All U.S. Law Schools$38,035$43,389 $37,935$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 169 and the average GPA is 3.83 at Berkeley School of Law.
The LSAT score of Berkeley School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of California law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Berkeley School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of California law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
Berkeley School of LawCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile165157155
50th percentile169161158
75th percentile171163161
GPA distribution
Berkeley School of LawCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.743.303.27
50th percentile3.833.563.54
75th percentile3.923.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 7,948 students have applied to Berkeley School of Law. Among them, 1,086 students have accepted to admit and 343 have enrolled into Berkeley School of LawThe acceptance rate is 13.66% and the yield is 32%.
The acceptance rate of Berkeley School of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of California law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Berkeley School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Berkeley School of LawCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants7,94865,607475,703
Admitted1,08616,123135,643
Enrolled3434,18840,338
Acceptance Rate13.66%32.75%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)31.58%27.00%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,235 students enrolled to Berkeley School of Law. Among them 1,088 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 147 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 343 students newly joined to to Berkeley School of Law. By gender, there are 140 men , 234 women, and 10 other/unknown gender first-time students at Berkeley School of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at Berkeley School of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment1,2801,235
JD Enrollment9861,088
Non-JD Enrollment294147
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)30-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total307343
Men128140
Women198234
Other110

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 96.67% where 301 students took the exam and 291 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of California law schools (78.58%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates330329
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total322301
New Graduates311292
Prior Year Graduates118
Early Takers01
No Exam Takers1315
Exam Passer291291
Exam Pass Rate90.37%96.67%
California Pass Rate71.88%78.58%

Law Schools in California

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