Davis School of Law

The law school of University of California-Davis, known as Davis School of Law , is a Public, 4 years school in Davis, CA. Total 731 students are attending the law school and 260 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 165 and the average GPA is 3.70. The law school tuition & fees at Davis School of Law is $65,094.

  • LSAT Average: 165
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $65,094
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $56,460
  • Acceptance Rate: 28.26%
  • Student Population: 731
  • First-Year Student: 260

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Davis School of Law is $53,093 for California residents and $65,094 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 3.95% 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 Davis 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 Davis 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
Davis School of Law $50,564$60,543$51,680$62,623$53,093$65,094
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 165 and the average GPA is 3.7 at Davis School of Law .
The LSAT score of Davis 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 Davis 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
Davis School of Law California Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile160157155
50th percentile165161158
75th percentile167163161
GPA distribution
Davis School of Law California Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.443.303.27
50th percentile3.73.563.54
75th percentile3.823.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 3,733 students have applied to Davis School of Law . Among them, 1,055 students have accepted to admit and 260 have enrolled into Davis School of Law The acceptance rate is 28.26% and the yield is 25%.
The acceptance rate of Davis 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 Davis School of Law .
Admission Statistics
Davis School of Law California Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants3,73365,607475,703
Admitted1,05516,123135,643
Enrolled2604,18840,338
Acceptance Rate28.26%32.75%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)24.64%27.00%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 731 students enrolled to Davis School of Law . Among them 668 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 63 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 260 students newly joined to to Davis School of Law . By gender, there are 108 men and 157 women first-time students at Davis School of Law . All students enrolled as full-time status at Davis School of Law .
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment660731
JD Enrollment592668
Non-JD Enrollment6863
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total231260
Men96108
Women138157

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 88.15% where 135 students took the exam and 119 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of California law schools (78.08%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates155148
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total148135
New Graduates142128
Prior Year Graduates67
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers1320
Exam Passer125119
Exam Pass Rate84.46%88.15%
California Pass Rate70.01%78.08%

Law Schools in California

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