Irvine School of Law

The law school of University of California-Irvine, known as Irvine School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Irvine, CA. Total 479 students are attending the law school and 166 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 167 and the average GPA is 3.69. The law school tuition & fees at Irvine School of Law is $64,218.

  • LSAT Average: 167
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $64,218
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $59,076
  • Acceptance Rate: 16.83%
  • Student Population: 479
  • First-Year Student: 166

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Irvine School of Law is $54,103 for California residents and $64,218 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 6.80% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $17,118 including costs for room & boards, transportation, and other personal expenses. The living costs does not include the fees for health insurance.
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 Irvine 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 Irvine 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
Irvine School of Law$50,050$55,649$51,888$60,131$54,103$64,218
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 167 and the average GPA is 3.69 at Irvine School of Law.
The LSAT score of Irvine 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 Irvine 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
Irvine School of LawCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile163157155
50th percentile167161158
75th percentile168163161
GPA distribution
Irvine School of LawCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.53.303.27
50th percentile3.693.563.54
75th percentile3.83.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 3,600 students have applied to Irvine School of Law. Among them, 606 students have accepted to admit and 166 have enrolled into Irvine School of LawThe acceptance rate is 16.83% and the yield is 27%.
The acceptance rate of Irvine 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 Irvine School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Irvine School of LawCalifornia Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants3,60065,607475,703
Admitted60616,123135,643
Enrolled1664,18840,338
Acceptance Rate16.83%32.75%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)27.39%27.00%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 479 students enrolled to Irvine School of Law. Among them 443 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 36 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 166 students newly joined to to Irvine School of Law. By gender, there are 78 men , 88 women, and 3 other/unknown gender first-time students at Irvine School of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at Irvine School of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment532479
JD Enrollment519443
Non-JD Enrollment1336
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total152166
Men6878
Women8788
Other23

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 86.36% where 132 students took the exam and 114 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of California law schools (77.97%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates143141
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total135132
New Graduates132124
Prior Year Graduates38
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers1117
Exam Passer110114
Exam Pass Rate81.49%86.36%
California Pass Rate69.74%77.97%

Law Schools in California

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