Law School Statistics

Profiles of UC Berkeley Law School Applicants

Graduating Seniors 2009-20131

  2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Number of Applicants 105 103 138 149 187
Number of Applicants Accepted 94 88 116 128 140
Acceptance Rate 90% 85% 84% 86% 75%
Average LSAT Score for Acceptances 163 160 161 163 161
Average GPA for Acceptances 3.55 3.49 3.58 3.57 3.58
Average Number of Applications
for all Applicants
11.36 12.52 12.11 11.21 11.42
Average Number of Acceptances 4.52 4.54 3.93 3.43 3.56
Number Matriculated 81 72 95 112 120

1 Each year profiled includes December, May and August grads (e.g. 2012 includes December 2011, May 2012 and August 2012 graduates).

Source: Law School Admission Council, 2013.

 
 

Top 15 Attended Law Schools by Cal Graduating Seniors 2009-20132

          Average for Accepted
School Class Applied Accepted Matriculated LSAT GPA
Columbia University
  2013 39 8 1 171 3.87
  2012 88 14 5 173 3.86
  2011 41 5 4 169 3.89
  2010 63 11 3 172 3.85
  2009 62 12 2 172 3.89
Golden Gate University
  2013 8 8 0 157 3.44
  2012 25 22 5 155 3.19
  2011 12 10 8 155 3.47
  2010 22 14 4 157 3.41
  2009 18 8 2 150 3.32
Harvard University
  2013 35 5 2 172 3.97
  2012 77 10 7 173 3.92
  2011 40 1 1 na na
  2010 53 9 8 174 3.95
  2009 53 8 6 173 3.95
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  2013 27 17 4 162 3.56
  2012 75 42 8 163 3.58
  2011 37 19 2 160 3.59
  2010 52 16 4 163 3.48
  2009 40 20 4 163 3.71
New York University
  2013 31 8 1 171 3.89
  2012 78 22 5 173 3.77
  2011 42 7 1 172 3.85
  2010 62 18 5 173 3.87
  2009 70 21 6 171 3.88
Santa Clara University
  2013 25 14 3 161 3.49
  2012 56 35 4 162 3.43
  2011 28 15 4 160 3.45
  2010 53 28 4 161 3.56
  2009 41 20 2 163 3.70
University of California, Berkeley
  2013 63 12 9 168 3.87
  2012 153 22 10 169 3.89
  2011 84 11 7 168 3.87
  2010 109 24 9 170 3.83
  2009 99 22 7 170 3.90
University of California, Davis
  2013 37 23 5 164 3.41
  2012 93 51 13 165 3.69
  2011 57 21 6 163 3.72
  2010 61 22 3 164 3.67
  2009 47 20 4 165 3.65
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  2013 51 32 6 163 3.58
  2012 126 56 11 164 3.69
  2011 73 33 11 162 3.67
  2010 99 34 9 165 3.67
  2009 71 27 10 164 3.70
University of California, Los Angeles
  2013 57 22 9 167 3.82
  2012 126 44 14 168 3.82
  2011 77 16 4 167 3.84
  2010 99 23 5 169 3.84
  2009 101 27 3 170 3.84
University of Michigan
  2013 23 4 0 170 3.95
  2012 63 9 3 170 3.80
  2011 32 3 0 170 3.83
  2010 42 5 2 169 3.86
  2009 45 11 1 168 3.87
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  2013 12 9 0 157 3.45
  2012 36 23 5 159 3.21
  2011 19 10 2 158 3.48
  2010 23 16 5 159 3.41
  2009 23 13 2 159 3.64
University of San Diego
  2013 22 12 3 159 3.56
  2012 39 22 2 163 3.46
  2011 30 19 2 160 3.59
  2010 29 13 2 163 3.57
  2009 30 13 2 162 3.61
University of San Francisco
  2013 21 16 3 157 3.43
  2012 51 32 5 158 3.42
  2011 31 21 2 158 3.52
  2010 52 30 8 160 3.45
  2009 32 15 3 158 3.56
University of Southern California
  2013 45 17 3 167 3.78
  2012 98 36 3 168 3.77
  2011 67 21 5 167 3.81
  2010 75 26 6 168 3.74
  2009 73 28 3 169 3.81
 

2 Each year profiled includes December, May and August grads (e.g. 2012 includes December 2011, May 2012 and August 2012 graduates).

Source: Law School Admission Council, 2013.

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