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Facts About UC Davis School of Law

UC Davis School of Law is approved by the American Bar Association (Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738).

The Juris Doctor program of study is a full-time day program. Combined degrees and LL.M. and Summer International Commercial Law LL.M. degrees are also offered.

Total Student Body 2016-2017

  • Total JD Enrollment 504
  • Women Enrolled 54%
  • Students of Color 41.5%
  • For more information on the first year class, please refer to the Admissions-Student Profile page on this website.

Areas of Concentration

Programs

  • One-year LL.M. Program for International Students
  • Certificates in Public Service Law and Environmental Law
  • Clinicals and externships in Civil Rights, Immigration Law, Prison Law, Administration of Criminal Justice, Employment Relations, Environmental Law, Family Protection, Federal and State Taxation, Judicial Internships, Legislative Process, and Public Interest Law
  • Joint Degree Programs: JD/MBA, or JD/MA
  • 3-year full-time day program leading to Juris Doctor degree

Rankings

Please see our Rankings page.

Alumni

  • There are approximately 6400 alumni.
  • The first class graduated in 1969.
  • UC Davis alumni are located throughout the United States and across the world. The majority are located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Oregon and Washington.
  • UC Davis alumni are represented in all areas of the legal profession with the majority in private practice, followed by government, public interest legal services, business and corporations, and academia.
  • For more information about our Alumni, please visit the Alumni section of this web site.

Accreditation

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
    Office of the Consultant on Legal Education /
    Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    American Bar Association
    321 N. Clark Street, 21st Floor
    Chicago, IL 60654
    312.988.6738
    legaled@americanbar.org
    http://www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_education.html
  • American Association of Law Schools (AALS)
    Association of American Law Schools
    1201 Connecticut Ave., N.W. Suite 800
    Washington, D.C. 20036-2717
    202.296.8851
    aals@aals.org
    http://www.aals.org/about_memberschools.php

The School of Law complies with the University Policy on Nondiscrimination, Sexual Harassment, Student Records and Privacy, an excerpt of which follows:

The University of California, Davis, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), physical or mental disability, age, medical condition (cancer related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation, or service in the uniformed services (includes membership, application for membership, performance of service, application for service, or obligation for service in the uniformed services), status as a Vietnam-era veteran or special disabled veteran, in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws, and with University policy. As required by Title IX, the University of California, Davis, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, admissions, employment, or other activities.

Inquiries regarding the University's student-related nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Director, Office of Student Support and Judicial Affairs at 530.752.1128 or the UC Davis Compliance Director (ADA and Title IX Officer) at 530.752.9466. Students are encouraged to seek assistance as soon as possible, as time limits apply to some grievance processes.

For the full University policy, please see https://www.ucdavis.edu/statement-nondiscrimination/.