Rankings

UC Davis School of Law’s strong showing in numerous rankings represents a welcome confirmation of King Hall’s excellence.

U.S. News & World Report Ranking: UC Davis School of Law placed 37th in the latest U.S. News rating of almost 200 American Bar Association-approved law schools. As part of the survey, the school was ranked 24th in the nation based on responses from law school deans and faculty.

Faculty Quality Ranking: The UC Davis Law faculty was also rated 22nd in the most recent comprehensive quality assessment undertaken by Brian Leiter, a University of Chicago law professor. Leiter's periodic "top 50 law faculties in scholarly impact" list rates productivity and influence and often is regarded as the most systematic evaluation of American law school quality.

Financial Aid: UC Davis School of Law ranks 4th in the latest U.S. News & World Report assessment of the generosity of financial aid at public law schools.

A Top Law School for Public Interest: PreLaw Magazine ranked UC Davis Law No. 4 in the nation on its 2021 list of the top 25 schools for public interest law.

Student and Faculty Diversity: UC Davis Law ranks No. 3 in the United States - and No. 1 in California - for top schools for racial justice according to a 2020 ranking in preLaw Magazine. National Jurist magazine named UC Davis School of Law the No. 2 most diverse school in the country in 2019. Princeton Review’s "Best Law Schools 2021" placed UC Davis Law among the top 10 nationally in the categories of “Greatest Resources for Minority Students,” "Greatest Resources for Women" and "Most Diverse Faculty.”