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Student Body Profile

Fall 2017 Entering Class*

Applications Received 2,988
Offers of Admission 888
Enrolled 151
LSAT 25th/75th percentiles 157/165
LSAT Median 163
GPA 25th/75th percentiles 3.37/3.73
GPA Median 3.59
No. of Undergraduate Institutions Represented** 78
Students of Color 54%
Women 58%
Veterans 5%
1st Generation College Grads 21%
Age Range 20-39
Median Age 24
CA Residents 79%
Non-Residents 17%
International 4%

A numerical representation by GPA and LSAT of the pool of applicants seeking admission for Fall 2017 is located in the "How to Apply" section of the 2018 Law School Catalog. Prospective applicants can use the grid to obtain a very broad indication of how applicants with similar statistics fared in the most recently completed admission process. Please note that numerical profile is only one component used in the evaluation of an individual applicant and that some applicants offered admission fall below the medians listed.

*Data is current as of 09/11/17.

2016-2017 Student Body Profile

Total J.D. Enrollment 504
Women 54%
Students of Color 41.5%
Student: Faculty Ratio 10:1


At UC Davis School of Law, academic disqualifications are extremely rare. Of those students who do not continue their enrollments, most do so for personal and professional reasons.

Bar Passage

The UC Davis bar passage rate for first-time examinees on the July 2016 California Bar Examination was 72%. The average pass rate for ABA-approved law schools in the state was 62%.

**Among the schools represented: UC Davis, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UC Santa Cruz, USC, CSU Chico, University of Texas-Austin, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, Santa Clara University, Claremont McKenna College, Georgetown University, Northwestern University, Washington University in St. Louis, CSU Sacramento, Oberlin College, Stanford University, CSU Fresno, CSU Northridge, Brigham Young University, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, Harvey Mudd College, Loyola Marymount University, Saint Mary's College, Scripps College, University of St. Andrews-Scotland, Yale University, Johns Hopkins University, Morehouse College