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University of California--Berkeley School of Law

University of California--Berkeley School of Law
This page focuses on national rankings, acceptance rates, program costs, and merit-based scholarships of University of California--Berkeley School of Law, an accredited law program in the United States. Should you be interested in official name and common abbreviation of University of California--Berkeley School of Law, please follow this link: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/ucb_university-of-california-berkeley.html 

Motto: Fiat lux (Latin); Let there be light (English)
Parent school: University of California, Berkeley
Established: 1894
School type: Public law school
Parent endowment: $4.3 billion (2017)
Dean: Erwin Chemerinsky
Location: Berkeley, California, U.S.
Enrollment: 916

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Ranking: University of California--Berkeley

Top Law Schools of 2020
Score 84
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.5
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.5
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.7-3.92
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 164-170
Overall acceptance rate 11.3%
Student/faculty ratio 12.3
Graduates employed at graduation 97.4%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 82.4%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 65.7%

Tuition & Scholarships: University of California--Berkeley

Financial Aid Office Information
Financial aid application deadline 03/02
Financial aid director Dennis Tominaga
Financial aid telephone (510) 642-1563
2019-2020 Expenses
Tuition In-state, full-time: $30,944 per year; Out-of-state, full-time: $43,189 per year
Room and board $15,370
Books $1,495
Miscellaneous expenses $5,018
Is the tuition the same for first-, second-, and third-year students? Yes
Does the university offer housing restricted to law students? No
Does the university offer graduate student housing for which law students are eligible? Yes
Does the university offer a public-interest scholarship program to current J.D. students? Yes
2019 Grants
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 47.9%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition N/A
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 14.9%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full N/A
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of full tuition 0.7%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of full tuition N/A
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 2.0%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition N/A
25th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $6,200
Median grant amount of aid per full-time recipient (50th percentile) $8,700
75th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $13,642
25th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient N/A
Median grant amount of aid per part-time recipient (50th percentile) N/A
75th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient N/A
Indebtedness
Average indebtedness of 2019 graduates who incurred law school debt $76,488
Proportion who borrowed 87.9%
Does the school offer a loan repayment assistance program for 2019 J.D. graduates? Yes

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