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University of California--Los Angeles School of Law

School of Law
71 Dodd Hall, PO Box 951445 Los Angeles, CA 90095-1445
Admissions Phone: (310) 825-2080
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Admissions Information

Fall 2010 Admissions Information
Director of admissions Robert Schwartz
Application deadline 02/01
Full-time program application fee $75
Part-time program application fee N/A
Besides the fall semester, can enter in N/A
Fall 2008 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 8,007
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 1,331
Overall acceptance rate 16.6%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 304
Number of full-time program applicants 8,007
Number of full-time program acceptances 1,331
Full-time acceptance rate 16.6%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 304
Number of part-time program applicants N/A
Number of part-time program acceptances N/A
Part-time acceptance rate N/A
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled N/A
Fall 2008 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.49-3.87
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 164-169
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.49-3.87
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 164-169
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Career Information

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2007 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 85.9%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 65.7%
Class of 2007 Graduates
Total graduates 323
Graduates employed at graduation 97.5%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.7%
Starting Salaries of 2007 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $125,000
Median private sector starting salary $160,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $160,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 87%
Median public service starting salary $58,262
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2007)
Percent employed in academia 3.7%
Percent employed in business and industry 8.8%
Percent employed in government 7.8%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 11.0%
Percent employed in law firms 59.3%
Percent employed in public interest 8.8%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.6%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 6.0%
2007 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 79%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 1%
Number of states where graduates are employed 22
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 1.3%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 6.6%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 2.8%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 2.8%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.6%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 0.3%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 81.5%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 2.2%
Employment location unknown 1.3%
Career Services
Career services operations: The Office of Career Services provides students with the tools and strategies necessary to make informed decisions about the myriad of employment opportunities and career paths available to them, including: On Campus Interview Program, Public Interest Career Day, Government Reception, Judicial Clerkship Program, Small/Mid Sized Law Firm Reception, Diversity Reception and Externship Program.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 88.1%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 6.3%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 3.1%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) 1.6%


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