Prospects for Admission

2017 Entering Class Information

To put together our most recent entering class:

  • we took in 1814 applications
  • accepted 821 students
  • 278 of those matriculated

Of that entering class:

  • 180 entered the full-time day program
  • 42 entered the SCALE 2-year J.D. program
  • 42 entered the part-time evening program
  • 14 entered the part-time day program (PLEAS)

Makeup:

  • 57% female
  • 43% male
  • 46% diversity
  • average age of 26
  Full-time Programs GPA Full-time Programs LSAT Part-time Programs GPA Part-time Programs LSAT All Programs GPA All Programs LSAT
75th 3.43 154 3.41 155 3.43 155
Median 3.25 152 3.18 152 3.24 152
25th 3.05 150 2.90 150 3.01 150

Undergraduate Schools & Majors

Students came from 100+ undergraduate schools:

  • 37 California schools
  • 48 Out-of-state schools
  • 09 Foreign schools

Top 16 feeder schools:

  • UCLA
  • CSU Northridge
  • USC
  • UC Riverside
  • CSU Los Angeles
  • UC Irvine
  • Loyola Marymount
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Berkeley
  • CSU Long Beach
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • CSU Dominguez Hills
  • CSU Fullerton
  • Occidental College

Top Majors:

  • Political Science
  • English
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Economics
Body

In reviewing applicant files, the Admissions Committee will consider trends in an applicant's Undergraduate Grade Point Average (UGPA), the school(s) attended, the applicant's major area of concentration, post-baccalaureate study, and the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). The table below illustrates an applicant's prospects for admission based upon UGPA and LSAT score.

GPA

LSAT 120-144

LSAT 145-149

LSAT 150-154

LSAT 155-159

LSAT 160-164

LSAT 165-169

LSAT 170+

3.75+

Unlikely

Unlikely

Likely

Likely

Likely

Likely

Likely

3.5-3.74

Unlikely

Unlikely

Likely

Likely

Likely

Likely

Likely

3.25-3.49

Unlikely

Unlikely

Possible

Likely

Likely

Likely

Likely

3.0-3.24

Unlikely

Unlikely

Possible

Likely

Likely

Likely

Likely

2.75-2.99

Unlikely

Unlikely

Possible

Possible

Likely

Likely

Likely

2.5-2.74

Unlikely

Unlikely

Unlikely

Possible

Possible

Possible

Possible

2.25-2.49

Unlikely

Unlikely

Unlikely

Unlikely

Possible

Possible

Possible

2.0-2.24

Unlikely

Unlikely

Unlikely

Unlikely

Possible

Possible

Possible