UCSC Law School Admission Statistics

A three-year comparison of UCSC applicants admitted to American Bar Association accredited law schools and national applicants. Information was provided by the Law School Admission Council.

Application Cycle APPLICANTS   ADMISSION RATES  
  National UCSC National UCSC
2018-2019 63,015 152 70% 74%
2016-2017 56,410 152 75% 74%
2015-2016 56,500 138 76% 72%
2014-2015 54,500 154 78% 73%
2013-2014 55,700 156 78% 84%

UCSC Law School Admission Statistics for California Law Schools - 2016-2017 Application Cycle

Law School of Applicants # Admitted Mean** LSAT Mean** GPA
California Western 19 13 152.2 3.08
Chapman University 19 7 159.3 3.39
Golden Gate University 21 14 148.9 3.00
Loyola Law School, L.A. 38 12 159.7 3.73
Pepperdine University 16 6 158.8 3.67
Santa Clara University 61 43 154.7 3.36
Southwestern University 24 9 154.7 3.26
Stanford University 18 *  *  *
Thomas Jefferson 9 6 147.3 3.10
UC Berkeley 45 8 163.0 3.80
UC Davis 52 15 162.3 3.55
UC Hastings, S. F. 70 30 160.5 3.50
UC Irvine School of Law  28 4 * *
UCLA 41 5 167.8 3.82
University of La Verne 1 * * *
University of the Pacific, McGeorge 22 14 151.5 3.2
University of San Diego 27 8 160.0 3.48
University of San Francisco 41 25 155.0 3.32
USC Gould School of Law  30 2 * *
Western State University 4 2 * *
Whittier College 3 2 * *

UCSC 2016-2017 (Most recent report from LSAC.org) Application Cycle Law School Admission to Top 20 ( 2017 rankings) Law Schools Outside California
(Based on US News and World Report rankings) Note: Some schools are tied in the ranking.

Law School of Applicants # Admitted Mean** LSAT Mean** GPA
#1 Yale University 3 0 * *
#2 Stanford University 18 0 * *
#3 Harvard University 14 1 * *
#4 University of Chicago 10 1 * *
#5 Columbia  9 0 * *
#6 New York University 14 1 * *
#7 University of Pennsylvania  7 0 * *
#8 University of Michigan 17 0 * *
#9 UC Berkeley 45 8 163.0 3.80
#9 University of Virginia 5 1 * *
#11 Duke University 10 0 * *
#11 Northwestern University 8 0 * *
#13 Cornell University 13 2  *  *
#14 Georgetown University 17 1 * *
#15 Univ. of Texas in Austin 9 4 * *
#16 UCLA 41 5 167.8 3.82
#17 Vanderbilt University  7 1 * *
#18 Washington Univ. in St. Louis 5 1 * *
#19 USC Gould School of Law  30 2 * *
#20 University of Minnestoa 4 2 * *

Note: 4 California schools made it to the Top 20 list

** - The average of the LSAT/GPA of student's admitted scores