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California Western School of Law  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.8
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.1
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.04-3.5
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 150-155
Overall acceptance rate 46.1%
Student/faculty ratio 18.3
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 84.0%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.2%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

Chapman University School of Law  
Score 43
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.9
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.3
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.11-3.56
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 156-159
Overall acceptance rate 30.9%
Student/faculty ratio 8.9
Graduates employed at graduation 91.1%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 96.5%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 75.4%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

Golden Gate University School of Law  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.1
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.84-3.39
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-155
Overall acceptance rate 49.5%
Student/faculty ratio 15.2
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 90.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 71.6%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

Loyola Marymount University Law School  
Score 51
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.6
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.31-3.67
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 157-163
Overall acceptance rate 32.4%
Student/faculty ratio 14.8
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 97.4%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 85.5%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

Pepperdine University School of Law  
Score 53
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.5
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.1
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.43-3.79
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 160-163
Overall acceptance rate 26.9%
Student/faculty ratio 16.0
Graduates employed at graduation 75.5%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 96.5%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 87.2%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

Santa Clara University School of Law  
Score 43
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.5
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.9
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.03-3.59
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 157-161
Overall acceptance rate 42.7%
Student/faculty ratio 17.8
Graduates employed at graduation 79.4%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 92.6%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 78.5%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

Southwestern Law School  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.0
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 1.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.06-3.51
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 152-156
Overall acceptance rate 31.6%
Student/faculty ratio 14.3
Graduates employed at graduation 85.0%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 95.5%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 69.7%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

Stanford University Law School  
Score 93
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.77-3.97
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 167-172
Overall acceptance rate 9.1%
Student/faculty ratio 8.0
Graduates employed at graduation 98.3%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 98.4%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 96.2%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

Thomas Jefferson School of Law  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.6
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 1.9
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.7-3.19
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 148-153
Overall acceptance rate 51.5%
Student/faculty ratio 17.9
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 92.1%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.3%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

University of California Hastings College of the Law  
Score 59
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 3.3
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.7
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.39-3.71
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 161-165
Overall acceptance rate 23.6%
Student/faculty ratio 16.5
Graduates employed at graduation 69.8%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 92.7%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.4%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

University of California--Berkeley School of Law  
Score 85
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.5
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.4
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.68-3.95
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 165-170
Overall acceptance rate 10.1%
Student/faculty ratio 11.4
Graduates employed at graduation 96.6%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 98.6%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 87.7%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

University of California--Davis School of Law  
Score 63
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 3.4
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.5
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.23-3.72
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 160-165
Overall acceptance rate 32.2%
Student/faculty ratio 11.6
Graduates employed at graduation 97.3%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 98.1%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 79.9%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

University of California--Los Angeles School of Law  
Score 76
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.0
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.57-3.88
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 164-169
Overall acceptance rate 16.8%
Student/faculty ratio 11.3
Graduates employed at graduation 96.9%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.1%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 88.5%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

University of La Verne College of Law  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) N/A
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) N/A
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.74-3.3
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 149-153
Overall acceptance rate 39.1%
Student/faculty ratio 16.2
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation N/A
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers N/A
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar N/A
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers N/A

 

University of San Diego School of Law  
Score 51
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.9
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.9
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.22-3.59
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 158-162
Overall acceptance rate 34.2%
Student/faculty ratio 14.2
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 98.4%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 78.9%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

University of San Francisco School of Law  
Score 42
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.1
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.12-3.57
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 155-160
Overall acceptance rate 34.9%
Student/faculty ratio 15.2
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 93.0%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 86.0%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

University of Southern California Gould School of Law  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.3
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.7
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.14-3.7
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 156-160
Overall acceptance rate 37.0%
Student/faculty ratio 14.8
Graduates employed at graduation 56.1%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 91.2%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 91.0%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar SC
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 81.8%

 

University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law  
Score 71
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 3.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.5
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.47-3.71
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 165-167
Overall acceptance rate 21.9%
Student/faculty ratio 12.4
Graduates employed at graduation 91.9%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 97.1%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.6%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

Western State University College of Law  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.3
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 1.7
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.81-3.38
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 149-154
Overall acceptance rate 48.6%
Student/faculty ratio 22.6
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 70.8%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 64.9%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

Whittier Law School  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.4
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.1
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.83-3.35
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 149-153
Overall acceptance rate 41.2%
Student/faculty ratio 17.6
Graduates employed at graduation 51.3%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 96.4%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 82.6%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 70.7%

 

 
 

 

 

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