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University of California-Berkeley

Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
(510) 642-2274

Admissions E-mail:
admissions@law.berkeley.edu

Web Site
http://www.law.berkeley.edu

Electronic Application
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/prospectives/admissions/

Fall 2009 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: 2/1/2009
Application Fee: $75
Admissions Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Acceptance Rate 12.0% 11.0% 10.3% 10.0% 11.5% 15.5% 11.7%
LSAT Score (Median)** 166 166 167 165 165 165 165
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 163-170 163-169 164-169 161-168 161-168 162-168 162-169
GPA (Median)** 3.77 3.77 3.79 3.76 3.79 3.72 3.77
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.64-3.90 3.65-3.89 3.67-3.90 3.63-3.90 3.68-3.90 3.59-3.86 3.64-3.89
Bar Exam Statistics*** 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA CA CA CA CA
School's bar passage rate: 84.9% 87.0% 83.7% 89.0% 89.7% 94.3% 88.1%
State overall bar passage rate: 65% 62% 61% 60% 66% 64% 63.0%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +19.9% +25.0% +22.7% +29.0% +23.7% +30.3% +25.1%
Employment Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Graduates employed at graduation: 99.0% 97.2% 96.8% 89.8% 96.8% 93.2% 95.5%
Graduates employed 9 months after graduation: 99.0% 98.4% 99.8% 97.7% 98.3% 99.4% 98.8%
tuition and Expenses 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Tuition: $39,141 $37,721 $21,531
room and Board: $15,104 $14,608 $13,330
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Full-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Total: 864 879 880
Men: 45.1% 41.0% 39.0%
Women: 54.9% 59.0% 61.0%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 1 : 12.3 1 : 12.0 1 : 18.9
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Private Sector: $135,000 $125,000 $125,000
Public Sector: $50,000 $45,000 $45,000
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