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University of California-Berkeley

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

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: Feb. 28
Application Fee: $75
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 20.2% 21.1%
LSAT Score (Median) 168 165
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 165-170 162-168
GPA (Median) 3.80 3.78
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.64-3.90 3.66-3.90
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA
School's bar passage rate: 89.2% 87.9%
State overall bar passage rate: 58.3% 60.2%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +30.9% +27.7%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 84.3% 88.5%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 90.2% 95.5%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $49,325 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $53,276 N/A
Room and Board: $24,160 $19,756
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 65.0% 66.7%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $22,500 $19,089
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $137,771 $144,981
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 69.9% 71.6%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 976 935
Men: 40.1% 43.5%
Women: 59.7% 56.5%
White: 50.4% N/A
Black: 3.6% N/A
Hispanic: 12.1% N/A
Asian: 19.0% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 5.8 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 284 N/A
Male: 59.2% N/A
Female: 40.8% N/A
Minority: 19.4% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $180,000 $160,000
Public Sector (Median): $60,000 $55,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 1,133,024 973,512