J.D. Class Profile

J.D. Class of 2023

As of the first day of classes

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Total Applications Received: 3,319
First-Year Students: 386
LEOP Students: 67
California Scholars: 5
Average Scholarship Awarded: $18,215

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Colleges & Universities Represented: 117
Top 7:
UC Berkeley
UCLA
UC Davis
UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Cruz
UC San Diego and USC (tie)

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GPA: 3.61 | 3.42 | 3.22
LSAT: 161 | 158 | 155
Enrolled with GRE: 15

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Average Age: 25
Age Range: 20-52
0-3 years out of college: 69%
At least 4 years out of college: 31%

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235 Women | 148 Men | 3 Non-Binary
Students of Color: 52%
First Generation College Students: 19%
Veterans: 5
States Represented: 15 + D.C.

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Different Undergrad Majors: 48
(Most popular: Political Science and English)
STEM Majors: 10%
Advanced Degrees: 10%

Careers & Employment - Class of 2019

87% of 2019 grads were employed in bar admission or JD Advantage positions.
Job Type:
Law Firm – 53%
Business – 13%
Government – 10%
Public Interest – 16%
Education – 1%
Clerkships – 7%

Full List of Undergraduate Institutions

Alcorn State UniversityHumboldt State UniversityStanford University
Amherst CollegeJohns Hopkins UniversitySwarthmore College
Arizona State UniversityKansas State UniversitySyracuse University
Bard CollegeKenyon CollegeThe University of Texas at Austin
Barnard CollegeKorea UniversityThomas Aquinas College
Bates CollegeLewis and Clark CollegeTulane University
Baylor UniversityLoyola Marymount UniversityUniversity of Alabama
Benedictine CollegeLoyola University MarylandUniversity of Arizona
Boston CollegeMcGill UniversityUniversity of California - Merced
Boston UniversityMills CollegeUniversity of California - Berkeley
Bucknell UniversityMissouri Southern State UniversityUniversity of California - Davis
Cal Poly San Luis ObispoMount Holyoke CollegeUniversity of California - Irvine
California Luteran UniversityNorth China University of TechnologyUniversity of California - Los Angeles
CSU Monterey BayNortheastern UniversityUniversity of California - Riverside
CSU ChicoNorthwestern UniversityUniversity of California - San Diego
CSU FresnoNotre Dame de Namur UniversityUniversity of California - Santa Barbara
CSU FullertonNew York UniversityUniversity of California - Santa Cruz
CSU Long BeachOccidental CollegeUniversity of Colorado - Boulder
CSU NorthridgeOregon State UniversityUniversity of Connecticut - Storrs
CSU SacramentoPacific Northwest College of ArtUniversity of Houston
CSU StanislausPennsylvania State University - University ParkUniversity of Illinois - Urbana
CSU San BernardinoPitzer CollegeUniversity of La Verne
CSU San DiegoPoint Loma Nazarene UniversityUniversity of Maryland - College Park
CSU San FranciscoPurchase College, State University of New YorkUniversity of Miami
CSU San JoseQueen's UniversityUniversity of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Case Western Reserve UniversityRadford UniversityUniversity of Oregon
Chapman UniversityReed CollegeUniversity of Pennsylvania
Colgate UniversityRice UniversityUniversity of Portland
Columbia UniversityRutgers UniversityUniversity of Puget Sound
Cornell UniversitySaint Mary's College of CaliforniaUniversity of Redlands
Dankook University - SeoulSanta Clara UniversityUniversity of San Diego
Dillard UniversityScripps CollegeUniversity of San Francisco
Emporia State UniversityShanghai Jiaotong UniversityUniversity of Southern California
Fordham UniversitySmith CollegeUniversity of the Pacific
George Washington UniversitySonoma State UniversityUniversity of Washington
Georgetown UniversitySouthern Methodist UniversityWashington University
Gonzaga UniversitySpelman CollegeWellesley College
Hawaii Pacific UniversitySt. Mary's College of MarylandWest Begal University of Technology
Howard UniversityWilliam Smith College

Sample of Employers for the Class of 2019

23andMe, Inc.Fenwick & West LLPNauto
Alameda County District Attorney’s OfficeFisher & Phillips LLPNevada Supreme Court
Alameda County Public DefenderFragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLPNicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP
Align TechnologyGoodwinNixon Peabody LLP
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis, LLPGordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani LLPOffice of the  County Counsel, County of Alameda
Andersen Tax LLCGunderson DettmerOffice of the Sonoma County Counsel
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law CaucusGwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & BrewerO’Melveny & Myers LLP
Asian Pacific Islander Legal OutreachHawaii Supreme Court, Associate Justice Paula NakayamaOrrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & RomoHinshaw & Culbertson LLPPaul Hastings LLP
Baker Botts L.L.P.Holland & KnightPerkins Coie LLP
Bay Area Legal AidU.S. District Court – Northern District of CaliforniaPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLPHoneywell AerospaceRagghianti Freitas LLP
Best Best & Krieger LLPHoyer & HicksReed Smith LLP
Burke, Williams & Sorensen LLPHunton Andrews KurthRichards, Watson & Gershon
Bursor & Fisher, P.A.Immigrant Defenders Law CenterRiverside District Attorney’s Office
California Department of Justice,Jones DaySacramento County District Attorney
California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.Judge Marsha BerzonSan Bernardino County Public Defender
Center for Biological DiversityKeller HeckmanSan Diego City Attorney
Center for Food SafetyKessenick Gamma & Free LLPSan Diego County District Attorney’s Office
Children’s Law Center of CaliforniaKing and WoodSan Diego County Public Defender
City of Oakland, Office of the City AttorneyKlarity LawSan Francisco District Attorney’s Office
Claery and Hammond, LLPKPMG LLPSan Francisco Human Rights Commission
Clark HillLatham & WatkinsSan Francisco Public Defender
Cole-Frieman & MallonLegal Aid Foundation of Los AngelesSan Francisco Superior Court
Collins Collins Muir + Stewart, LLPLegal Aid SocietySan Mateo County District Attorney
Colorado State Public DefenderLegal Services for ChildrenSan Mateo County Superior Court Family Law Division
Community Water CenterLegal Services of Northern CaliforniaSanta Clara County Public Defender
Contra Costa County District Attorney’s OfficeLexington Law GroupSheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Contra Costa County Public DefenderLittler MendelsonSolano County Office of the Public Defender
Cooley LLPLos Angeles County Public DefenderState of Hawaii, Second Circuit
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthyLowenstein Sandler PCState Water Resources Control Board
Counsel LLPMagistrate Judge Robert M. IllmanSwords To Plowshares
Crowell & Moring LLPMarin Clean EnergyThe Hassell Law Group, a P.C.
Crowley FleckMarin County Public DefenderThe Honorable James Donato
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLPMayer Brown LLPTransgender, Gender-Variant, Intersex Justice Project
Deloitte LLPMcNamara, Ney, Beatty, Slattery, Borges & Ambacher LLPTroutman Sanders LLP
Donaldson and Callif LLPMerino Yebri LLPU.S. Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of California
Dreyer, Babich, Buccola, Callaham, Wood & Campora LLPMeyers NaveU.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
EarthRights InternationalMississippi Rising CoalitionUCSF Industry Contracts
Embark TrucksMorgan Lewis & Bockius LLPWalkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Ernst & YoungMurphy, Pearson, Bradley & FeeneyWashington State Court of Appeals
Farella Braun + Martel LLPNapa County District AttorneyWilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati