J.D. Class Profile

J.D. Class of 2026

As of the first day of Classes

Total Applications Received: 3,929
First-Year Students: 381
LEOP Students: 70
California Scholars: 1
Average Scholarship Awarded: $15,000

Colleges & Universities Represented: 118
Top 6:
UC Berkeley
UC San Diego
UC Santa Barbara
UC Davis
UC Irvine

GPA: 3.74 | 3.59 | 3.40
LSAT: 162 | 160 | 157
Enrolled with GRE: 8

Average Age: 25
Age Range: 20-50
0-3 years out of college: 75%
At least 4 years out of college: 25%

229 Women | 149 Men | 3 Non-Binary
Students of Color: 54%
First Generation College Students: 19%
Veterans: 11
States Represented: 23 states + Guam 

Different Undergrad Majors: 63
(Most popular: Political Science)
STEM Majors: 7%
Advanced Degrees: 6%

Careers & Employment – Class of 2022

90% of 2022 grads were employed in Bar Admission Required or JD Advantage positions.
Job Type:
Law Firm – 58%
Business – 9%
Government – 12%
Public Interest – 14%
Education – 2%
Clerkships – 3%

Sample of Undergrad Institutions (Class of 2026)

American UniversityOhio State University-ColumbusUniversity of California-Irvine
Arizona State UniversityPacific Union CollegeUniversity of California-Los Angeles
Baylor UniversityPennsylvania State Univ-University ParkUniversity of California-Riverside
Boston UniversityPepperdine UniversityUniversity of California-San Diego
Brigham Young UniversityPitzer CollegeUniversity of California-Santa Barbara
Calif Polytechnic St U-San Luis ObispoPurdue University-West LafayetteUniversity of California-Santa Cruz
California State Polytechnic-PomonaReed CollegeUniversity of Chicago
California State University-FresnoRowan UniversityUniversity of Denver
California State University-FullertonSacred Heart UniversityUniversity of Florida
California State University-Los AngelesSaint Mary’s College Of CaliforniaUniversity of Hawaii At Manoa
California State University-NorthridgeSan Diego State UniversityUniversity of Illinois-Urbana
California State University-StanislausSan Francisco State UniversityUniversity of Kansas
Carnegie Mellon UniversitySan Jose State UniversityUniversity of La Verne
Chapman UniversitySanta Clara UniversityUniversity of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Christopher Newport UniversitySavannah College Of Art & DesignUniversity of Mount Union
Claremont Mckenna CollegeScripps CollegeUniversity of Nebraska-Omaha
Colby CollegeSkidmore CollegeUniversity of Nevada-Reno
Columbia UniversitySmith CollegeUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Cornell UniversitySonoma State UniversityUniversity of North Dakota-Grand Forks
Dartmouth CollegeSouthern Oregon UniversityUniversity of Oregon
Emerson CollegeStanford UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania
Emory UniversitySUNY at AlbanyUniversity of Pittsburgh
George Washington UniversitySUNY at Buffalo CenterUniversity of Rochester
Gonzaga UniversitySusquehanna UniversityUniversity of San Francisco
Grinnell CollegeSyracuse UniversityUniversity of South Carolina-Columbia
Howard UniversityTemple UniversityUniversity of Southern California
Indiana University-BloomingtonThe New SchoolUniversity of The Pacific
Johns Hopkins UniversityThe University Of Texas at AustinUniversity of Virginia
Loyola Marymount UniversityTufts University Of Arts & SciencesUniversity of Washington
Loyola University-ChicagoTulane UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin – Madison
Mcgill UniversityUnited States Naval AcademyVanderbilt University
Morehouse CollegeUniv Of Maryland – University CollegeVassar College
Northeastern UniversityUniversity of BaltimoreVillanova University
Oberlin CollegeUniversity of California-BerkeleyWake Forest University
Occidental CollegeUniversity of California-DavisWellesley College

Sample of Employers for the Class of 2022

Alameda County District Attorney’s OfficeEviction Defense CollaborativeLegal Assistance to the Elderly
Andersen TaxFarella Braun + Martel LLPLittler Mendelson
Arnold & Porter LLPFederal Trade CommissionLos Angeles County Public Defender
Atchison, Barisone & CondottiFenwick & West LLPLos Angeles Superior Court
Atheria LawFisher Phillips LLPManatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud, and RomoFox Rothschild LLPMarin County Public Defender
Atlanta Legal Aid SocietyFreeman Mathis & Gary, LLPMayer Brown LLP
Baker Botts LLPFresno County Public DefenderMorrison & Foerster LLP
Baker McKenzie LLPGibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLPMultnomah County Circuit Court
Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PCGordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani LLPNapa County District Attorney
Best Best & Krieger LLPHanson BridgettNixon Peabody LLP
Bet Tzedek Legal ServicesHawkins Parnell & Young LLPOffice of County Counsel, County of Alameda
Boies Schiller FlexnerHoge FentonO’Melveny & Myers LLP
Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLPHolland & KnightOpen Immigration Legal Services
Bursor & Fisher, P.A.Homeless Advocacy ProjectOrrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
California Attorney GeneralIBM CorporationPerkins Coie LLP
California Public Utilities CommissionIRS Office of Chief CounselPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.Jones DaySacramento County District Attorney
Center for Biological DiversityKaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLPSan Francisco Public Defender
Contra Costa County District Attorney’s OfficeKeesal, Young & Logan, P.C.San Mateo County Court
Cooley LLPKern Segal & MurraySanta Clara County Public Defender
Corporate Immigration Partners, LLPKirkland & Ellis LLPSheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
County of Sacramento, Office of the Public DefenderKlein DeNatale GoldnerSolano County Office of the Public Defender
Debevoise & PlimptonKnobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLPSupreme Court of California
DeLacey, Riebel & Shindell, LLPKobayashi, Sugita & GodaSupreme Court of North Carolina
Disability Rights AdvocatesLane County District Attorney’s OfficeTransgender Law Center
District Attorney’s Office for Collin County, TXLatham & WatkinsU.S. Army JAG Corps
Edlin Gallagher Huie + BlumLawyers for Employee and Consumer RightsU.S. Marine Corps Judge Advocate Division
Employee Benefits Security AdminsitrationLegal Aid of MarinWalkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Ernst & Young LLPLegal Aid SocietyWilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati