California Law Schools Comparison

California Law School Overview

In California, 21 law schools that are accredited by American Bar Association (ABA) are active for academic year 2019-2020.
Next list summarizes the law school information in California.
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21 ABA Accredited California Law Schools Comparison Table

RankCollege NameStateFoundedTuition & FeesLSAT ScoreGPAAcceptance RateStudent PopulationBar Pass Rate
1Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
CA1893$62,8471713.919.72%66895.32%
2Los Angeles School of Law
(University of California-Los Angeles)
Los Angeles, CA
CA1949$53,1521683.7922.41%1,18189.46%
3Berkeley School of Law
(University of California-Berkeley)
Berkeley, CA
CA1894$55,3161683.8119.68%1,28090.37%
4Gould School of Law
(University of Southern California)
Los Angeles, CA
CA1896$67,1911663.8017.69%1,29587.73%
5Irvine School of Law
(University of California-Irvine)
Irvine, CA
CA2009$53,5481653.5920.81%53281.49%
6Davis School of Law
(University of California-Davis)
Davis, CA
CA1965$58,5911623.6129.36%66084.46%
7Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
CA1971$57,5601613.6629.81%1,00982.42%
8Loyola Law School
(Loyola Marymount University)
Los Angeles, CA
CA1920$59,3401603.5732.98%1,11377.74%
9University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
CA1954$56,7111593.5740.59%82576.31%
10Chapman University
Orange, CA
CA1995$55,0991583.4933.96%50059.26%
11Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
CA1912$56,2801563.3354.94%73464.71%
12McGeorge School of Law
(University of the Pacific)
Stockton, CA
CA1924$53,4341533.3562.76%68365.12%
13University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
CA1912$50,7701533.2953.64%53838.60%
14University of La Verne College of Law
La Verne, CA
CA1970$16,3581502.9840.80%288-
15Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA
CA1911$27,8581533.3047.89%82156.54%
16California Western School of Law
San Diego, CA
CA1924$54,3101513.2653.66%78149.26%
17Thomas Jefferson School of Law
San Diego, CA
CA1969$38,2501492.8746.73%289-
18Hastings College of the Law
(University of California-Hastings College of Law)
San Francisco, CA
CA1878$55,5381583.4542.54%1,00679.74%
19Western State College of Law
Irvine, CA
CA1966$43,3931483.1740.91%28456.52%
20Drivon School of Law
(Humphreys University-Stockton and Modesto Campuses)
Stockton, CA
CA1951------
21Golden Gate University-San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
CA1901$5,6001503.1455.33%57443.88%
Average--$49,0571583.4537.81%15,06171.05%