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1 #2
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $49,179 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 571
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 167-172
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.72-3.93
Acceptance rate: 9.8%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.7
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 97.1%
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305
2 #7
University of California--Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Tuition & Fees: In-state, Full-time: $50,163 per year, Out-of-state, Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $54,370 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 869
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 164-169
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.62-3.88
Acceptance rate: 12.7%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.4
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 93.6%
Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
3 #15
University of California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Tuition & Fees: In-state, Full-time: $44,922 per year, Out-of-state, Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $54,767 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 987
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 164-169
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.55-3.88
Acceptance rate: 20.1%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.1
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 93.1%
71 Dodd Hall, PO Box 951445
Los Angeles, CA 90095
4 #18
University of Southern California (Gould)
Los Angeles, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $50,591 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 648
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 165-167
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.54-3.77
Acceptance rate: 25.3%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 3.9
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 91.3%
699 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90089
5 #29
University of California--Davis
Davis, CA
Tuition & Fees: In-state, Full-time: $46,485 per year, Out-of-state, Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $54,622 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 601
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 161-165
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.47-3.79
Acceptance rate: 25.4%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 3.6
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 92.3%
400 Mrak Hall Drive
Davis, CA 95616
6 #44
University of California (Hastings)
San Francisco, CA
Tuition & Fees: In-state, Full-time: $40,836 per year, Out-of-state, Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $49,336 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 1,241
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 157-165
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.38-3.73
Acceptance rate: 28.9%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 3.9
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 83.1%
200 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
7 #49
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $42,840 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 629
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 158-165
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.33-3.78
Acceptance rate: 33.8%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 3.3
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 90.2%
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
8 #51
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $43,060 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 1,021
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 158-163
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.32-3.67
Acceptance rate: 33.2%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 3.0
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 94.1%
919 Albany Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
9 #65
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $42,574 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 840
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 158-162
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.24-3.59
Acceptance rate: 37.9%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 2.9
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 88.2%
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
10 #96
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Tuition & Fees:  Full-time: $1,393 per credit
Enrollment (full-time): 738
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 157-161
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.02-3.47
Acceptance rate: 36.3%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 2.9
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 78.4%
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
11 #101
University of the Pacific (McGeorge)
Sacramento, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $41,320 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 653
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 155-160
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.09-3.57
Acceptance rate: 39.3%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 2.7
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 84.4%
3200 Fifth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
12 #106
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $40,544 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 582
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 155-159
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.08-3.57
Acceptance rate: 38.0%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 2.4
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 87.2%
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
13 #110
Chapman University
Orange, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $41,460 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 506
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 154-160
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.31-3.71
Acceptance rate: 34.4%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 2.4
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 77.2%
1 University Drive
Orange, CA 92866
14 #129
Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $42,200 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 738
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 152-157
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.04-3.48
Acceptance rate: 35.7%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 2.0
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 87.0%
3050 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010
15 Rank Not Published
California Western School of Law
San Diego, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $42,600 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 681
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 150-156
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 2.93-3.5
Acceptance rate: 57.2%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 2.0
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 74.6%
225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101
16 Rank Not Published
Golden Gate University
San Francisco, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $40,515 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 568
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 150-155
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 2.73-3.41
Acceptance rate: 59.8%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 1.9
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 67.2%
536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
17 Rank Not Published
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
San Diego, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $41,000 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 759
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 148-153
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 2.76-3.26
Acceptance rate: 54.8%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 2.3
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 68.3%
1155 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
18 Rank Not Published
University of La Verne
Ontario, CA
Tuition & Fees: N/A
Enrollment (full-time): N/A
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 150-155
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 2.74-3.33
Acceptance rate: 41.7%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 1.7
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 63.2%
 
320 E. D Street
Ontario, CA 91764
19 Rank Not Published
Western State University
Fullerton, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $37,284 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 376
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 149-155
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 2.89-3.33
Acceptance rate: 56.8%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 1.5
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 71.4%
1111 N. State College Boulevard
Fullerton, CA 92831
20 Rank Not Published
Whittier College
Costa Mesa, CA
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $39,090 per year
Enrollment (full-time): 564
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 149-154
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 2.66-3.21
Acceptance rate: 54.1%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 1.9
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 85.5%
3333 Harbor Boulevard
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
21 Unranked
University of California--Irvine
Irvine, CA
Tuition & Fees: N/A
Enrollment (full-time): 235
LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 163-167
GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.25-3.69
Acceptance rate: 23.8%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: N/A
401 East Peltason Drive, Suite 1000
Irvine, CA 92697