Vault Rating: 4.5 out of 5


  • Admissions process places a huge emphasis on diversity
  • Generous with scholarship money
  • Strong clinical programs provide students with hands-on experience
  • Career counselors are committed to finding students the right jobs


  • Large first-year classes
  • Forced grading curve
  • Cost of living in L.A. can be pricey

The Bottom Line

  • Candidates looking for a school that emphasizes diversity,  offers a renowned and in-depth Public Interest and Policy program, and features a career services team dedicated to helping students find the right job, have found a home at UCLA Law.


Prospective lawyers whohave UCLA School of Law on their short list must do everything in their power to stand out in the crowd. Getting accepted to the school is no easy feat at all. Out of 6,117 applicants, only 1,447 were granted admission into the school's J.D. program and only 308...  

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