UCLA Law is proud of the depth and breadth of the careers and interests pursued by our students prior to law school. Our students have excelled in almost every industry. The following is just a sampling of some of the outstanding pre-law school accomplishments of the class of 2022.
The class includes a student body president, two class presidents, two presidents of a students' association or student union, a student council president, the chair of a student senate, two chairs of campus judicial boards, four presidents or captains of mock trial teams, two moot court team captains, the president of a speech and debate team, a model United Nations team president, eight fraternity or sorority presidents, editors in chief of multiple college newspapers and journals, and two Fulbright Scholars.
The class includes entrepreneurs who have started their own businesses and a number of professionals from the investment banking, private equity, real estate, consulting, banking and accounting industries.
Arts & Entertainment
The incoming class has a wealth of experience in the art, entertainment and media industries and includes editors, film producers, a professional screen writer and numerous instrumentalists and dancers.
Students in the Class of 2022 have worked or interned for the White House, the U.S. Department of State, the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, The National Archives, the U.S. Bureau of the Census, and for numerous U.S. Senators, U.S. Representatives and candidates for elected office. The class also includes veterans from the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Army National Guard.
The incoming class is also committed to public service and to advancing public policy. The class has spent countless hours working and volunteering for organizations like the American Enterprise Institute, ACLU, Doctors without Borders, UNESCO, the NRDC, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, PETA, The Nature Conservancy, AmeriCorps, Teach for America, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, JusticeCorps, Public Counsel, the Council for American-Islamic Relations, the Urban Institute and others.
The class includes competitive athletes in a variety of sports as well as a number of team captains for basketball, cheerleading, soccer, rugby and fencing.
Bar Passage Rate For the Class Of 2019
Approximately 88% of the UCLA Law graduates who took the July 2019 California Bar Exam for the first time passed the examination. The statewide bar passage rate average for first-time test takers was approximately 64%. For UCLA Law graduates taking the July 2019 New York Bar Exam, the passage rate was 100% for first-time test takers.