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 2024.
The class includes eight fraternity or sorority presidents, ten senators and representatives from student governing bodies, twelve mock trial team captains or presidents, two moot court team captains, a student union president, numerous presidents and founders of student organizations, and editors-in-chief of student publications.
The class includes a number of professionals from the business, finance, investing, consulting, and accounting industries, as well as entrepreneurs who have started their own businesses.
Arts & Entertainment
The incoming class has a wealth of experience in the art, entertainment and media industries and includes producers, production assistants, editors, a recording artist, a playwright, and numerous instrumentalists and dancers.
Students in the Class of 2024 have worked or interned for White House, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, The U.S. Department of Education, the United States Agency for International Development, the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, the General Services Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Park Service, and for numerous U.S. Senators, U.S. Representatives and candidates for elected office. The class also includes veterans from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.
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 Brookings Institution, the ACLU, the NRDC, Human Rights Watch, the International Rescue Committee, the NAACP, Planned Parenthood, CAIR-Chicago, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, the Ford Foundation, the Cato Institute, Southern Poverty Law Center, the Brennan Center for Justice, PeaceCorps, JusticeCorps and others.
The class includes competitive athletes in a variety of sports as well as a number of team captains for fencing, swimming, volleyball, cross country, and cheerleading.
Bar Passage Rate For the Class Of 2020
Approximately 97% of the UCLA Law graduates who took the October 2020 (rescheduled July 2020 administration) California Bar Exam for the first time passed the examination. The statewide bar passage rate average for first-time test takers was approximately 74%. For UCLA Law graduates taking the October 2020 (rescheduled July 2020 administration) New York Bar Exam, the passage rate was 100% for first-time test takers.