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 the outstanding previous accomplishments of the class of 2025.
The class includes four fraternity or sorority presidents, 14 senators and representatives from student governing bodies, six mock trial team captains or presidents, two student body presidents, 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.
The incoming class has a wealth of experience in the art, entertainment and media industries and includes producers, production assistants, improv performers, writers, a director, a recording artist, and numerous instrumentalists and dancers.
Students in the Class of 2025 have worked or interned for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, the Centers for Disease Control, the National Park Service, and for numerous U.S. Senators, U.S. Representatives and candidates for elected office. The class also includes a veteran of the U.S. Army.
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 including the ACLU, the Alliance for Children’s Rights, the Anti-Recidivism Coalition, the Bail Project, Bet Tzedek Legal Services, CASA, Camp Harmony, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, the Central Park Conservancy, Doctors Without Borders, the Farmlink Project, FoodCorps, Fossil Free California, Greenpeace, Habitat for Humanity, Human Rights Watch, the Innocence Project, Jewish Family and Children’s Services, Planned Parenthood, Public Counsel, the Sierra Club, the Special Olympics, Surfrider Foundation, and many more.
The class includes competitive athletes in a variety of sports as well as team captains for varsity soccer, swimming, volleyball, crew and water polo teams.
Approximately 92% of the UCLA Law graduates who took the July 2022 California Bar Exam for the first time passed the examination. The statewide bar passage rate average for first-time test takers was approximately 72%. For UCLA Law graduates taking the July 2022 New York Bar Exam, the passage rate was 96% for first-time test takers.