UCI Law is a world class law school that is dedicated to training practice-ready lawyers and legal professionals. UCI Law routinely receives high marks across the board. Recently, UCI Law ranked No. 9 overall in an analysis of Princeton Review's Best Law Schools of 2022 (TaxProf Blog). A comprehensive list of recent rankings is available below.

Faculty Scholarship

Practical Training

  • UCI Law is the No. 4 top law school in the country for practical training with an A+ grade, one of only 18 law schools in the nation to receive top honors (preLaw Magazine).

Diversity & Racial Justice

Employment Opportunities

  • Listed as the No. 22 top go-to law school ('s 2023 Go-To Law School Report).
  • No. 6 for employment outcome among graduates of California law schools (Excess of Democracy).
  • No. 26 in the nation for federal clerkships, No. 3 in the state of California (Excess of Democracy).
  • UCI Law graduates continue to have tremendous success among their peers in post-law school employment. UCI Law ranks No. 26 for large firm jobs; No. 26 for elite jobs; No. 6 in California for recent graduates in federal judicial clerkships and No. 4 for state judicial clerkships; and No. 2 in California for government and public interest jobs ('s 2021 Law Grad Hiring Report).
  • Listed as a top 15 school and highlighted for high salary-to-debt ratio ("Law Schools Where Starting Salaries For Graduates Exceed Their Student Debt") using 2021 data. USC is the only other Califonia law school on the list. (Above the Law)

Specialty Areas & Programs

  • UCI Law is a top law school for legal technology with an A- grade (preLaw Magazine).
  • UCI Law is a top law school for international law with an A grade (preLaw Magazine).
  • UCI Law is a top law school for public policy with an A grade (preLaw Magazine).
  • UCI Law's Graduate Tax Program is ranked No. 1 on the West Coast, No. 5 nationally among law schools with a graduate tax program (TaxProf Blog).


  • No. 3 in the country among all law schools in community service hours per student (National Jurist survey).
  • No. 5 Best Law School in California (Best Value Schools).
  • UCI Law ranks No. 8 for "Best Professors," No. 9 for "Most Diverse Faculty," and No. 8 for "Most Liberal Students." UCI Law also received high scores – on a rating scale of 60-99 with 99 being the highest – in five key categories, including: Admissions Selectivity: 95Academic Experience: 94; Professors: Teaching: 97; Professors: Accessibility: 97; and Career Rating: 96 (Princeton Review).