Top 10 Reasons to Choose UC Davis School of Law

  • Employer Access: With its proximity to California's capital, the Bay Area, and Silicon Valley, and an alumni network that stretches from coast to coast, King Hall offers access to numerous employers of every kind and every size in all locations; private law firms, federal, state and local government agencies, public interest organizations, and non-legal businesses alike greatly respect and value the UC Davis J.D.

  • More Aid, Less Debt: King Hall's substantial financial aid and scholarship support have consistently placed the  School of Law among national leaders in generosity of financial aid and helped students to attend with lower educational debt.

  • Real World Learning: King Hall students complement classroom learning with hands-on experience participating in cutting-edge research and real-world lawyering. Faculty fully integrate students into their ambitious research and practice activities.

  • The King Hall Community: Our friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment stands in stark contrast to the cutthroat atmosphere of many other top law schools.

  • Friendly, Brilliant, Diverse: King Hall, home to the only "majority-minority" faculty of a leading American law school, is committed to recruiting and retaining a student body that is both brilliant and diverse. Our vibrant and multicultural environment includes scores of student groups, award-winning student-run trial programs and appellate advocacy programs, and innovative clinics and externship opportunities.

  • Location, Location, Location: King Hall has proximity to leading institutions of law, government and business. UC Davis' location, an hour from the Bay Area and 15 minutes from California's state capital, connects students to centers of activity in law, policy and commerce.

  • Alumni Who Care: Our graduates' sincere love for their time at King Hall translates to strong alumni networks in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, as well as metropolitan areas throughout the nation and the world.

  • The Legacy of Dr. King: UC Davis School of Law is committed to the ideals of social justice and equality espoused by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., for whom the law school building is named. This commitment is expressed in our dedication to public service, diversity, and all aspects of our mission.

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Students have 24-hour access to a truly state-of-the-art facility that blends technology with a true community and seriousness of purpose.