Law Schools Comparison

Law School Overview

201 law schools that are accredited by American Bar Association (ABA) are active for academic year 2019-2020. To apply and admit to law schools, applicants are required to submit the GPA of undergraduate degree and Law School Admission Test (LSAT) scores. In addition, most law schools requires or recommends to submit the personal statement and letters of recommendation.
Next summarize the law school information for academic year 2019-2020. You can compare all law schools in law school comparison table below.
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201 ABA Accredited Law Schools Comparison Comparison Table

College NameStateFoundedTuition & FeesLSAT ScoreGPAAcceptance RateStudent PopulationBar Pass Rate
University of Akron School of Law
Akron, OH
OH1921$24,3141533.4549.85%42880.83%
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
AL1872$43,0601643.9132.78%45293.65%
Albany Law School
Albany, NY
NY1851$49,8141533.3752.53%53776.08%
Washington College of Law
(American University)
Washington, DC
DC1896$57,8361593.5038.74%1,41375.45%
Appalachian School of Law
Grundy, VA
VA1994$35,7001453.1356.63%16448.00%
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
(Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix)
Phoenix, AZ
AZ1964$47,3021643.8129.41%1,38086.69%
James E. Rogers College of Law
(University of Arizona)
Tucson, AZ
AZ1915$30,3331623.6526.29%1,57866.67%
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
AR1924$37,2381563.5054.05%36878.26%
William H. Bowen School of Law
(University of Arkansas at Little Rock)
Little Rock, AR
AR1975$26,4481523.3552.92%44167.52%
John Marshall Law School
Atlanta, GA
GA1933$44,8301503.1336.78%72462.22%
Ave Maria School of Law
Naples, FL
FL2000$43,2061483.2154.32%26956.36%
University of Baltimore School of Law
Baltimore, MD
MD1925$47,9581533.1955.08%72973.56%
Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
(Barry University)
Miami, FL
FL1999$37,4301483.0753.02%64856.79%
Baylor Law School
Waco, TX
TX1845$58,2731603.6035.45%47990.32%
Belmont University College of Law
Nashville, TN
TN2011$45,9701563.6354.26%33596.25%
Boston College Law School
Chestnut Hill, MA
MA1929$57,1501643.6431.31%74991.46%
Boston University School of Law
Boston, MA
MA1872$56,9821663.7823.14%1,12291.60%
J. Reuben Clark Law School
(Brigham Young University-Provo)
Provo, UT
UT1973$13,4501643.8241.01%34189.52%
Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn, NY
NY1901$62,2541573.4447.19%1,10282.14%
California Western School of Law
San Diego, CA
CA1924$54,3101513.2653.66%78149.26%
Berkeley School of Law
(University of California-Berkeley)
Berkeley, CA
CA1894$55,3161683.8119.68%1,28090.37%
Davis School of Law
(University of California-Davis)
Davis, CA
CA1965$58,5911623.6129.36%66084.46%
Hastings College of the Law
(University of California-Hastings College of Law)
San Francisco, CA
CA1878$55,5381583.4542.54%1,00679.74%
Irvine School of Law
(University of California-Irvine)
Irvine, CA
CA2009$53,5481653.5920.81%53281.49%
Los Angeles School of Law
(University of California-Los Angeles)
Los Angeles, CA
CA1949$53,1521683.7922.41%1,18189.46%
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
(Campbell University)
Buies Creek, NC
NC1976$43,7401533.3361.20%49891.51%
Capital University Law School
Columbus, OH
OH1903$1,5201503.2274.48%49173.34%
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
(Yeshiva University)
New York, NY
NY1976$62,4081623.6042.18%1,11784.71%
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Cleveland, OH
OH1892$53,6741593.6346.77%63581.34%
Columbus School of Law
(The Catholic University of America)
Washington, DC
DC1897$52,2201553.4246.40%41280.20%
Chapman University
Orange, CA
CA1995$55,0991583.4933.96%50059.26%
Charleston School of Law
Charleston, SC
SC2003$42,1341483.1258.45%61350.00%
University of Chicago Law School
Chicago, IL
IL1902$67,8991703.9018.61%71196.45%
Chicago-Kent College of Law
(Illinois Institute of Technology)
Chicago, IL
IL1888$48,6501583.4950.24%84780.00%
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Cincinnati, OH
OH1833$29,0101573.6450.51%37983.78%
City University of New York School of Law
Long Island City, NY
NY1983$26,2041543.3637.72%62275.00%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Cleveland, OH
OH1897$19,4171543.4347.99%43375.61%
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO
CO1892$38,5901633.6134.73%55687.50%
Columbia Law School
(Columbia University in the City of New York)
New York, NY
NY1858$72,3601723.8015.86%1,57195.11%
Concordia University School of Law
Portland, OR
OR2009$29,2501483.2261.15%19066.67%
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
CT1921$52,7201593.4940.30%59977.78%
Cornell Law School
Ithaca, NY
NY1887$68,2701683.8121.33%75393.79%
Creighton University School of Law
Omaha, NE
NE1904$41,5491523.1957.02%32372.29%
University of Dayton School of Law
Dayton, OH
OH1974$35,2631503.3839.16%33683.75%
Sturm College of Law
(University of Denver)
Denver, CO
CO1892$52,9221593.4950.30%93580.83%
DePaul University College of Law
Chicago, IL
IL1897$49,0061553.3948.09%76469.27%
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Detroit, MI
MI1912$45,3001533.2458.56%59960.37%
David A. Clarke School of Law
(University of the District of Columbia-David A Clarke School of Law)
Washington, DC
DC1972$25,2661483.0835.78%24637.74%
Drake University Law School
Des Moines, IA
IA1865$42,4621543.4466.03%35084.11%
Drexel University School of Law
Philadelphia, PA
PA2006$1,9601573.4740.01%65876.98%
Duke University School of Law
Durham, NC
NC1904$67,3181693.7818.91%89897.70%
Duquesne University School of Law
Pittsburgh, PA
PA1911$46,1241523.4057.75%46286.41%
Elon University School of Law
Elon, NC
NC2006$46,1401493.1946.50%37570.41%
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
GA1916$58,8421653.8031.00%1,05582.82%
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
(Faulkner University)
Montgomery, AL
AL1928$1,5901503.0845.89%17673.24%
Florida A&M University College of Law
Tallahassee, FL
FL2000$26,4891463.1050.17%56358.33%
Florida Coastal School of Law
Jacksonville, FL
FL1996$39,9001472.9450.45%25061.76%
Florida International University College of Law
Miami, FL
FL2000$34,4531573.6128.59%49794.81%
Florida State University College of Law
Tallahassee, FL
FL1966$40,7051603.7332.67%83786.71%
Levin College of Law
(University of Florida)
Gainesville, FL
FL1909$38,0401643.8020.65%87687.12%
Fordham University School of Law
Bronx, NY
NY1905$62,6521643.6427.25%1,50289.39%
George Mason University School of Law
Fairfax, VA
VA1972$40,7401643.7520.85%56287.90%
The George Washington University Law School
Washington, DC
DC1865$63,2051663.7331.03%1,80988.02%
Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC
DC1870$64,5481683.7819.54%2,79592.67%
Georgia State University College of Law
Atlanta, GA
GA1982$28,7741583.5129.30%67786.91%
University of Georgia
Athens, GA
GA1859$38,6521643.7320.77%61091.76%
Golden Gate University-San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
CA1901$5,6001503.1455.33%57443.88%
Gonzaga University School of Law
Spokane, WA
WA1912$40,6651543.4158.55%37575.73%
Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
MA1817$67,0811733.8912.49%1,99398.93%
William S. Richardson School of Law
(University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Honolulu, HI
HI1968$46,5881563.4538.23%33865.72%
Hofstra University School of Law
Hempstead, NY
NY1970$60,9701543.5348.33%93358.33%
University of Houston Law Center
Houston, TX
TX1947$37,7221603.6135.05%77085.14%
Howard University
Washington, DC
DC1869$35,6461523.3338.19%44667.62%
University of Idaho College of Law
Moscow, ID
ID1909$41,4961533.2864.73%33469.56%
University of Illinois College of Law
Champaign, IL
IL1897$48,1711623.7036.66%48092.50%
Maurer School of Law
(Indiana University-Bloomington)
Bloomington, IN
IN1842$56,8721623.7937.93%61788.19%
Robert H. McKinney School of Law
(Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis)
Indianapolis, IN
IN1895$37,6731543.4462.30%85969.09%
Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law
San Juan, PR
PR1961$14,4851403.3565.35%75626.37%
University of Iowa College of Law
Iowa City, IA
IA1865$47,7661613.6459.47%50192.59%
The John Marshall Law School
Chicago, IL
IL1899$47,5001503.2261.57%1,07759.17%
University of Kansas School of Law
Lawrence, KS
KS1893$29,7631573.6557.29%34885.41%
University of Kentucky College of Law
Lexington, KY
KY1908$50,3521553.6249.62%34773.75%
University of La Verne College of Law
La Verne, CA
CA1970$16,3581502.9840.80%288-
Lewis & Clark Law School
Portland, OR
OR1915$48,2221583.4660.12%58080.98%
Liberty University School of Law
Lynchburg, VA
VA2004$37,4451523.3754.76%52992.00%
Duncan School of Law
(Lincoln Memorial University)
Harrogate, TN
TN2009$37,7001493.2455.04%72469.23%
Paul M. Hebert Law Center
(Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College)
Baton Rouge, LA
LA1906$39,1431553.4856.00%58082.93%
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
(University of Louisville)
Louisville, KY
KY1846$42,0401543.4652.81%38274.19%
Loyola Law School
(Loyola Marymount University)
Los Angeles, CA
CA1920$59,3401603.5732.98%1,11377.74%
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Chicago, IL
IL1909$50,7001593.4044.39%1,13385.32%
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
New Orleans, LA
LA1914$45,4061513.3062.11%52764.83%
University of Maine School of Law
Orono, ME
ME1961-1543.4853.85%27358.57%
Marquette University Law School
Milwaukee, WI
WI1892$47,5501543.4447.21%57299.44%
University of Maryland School of Law
Baltimore, MD
MD1823$50,3341593.6643.85%75686.15%
McGeorge School of Law
(University of the Pacific)
Stockton, CA
CA1924$53,4341533.3562.76%68365.12%
Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
(University of Memphis)
Memphis, TN
TN1962$25,8801523.3255.66%34780.25%
Walter F. George School of Law
(Mercer University)
Macon, GA
GA1873$39,4841533.3747.09%38681.25%
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
FL1926$54,1341583.4454.66%1,29578.44%
Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, MI
MI1891$45,8381553.5855.05%79876.99%
University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI
MI1859$64,8541693.8116.63%1,08095.39%
University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN
MN1888$54,6641653.7539.13%72593.04%
Mississippi College School of Law
Clinton, MS
MS1930$28,9361483.1963.61%34560.61%
University of Mississippi School of Law
University, MS
MS1854$37,0461553.4840.88%41576.09%
University of Missouri School of Law
Columbia, MO
MO1872$39,7831573.6452.50%28988.37%
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Kansas City, MO
MO1895$37,9451533.4155.05%40882.97%
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Saint Paul, MN
MN1900$22,9031523.2359.74%1,42269.17%
University of Montana School of Law
Missoula, MT
MT1911$33,4821543.4061.35%32181.43%
University of Nebraska - Lincoln College of Law
Lincoln, NE
NE1888$35,0081573.7353.21%41087.83%
William S. Boyd School of Law
(University of Nevada-Las Vegas)
Las Vegas, NV
NV1997$39,0021593.6927.24%45176.43%
New England School of Law
Boston, MA
MA1908$51,4731523.2573.12%70469.93%
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Concord, NH
NH1973$44,3051563.4561.93%38187.09%
University of New Mexico School of Law
Albuquerque, NM
NM1947$23,7941553.4744.79%32580.51%
New York Law School
New York, NY
NY1891$54,3821533.3550.28%1,10275.18%
New York University School of Law
New York, NY
NY1835$68,7121703.8021.60%2,19095.96%
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Durham, NC
NC1940$38,8681463.2440.42%36476.23%
University of North Carolina School of Law
Chapel Hill, NC
NC1845$41,6261613.6333.87%60092.50%
University of North Dakota School of Law
Grand Forks, ND
ND1899$43,6871493.3060.84%20678.73%
Northeastern University School of Law
Boston, MA
MA1898$52,9521623.6343.27%70885.57%
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Dekalb, IL
IL1975$24,5281503.2859.32%27979.07%
Salmon P. Chase College of Law
(Northern Kentucky University)
Highland Heights, KY
KY1893$34,9121513.2868.66%41565.49%
Northwestern University School of Law
Evanston, IL
IL1859$66,8061693.8518.01%1,14891.97%
Notre Dame Law School
Notre Dame, IN
IN1869$60,7301653.7424.05%63890.16%
Shepard Broad Law Center
(Nova Southeastern University)
Fort Lauderdale, FL
FL1974$43,1401513.1649.96%84965.45%
Claude W. Pettit College of Law
(Ohio Northern University)
Ada, OH
OH1885$27,9501513.3138.07%15384.44%
Michael E. Moritz College of Law
(Ohio State University-Main Campus)
Columbus, OH
OH1891$46,4011613.7640.53%61386.45%
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Oklahoma City, OK
OK1907$36,3551493.2961.14%46065.79%
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Norman, OK
OK1909$30,8361573.6343.82%83791.52%
University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene, OR
OR1884$47,1021573.5158.86%46685.86%
Pace University School of Law
New York, NY
NY1976$49,4581513.2848.33%72874.44%
Penn State Dickinson Law
Carlisle, PA
PA1834$52,5261613.4041.09%23181.82%
Penn State Law
University Park, PA
PA1834$50,9801603.6537.29%51385.08%
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Philadelphia, PA
PA1850$68,6061703.8914.51%97397.07%
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
CA1971$57,5601613.6629.81%1,00982.42%
University of Pittsburgh Law School
Pittsburgh, PA
PA1850$45,9461583.4934.20%49983.05%
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law
Ponce, PR
PR1948$16,8481353.4164.94%38126.52%
University of Puerto Rico School of Law
San Juan, PR
PR1913$15,2001453.6350.50%58648.79%
Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT
CT1977$50,4401523.4657.91%39071.43%
Regent University School of Law
Virginia Beach, VA
VA1986$37,4001553.4562.76%87282.61%
University of Richmond School of Law
University of Richmond, VA
VA1870$46,4001613.6042.13%39681.90%
Roger Williams University School of Law
Bristol, RI
RI1992$18,3821493.2165.35%49259.37%
Rutgers Law School - Camden campus
Camden, NJ
NJ1926$42,4851563.3143.54%1,21473.93%
Saint Louis University School of Law
Saint Louis, MO
MO1843$43,1941553.4559.83%55787.04%
Cumberland School of Law
(Samford University)
Birmingham, AL
AL1847$41,3381533.4866.15%50682.61%
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
CA1954$56,7111593.5740.59%82576.31%
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
CA1912$50,7701533.2953.64%53838.60%
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
CA1912$56,2801563.3354.94%73464.71%
Seattle University School of Law
Seattle, WA
WA1972$48,3961553.3761.69%67771.27%
Seton Hall University School of Law
South Orange, NJ
NJ1951$55,7881583.5043.31%1,06790.44%
University of South Carolina School of Law
Columbia, SC
SC1867$53,9801553.4351.67%63380.93%
University of South Dakota School of Law
Vermillion, SD
SD1901$34,2381523.4464.40%20476.60%
South Texas College of Law
Houston, TX
TX1923$34,0501523.1551.52%97576.63%
Gould School of Law
(University of Southern California)
Los Angeles, CA
CA1896$67,1911663.8017.69%1,29587.73%
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Carbondale, IL
IL1973$29,8751493.2252.72%25458.82%
Dedman School of Law
(Southern Methodist University)
Dallas, TX
TX1911$55,7641613.7047.41%76686.51%
Southern University Law Center
Baton Rouge, LA
LA1946$29,9141452.9960.71%66963.24%
Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA
CA1911$27,8581533.3047.89%82156.54%
St. John's University School of Law
Queens, NY
NY1925$61,5501593.6248.11%86887.38%
St. Mary's University School of Law
San Antonio, TX
TX1927$38,8501513.2454.01%81169.65%
St. Thomas University
Miami Gardens, FL
FL1984$21,0951493.2557.18%60466.66%
University of St. Thomas School of Law
Saint Paul, MN
MN1999$42,6681543.5161.08%53080.80%
Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
CA1893$62,8471713.919.72%66895.32%
Stetson University College of Law
DeLand, FL
FL1900$44,9641553.3050.42%93776.92%
Suffolk University Law School
Boston, MA
MA1906$49,5271523.3366.68%1,11566.55%
Syracuse University College of Law
Syracuse, NY
NY1895$54,0781543.3346.16%65983.53%
Beasley School of Law
Philadelphia, PA
PA1895$42,2441613.5635.70%99783.64%
University of Tennessee College of Law
Knoxville, TN
TN1890$38,8421593.6534.36%36985.59%
Texas A&M University School of Law
College Station, TX
TX1992$39,2511593.6228.73%65590.32%
University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
TX1883$51,7741683.7217.53%1,02593.29%
Thurgood Marshall School of Law
(Texas Southern University)
Houston, TX
TX1947$27,8281453.0728.17%59155.77%
Texas Tech University School of Law
Lubbock, TX
TX1967$34,7041553.4244.22%40482.09%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
San Diego, CA
CA1969$38,2501492.8746.73%289-
University of Toledo College of Law
Toledo, OH
OH1906$32,9581523.3165.78%30380.00%
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
New York, NY
NY1980$51,4801493.1055.00%51364.03%
Tulane University School of Law
New Orleans, LA
LA1847$58,6101593.5052.52%94075.63%
University of Tulsa College of Law
Tulsa, OK
OK1923$25,8281543.4257.49%38884.88%
University at Buffalo Law School
Buffalo, NY
NY1887$32,3701543.4946.80%46771.74%
University of Massachusetts School of Law
North Dartmouth, MA
MA1982$19,1851493.2254.78%28061.23%
UNT Dallas College of Law
(University of North Texas at Dallas)
Dallas, TX
TX2014$1,7311513.1938.62%37569.48%
S.J. Quinney College of Law
(University of Utah)
Salt Lake City, UT
UT1913$38,1791603.6040.87%31290.41%
Valparaiso University School of Law
Valparaiso, IN
IN1879$41,532-----
Vanderbilt University Law School
Nashville, TN
TN1874$60,0501673.8021.91%61594.15%
Vermont Law School
South Royalton, VT
VT1972$41,6901503.2472.65%70345.76%
Villanova University School of Law
Villanova, PA
PA1953$46,5481593.6034.18%66387.38%
University of Virginia School of Law
Charlottesville, VA
VA1826$66,2001703.9014.69%1,01295.79%
Wake Forest University School of Law
Winston-Salem, NC
NC1894$46,9931623.6840.45%69390.00%
Washburn University School of Law
Topeka, KS
KS1903$35,1961543.4151.11%30283.17%
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Lexington, VA
VA1849$50,1751633.6433.24%40189.72%
Washington University School of Law
Saint Louis, MO
MO1867$59,3001693.8324.82%1,38389.13%
University of Washington School of Law
Seattle, WA
WA1889$48,5881623.6827.83%63884.35%
Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, MI
MI1927$37,0081593.5644.26%43481.51%
West Virginia University College of Law
Morgantown, WV
WV1878$40,2481543.4558.87%32963.63%
Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Lansing, MI
MI1972$50,7901452.9554.94%1,22836.36%
Western New England University School of Law
Springfield, MA
MA1919$44,2981483.3656.13%32663.83%
Western State College of Law
Irvine, CA
CA1966$43,3931483.1740.91%28456.52%
Widener Law Commonwealth
Chester, PA
PA1989$45,8201493.1068.09%32268.05%
Willamette University College of Law
Salem, OR
OR1883$45,9201533.1668.52%38082.28%
Marshall-Wythe School of Law
(William & Mary)
Williamsburg, VA
VA1779$44,0001633.7630.42%68090.91%
University of Wisconsin Law School
Madison, WI
WI1868$44,3841623.6544.01%732100.00%
University of Wyoming College of Law
Laramie, WY
WY1920$32,3111523.3254.36%22674.24%
Yale Law School
New Haven, CT
CT1843$66,1281733.938.22%72496.26%
Drivon School of Law
(Humphreys University-Stockton and Modesto Campuses)
Stockton, CA
CA1951------
Average--$43,3951563.4745.03%132,77977.62%