2021 Best Law Schools Rankings

Oldest Law Schools

Founded in 1779, Marshall-Wythe School of Law (William & Mary) is the oldest law school in United States and Harvard Law School, founded in 1817, is the second oldest law school.
Below statements summarize the average statistics including law schools tuition and admission data for the top 10 Oldest Law Schools. You can compare all law schools in one table with GAP, LSAT, admission, and tuition information at law school comparison page.
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Oldest Law Schools Comparison Table

RankCollege NameFoundedTuition & FeesLSAT ScoreGPAAcceptance RateStudent PopulationBar Pass Rate
1Marshall-Wythe School of Law
(William & Mary)
Williamsburg, VA
1779$44,0001633.7630.42%68090.91%
2Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
1817$67,0811733.8912.49%1,99398.93%
3University of Maryland School of Law
Baltimore, MD
1823$50,3341593.6643.85%75686.15%
4University of Virginia School of Law
Charlottesville, VA
1826$66,2001703.9014.69%1,01295.79%
5University of Cincinnati College of Law
Cincinnati, OH
1833$29,0101573.6450.51%37983.78%
6Penn State Dickinson Law
Carlisle, PA
1834$52,5261613.4041.09%23181.82%
7Penn State Law
University Park, PA
1834$50,9801603.6537.29%51385.08%
8New York University School of Law
New York, NY
1835$68,7121703.8021.60%2,19095.96%
9Maurer School of Law
(Indiana University-Bloomington)
Bloomington, IN
1842$56,8721623.7937.93%61788.19%
10Saint Louis University School of Law
Saint Louis, MO
1843$43,1941553.4559.83%55787.04%
Average-$43,3951563.4745.03%66777.62%