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Rank School name Tuition and fees Enrollment (full-time) LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile) Acceptance rate Employed 9 months after graduation2 Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5) Bar passage rate (first-time test takers) GPA (25th-75th percentile) Employed at graduation2 Peer assessment score (out of 5)
Rank Not Published Texas A&M University

Fort Worth, TX

$33,092 per year (in-state, full-time); $33,092 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 469
#15 University of Texas—‚ÄčAustin

Austin, TX

$33,162 per year (in-state, full-time); $49,244 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,046
Rank Not Published Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA

$1,110 per credit (full-time) 329
#72 University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

$33,428 per year (full-time) 254
Rank Not Published Ohio Northern University (Pettit)

Ada, OH

$33,684 per year (full-time) 236
Rank Not Published Barry University

Orlando, FL

$34,300 per year (full-time) 547
Rank Not Published Faulkner University (Jones)

Montgomery, AL

$34,370 per year (full-time) 282
#115 Creighton University

Omaha, NE

$34,494 per year (full-time) 382
Rank Not Published Capital University

Columbus, OH

$1,166 per credit (full-time) 326
Rank Not Published University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

$35,273 per year (full-time) 322
Rank Not Published Nova Southeastern University (Broad)

Fort Lauderdale, FL

$35,586 per year (full-time) 243
#87 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

$35,844 per year (full-time) 759
#135 Samford University (Cumberland)

Birmingham, AL

$36,216 per year (full-time) 409
#121 Willamette University (Collins)

Salem, OR

$36,390 per year (full-time) 357
#107 Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

$36,510 per year (full-time) 387
#113 Drake University

Des Moines, IA

$36,662 per year (full-time) 363
#121 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

$36,944 per year (full-time) 347
#121 Campbell University

Raleigh, NC

$37,060 per year (full-time) 422
#135 William Mitchell College of Law

St. Paul, MN

$37,100 per year (full-time) 553
#121 Hamline University

St. Paul, MN

$37,204 per year (full-time) 306
#104 Mercer University (George)

Macon, GA

$37,260 per year (full-time) 445
Rank Not Published St. Thomas University

Miami Gardens, FL

$37,402 per year (full-time) 659
Rank Not Published Elon University

Greensboro, NC

$37,549 per year (full-time) 291
#93 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

$37,615 per year (full-time) 559
#129 University of St. Thomas

Minneapolis, MN

$1,256 per credit (full-time) 401

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