Best Law Schools

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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 Western State College of Law at Argosy University

Fullerton, CA

$40,890 per year (full-time) 280
#93 University of New Hampshire School of Law

Concord, NH

$41,190 per year (full-time) 271
#72 University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

$33,428 per year (full-time) 254
#129 University of Maine

Portland, ME

$23,554 per year (in-state, full-time); $34,624 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 253
#118 Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

$47,076 per year (full-time) 252
#121 University of Montana

Missoula, MT

$11,283 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,602 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 249
Rank Not Published Nova Southeastern University (Broad)

Fort Lauderdale, FL

$35,586 per year (full-time) 243
#129 University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

$11,029 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,866 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 240
#100 University of Hawaii—​Manoa (Richardson)

Honolulu, HI

$18,336 per year (in-state, full-time); $36,240 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 239
Rank Not Published Ohio Northern University (Pettit)

Ada, OH

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

Springfield, MA

$40,954 per year (full-time) 235
Rank Not Published Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

$31,878 per year (full-time) 207
#145 University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD

$13,904 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,430 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 207
Rank Not Published University of the District of Columbia (Clarke)

Washington, DC

$11,265 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,285 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 189
Unranked University of Massachusetts—​Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

$24,178 per year (in-state, full-time); $31,870 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 155
#129 University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

$13,842 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,192 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 71
Rank Not Published Appalachian School of Law

Grundy, VA

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Arizona Summit Law School

Phoenix, AZ

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Atlanta's John Marshall Law School

Atlanta, GA

N/A N/A
Unranked Catholic University

Ponce, PR

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Florida A&M University

Orlando, FL

N/A N/A
Unranked Inter-​American University

San Juan, PR

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Texas Southern University (Marshall)

Houston, TX

N/A N/A
Unranked University of La Verne

Ontario, CA

N/A N/A
Unranked University of Puerto Rico

Rio Piedras, PR

N/A N/A

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