Part-time Law

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Law Schools | Part-time Law Rankings Methodology

Part-time law programs allow working professionals to balance a career with evening or weekend courses. Students in part-time programs can usually earn a J.D. in four years. These are the top part-time law programs.

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Rank School name Part-time score Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile) (part-time) Acceptance rate (part-time) Enrollment (part-time)
#20 The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC

54 2.4 151-156 44.8% 177
Rank Not Published Capital University

Columbus, OH

N/A 1.5 145-153 68.3% 179
#7 University of Maryland (Carey)

Baltimore, MD

65 2.9 150-161 24.8% 185
#25 Seattle University

Seattle, WA

51 2.5 151-159 49.3% 189
#14 Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

61 2.5 154-159 20.9% 190
#45 University of Akron

Akron, OH

41 1.8 147-154 67.4% 191
#19 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Newark

Newark, NJ

55 2.5 152-158 26.1% 195
#56 Golden Gate University

San Francisco, CA

35 1.8 146-152 49.4% 199
Rank Not Published Touro College (Fuchsberg)

Central Islip, NY

N/A 1.6 146-151 63.2% 205
#5 Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA

67 2.7 156-161 8.5% 207
#15 Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn, NY

60 2.6 155-163 23.8% 208
Rank Not Published Southern University Law Center

Baton Rouge, LA

N/A 1.3 141-146 57.8% 209
#33 Seton Hall University

Newark, NJ

47 2.3 146-155 34.5% 211
#12 American University (Washington)

Washington, DC

62 2.9 153-158 43.9% 215
#3 Fordham University

New York, NY

80 3.4 158-162 29.0% 219
#37 Stetson University

Gulfport, FL

46 2.1 150-155 30.3% 226
#1 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

100 4.1 158-165 4.5% 239
#7 Lewis & Clark College (Northwestern)

Portland, OR

65 2.6 151-158 45.9% 251
#26 William Mitchell College of Law

St. Paul, MN

50 2.0 148-157 33.9% 256
#48 South Texas College of Law

Houston, TX

39 1.8 149-153 51.7% 264
#7 Southern Methodist University (Dedman)

Dallas, TX

65 2.6 153-162 20.3% 267
Rank Not Published Charlotte School of Law

Charlotte, NC

N/A 1.3 139-144 63.6% 269
#62 New England Law Boston

Boston, MA

32 1.7 143-154 83.2% 288
#18 Indiana University—​Indianapolis (McKinney)

Indianapolis, IN

56 2.5 149-155 61.3% 291
#48 Texas A&M University

Fort Worth, TX

39 1.8 149-154 39.9% 302

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