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)
#22 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Camden

Camden, NJ

53 2.4 156-159 12.4% 79
#20 The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC

54 2.4 151-156 44.8% 177
#20 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

54 2.4 153-158 24.2% 115
#33 Seton Hall University

Newark, NJ

47 2.3 146-155 34.5% 211
#31 Suffolk University

Boston, MA

48 2.3 145-155 76.8% 498
#26 University of Hawaii—​Manoa (Richardson)

Honolulu, HI

50 2.3 152-158 29.2% 67
#42 Hofstra University (Deane)

Hempstead, NY

42 2.2 148-156 23.7% 28
#45 Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

41 2.2 148-155 50.8% 116
#56 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

35 2.2 142-148 34.6% 148
#31 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

48 2.2 152-157 43.6% 96
#29 University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

49 2.2 150-155 45.8% 325
#41 University of Louisville (Brandeis)

Louisville, KY

43 2.2 150-155 30.0% 20
Rank Not Published University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

N/A 2.2 149-153 42.5% 51
#38 Southwestern Law School

Los Angeles, CA

45 2.1 149-155 53.1% 397
#33 St. John's University

Jamaica, NY

47 2.1 151-157 38.9% 132
#37 Stetson University

Gulfport, FL

46 2.1 150-155 30.3% 226
#53 University of Arkansas—​Little Rock (Bowen)

Little Rock, AR

36 2.1 146-154 52.6% 148
#42 University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

42 2.1 149-155 32.7% 100
#38 University of the Pacific (McGeorge)

Sacramento, CA

45 2.1 151-158 51.7% 142
#42 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

42 2.1 153-157 42.1% 154
#48 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

39 2.0 149-156 54.9% 137
#56 Hamline University

St. Paul, MN

35 2.0 145-153 67.7% 133
#33 New York Law School

New York, NY

47 2.0 148-152 42.5% 350
#48 Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

39 2.0 150-154 40.0% 80
#26 William Mitchell College of Law

St. Paul, MN

50 2.0 148-157 33.9% 256

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