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)
#38 Chapman University (Fowler)

Orange, CA

45 1.9 157-164 20.4% 22
#48 Pace University

White Plains, NY

39 1.9 147-154 38.9% 79
#60 University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

34 1.9 148-154 46.7% 78
#56 Cleveland State University (Cleveland-​Marshall)

Cleveland, OH

35 1.8 147-154 40.0% 111
#56 Golden Gate University

San Francisco, CA

35 1.8 146-152 49.4% 199
#48 South Texas College of Law

Houston, TX

39 1.8 149-153 51.7% 264
#62 St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX

32 1.8 148-152 48.6% 175
#48 Texas A&M University

Fort Worth, TX

39 1.8 149-154 39.9% 302
Rank Not Published The John Marshall Law School

Chicago, IL

N/A 1.8 145-152 58.0% 317
#45 University of Akron

Akron, OH

41 1.8 147-154 67.4% 191
Rank Not Published University of Memphis (Humphreys)

Memphis, TN

N/A 1.8 145-151 100.0% 20
#45 Widener University

Wilmington, DE

41 1.8 147-152 52.8% 317
#53 California Western School of Law

San Diego, CA

36 1.7 148-156 59.4% 80
#62 New England Law Boston

Boston, MA

32 1.7 143-154 83.2% 288
Rank Not Published Nova Southeastern University (Broad)

Fort Lauderdale, FL

N/A 1.7 146-151 41.7% 62
Rank Not Published Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK

N/A 1.7 148-158 72.9% 66
#61 Northern Kentucky University (Chase)

Highland Heights, KY

33 1.6 148-153 59.0% 171
Rank Not Published Touro College (Fuchsberg)

Central Islip, NY

N/A 1.6 146-151 63.2% 205
Rank Not Published University of Massachusetts—​Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

N/A 1.6 145-152 61.6% 99
Rank Not Published Western New England University

Springfield, MA

N/A 1.6 147-152 71.7% 115
Rank Not Published Capital University

Columbus, OH

N/A 1.5 145-153 68.3% 179
#53 Florida International University

Miami, FL

36 1.5 148-158 12.7% 136
Rank Not Published University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, MI

N/A 1.5 144-150 51.7% 94
Rank Not Published Whittier College

Costa Mesa, CA

N/A 1.5 145-152 50.8% 173
Rank Not Published North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

N/A 1.4 145-155 29.6% 115

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