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)
#25 Seattle University

Seattle, WA

51 2.5 151-159 49.3% 189
#7 Lewis & Clark College (Northwestern)

Portland, OR

65 2.6 151-158 45.9% 251
#38 University of the Pacific (McGeorge)

Sacramento, CA

45 2.1 151-158 51.7% 142
#29 DePaul University

Chicago, IL

49 2.4 151-157 49.1% 130
#33 St. John's University

Jamaica, NY

47 2.1 151-157 38.9% 132
#23 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

52 2.6 151-156 35.1% 78
#20 The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC

54 2.4 151-156 44.8% 177
#7 University of Maryland (Carey)

Baltimore, MD

65 2.9 150-161 24.8% 185
Rank Not Published Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA

N/A 1.3 150-159 40.4% 26
#37 Stetson University

Gulfport, FL

46 2.1 150-155 30.3% 226
#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
#48 Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

39 2.0 150-154 40.0% 80
#48 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

39 2.0 149-156 54.9% 137
#18 Indiana University—​Indianapolis (McKinney)

Indianapolis, IN

56 2.5 149-155 61.3% 291
#38 Southwestern Law School

Los Angeles, CA

45 2.1 149-155 53.1% 397
#42 University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

42 2.1 149-155 32.7% 100
#48 Texas A&M University

Fort Worth, TX

39 1.8 149-154 39.9% 302
#48 South Texas College of Law

Houston, TX

39 1.8 149-153 51.7% 264
Rank Not Published University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

N/A 2.2 149-153 42.5% 51
#53 Florida International University

Miami, FL

36 1.5 148-158 12.7% 136
Rank Not Published Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK

N/A 1.7 148-158 72.9% 66
#26 William Mitchell College of Law

St. Paul, MN

50 2.0 148-157 33.9% 256
#53 California Western School of Law

San Diego, CA

36 1.7 148-156 59.4% 80
#42 Hofstra University (Deane)

Hempstead, NY

42 2.2 148-156 23.7% 28

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