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)
#1 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

100 4.1 158-165 4.5% 239
#5 Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA

67 2.7 156-161 8.5% 207
#22 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Camden

Camden, NJ

53 2.4 156-159 12.4% 79
#53 Florida International University

Miami, FL

36 1.5 148-158 12.7% 136
#4 George Mason University

Arlington, VA

74 2.8 157-163 14.3% 157
#10 University of Houston

Houston, TX

64 2.7 154-161 15.3% 125
#2 George Washington University

Washington, DC

84 3.5 154-165 19.1% 326
#7 Southern Methodist University (Dedman)

Dallas, TX

65 2.6 153-162 20.3% 267
#38 Chapman University (Fowler)

Orange, CA

45 1.9 157-164 20.4% 22
#14 Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

61 2.5 154-159 20.9% 190
#42 Hofstra University (Deane)

Hempstead, NY

42 2.2 148-156 23.7% 28
#15 Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn, NY

60 2.6 155-163 23.8% 208
#20 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

54 2.4 153-158 24.2% 115
#7 University of Maryland (Carey)

Baltimore, MD

65 2.9 150-161 24.8% 185
Rank Not Published Charleston School of Law

Charleston, SC

N/A 1.3 143-150 25.9% 110
#19 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Newark

Newark, NJ

55 2.5 152-158 26.1% 195
#16 Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

59 2.5 152-159 27.1% 113
#17 University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

58 2.8 152-161 28.2% 102
#3 Fordham University

New York, NY

80 3.4 158-162 29.0% 219
#10 Temple University (Beasley)

Philadelphia, PA

64 2.7 155-162 29.0% 168
#26 University of Hawaii—​Manoa (Richardson)

Honolulu, HI

50 2.3 152-158 29.2% 67
Rank Not Published University of the District of Columbia (Clarke)

Washington, DC

N/A 1.4 148-152 29.2% 141
Rank Not Published North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

N/A 1.4 145-155 29.6% 115
#41 University of Louisville (Brandeis)

Louisville, KY

43 2.2 150-155 30.0% 20
#37 Stetson University

Gulfport, FL

46 2.1 150-155 30.3% 226

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