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)
#60 University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

34 1.9 148-154 46.7% 78
Rank Not Published Western State College of Law at Argosy University

Fullerton, CA

N/A 1.2 147-152 47.8% 150
#62 St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX

32 1.8 148-152 48.6% 175
#29 DePaul University

Chicago, IL

49 2.4 151-157 49.1% 130
#25 Seattle University

Seattle, WA

51 2.5 151-159 49.3% 189
#56 Golden Gate University

San Francisco, CA

35 1.8 146-152 49.4% 199
Rank Not Published Whittier College

Costa Mesa, CA

N/A 1.5 145-152 50.8% 173
#45 Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

41 2.2 148-155 50.8% 116
#48 South Texas College of Law

Houston, TX

39 1.8 149-153 51.7% 264
Rank Not Published University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, MI

N/A 1.5 144-150 51.7% 94
#38 University of the Pacific (McGeorge)

Sacramento, CA

45 2.1 151-158 51.7% 142
#53 University of Arkansas—​Little Rock (Bowen)

Little Rock, AR

36 2.1 146-154 52.6% 148
#45 Widener University

Wilmington, DE

41 1.8 147-152 52.8% 317
#38 Southwestern Law School

Los Angeles, CA

45 2.1 149-155 53.1% 397
#48 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

39 2.0 149-156 54.9% 137
Rank Not Published Southern University Law Center

Baton Rouge, LA

N/A 1.3 141-146 57.8% 209
Rank Not Published The John Marshall Law School

Chicago, IL

N/A 1.8 145-152 58.0% 317
Rank Not Published Florida Coastal School of Law

Jacksonville, FL

N/A 1.2 138-146 58.0% 170
#61 Northern Kentucky University (Chase)

Highland Heights, KY

33 1.6 148-153 59.0% 171
#53 California Western School of Law

San Diego, CA

36 1.7 148-156 59.4% 80
#18 Indiana University—​Indianapolis (McKinney)

Indianapolis, IN

56 2.5 149-155 61.3% 291
Rank Not Published University of Massachusetts—​Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

N/A 1.6 145-152 61.6% 99
Rank Not Published Touro College (Fuchsberg)

Central Islip, NY

N/A 1.6 146-151 63.2% 205
Rank Not Published Charlotte School of Law

Charlotte, NC

N/A 1.3 139-144 63.6% 269
#45 University of Akron

Akron, OH

41 1.8 147-154 67.4% 191

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