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)
Rank Not Published University of Memphis (Humphreys)

Memphis, TN

N/A 1.8 145-151 100.0% 20
Rank Not Published Thomas Jefferson School of Law

San Diego, CA

N/A 1.4 142-147 87.7% 390
#62 New England Law Boston

Boston, MA

32 1.7 143-154 83.2% 288
#31 Suffolk University

Boston, MA

48 2.3 145-155 76.8% 498
Rank Not Published Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK

N/A 1.7 148-158 72.9% 66
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
#56 Hamline University

St. Paul, MN

35 2.0 145-153 67.7% 133
#45 University of Akron

Akron, OH

41 1.8 147-154 67.4% 191
Rank Not Published Charlotte School of Law

Charlotte, NC

N/A 1.3 139-144 63.6% 269
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
#18 Indiana University—​Indianapolis (McKinney)

Indianapolis, IN

56 2.5 149-155 61.3% 291
#53 California Western School of Law

San Diego, CA

36 1.7 148-156 59.4% 80
#61 Northern Kentucky University (Chase)

Highland Heights, KY

33 1.6 148-153 59.0% 171
Rank Not Published Florida Coastal School of Law

Jacksonville, FL

N/A 1.2 138-146 58.0% 170
Rank Not Published The John Marshall Law School

Chicago, IL

N/A 1.8 145-152 58.0% 317
Rank Not Published Southern University Law Center

Baton Rouge, LA

N/A 1.3 141-146 57.8% 209
#48 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

39 2.0 149-156 54.9% 137
#38 Southwestern Law School

Los Angeles, CA

45 2.1 149-155 53.1% 397
#45 Widener University

Wilmington, DE

41 1.8 147-152 52.8% 317
#53 University of Arkansas—​Little Rock (Bowen)

Little Rock, AR

36 2.1 146-154 52.6% 148
#38 University of the Pacific (McGeorge)

Sacramento, CA

45 2.1 151-158 51.7% 142
Rank Not Published University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, MI

N/A 1.5 144-150 51.7% 94
#48 South Texas College of Law

Houston, TX

39 1.8 149-153 51.7% 264

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