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)
#45 Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

41 2.2 148-155 50.8% 116
Rank Not Published Whittier College

Costa Mesa, CA

N/A 1.5 145-152 50.8% 173
#56 Golden Gate University

San Francisco, CA

35 1.8 146-152 49.4% 199
#25 Seattle University

Seattle, WA

51 2.5 151-159 49.3% 189
#29 DePaul University

Chicago, IL

49 2.4 151-157 49.1% 130
#62 St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX

32 1.8 148-152 48.6% 175
Rank Not Published Western State College of Law at Argosy University

Fullerton, CA

N/A 1.2 147-152 47.8% 150
#60 University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

34 1.9 148-154 46.7% 78
#7 Lewis & Clark College (Northwestern)

Portland, OR

65 2.6 151-158 45.9% 251
#29 University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

49 2.2 150-155 45.8% 325
#20 The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC

54 2.4 151-156 44.8% 177
#12 American University (Washington)

Washington, DC

62 2.9 153-158 43.9% 215
#31 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

48 2.2 152-157 43.6% 96
#33 New York Law School

New York, NY

47 2.0 148-152 42.5% 350
Rank Not Published University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

N/A 2.2 149-153 42.5% 51
#42 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

42 2.1 153-157 42.1% 154
Rank Not Published Nova Southeastern University (Broad)

Fort Lauderdale, FL

N/A 1.7 146-151 41.7% 62
#26 Yeshiva University (Cardozo)

New York, NY

50 2.8 155-158 41.5% 87
Rank Not Published Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA

N/A 1.3 150-159 40.4% 26
#56 Cleveland State University (Cleveland-​Marshall)

Cleveland, OH

35 1.8 147-154 40.0% 111
#48 Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

39 2.0 150-154 40.0% 80
#48 Texas A&M University

Fort Worth, TX

39 1.8 149-154 39.9% 302
#12 University of Denver (Sturm)

Denver, CO

62 2.8 152-160 39.9% 163
#33 St. John's University

Jamaica, NY

47 2.1 151-157 38.9% 132
#48 Pace University

White Plains, NY

39 1.9 147-154 38.9% 79

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