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)
#41 University of Louisville (Brandeis)

Louisville, KY

43 2.2 150-155 30.0% 20
Rank Not Published University of Memphis (Humphreys)

Memphis, TN

N/A 1.8 145-151 100.0% 20
#38 Chapman University (Fowler)

Orange, CA

45 1.9 157-164 20.4% 22
Rank Not Published Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA

N/A 1.3 150-159 40.4% 26
#42 Hofstra University (Deane)

Hempstead, NY

42 2.2 148-156 23.7% 28
Rank Not Published University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

N/A 2.2 149-153 42.5% 51
Rank Not Published Nova Southeastern University (Broad)

Fort Lauderdale, FL

N/A 1.7 146-151 41.7% 62
Rank Not Published Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK

N/A 1.7 148-158 72.9% 66
#26 University of Hawaii—​Manoa (Richardson)

Honolulu, HI

50 2.3 152-158 29.2% 67
#23 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

52 2.6 151-156 35.1% 78
#60 University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

34 1.9 148-154 46.7% 78
#48 Pace University

White Plains, NY

39 1.9 147-154 38.9% 79
#22 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Camden

Camden, NJ

53 2.4 156-159 12.4% 79
#53 California Western School of Law

San Diego, CA

36 1.7 148-156 59.4% 80
#48 Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

39 2.0 150-154 40.0% 80
#26 Yeshiva University (Cardozo)

New York, NY

50 2.8 155-158 41.5% 87
Rank Not Published University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, MI

N/A 1.5 144-150 51.7% 94
#31 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

48 2.2 152-157 43.6% 96
Rank Not Published University of Massachusetts—​Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

N/A 1.6 145-152 61.6% 99
#42 University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

42 2.1 149-155 32.7% 100
#17 University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

58 2.8 152-161 28.2% 102
Rank Not Published Charleston School of Law

Charleston, SC

N/A 1.3 143-150 25.9% 110
#56 Cleveland State University (Cleveland-​Marshall)

Cleveland, OH

35 1.8 147-154 40.0% 111
#16 Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

59 2.5 152-159 27.1% 113
Rank Not Published North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

N/A 1.4 145-155 29.6% 115

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