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)
#20 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

54 2.4 153-158 24.2% 115
Rank Not Published Western New England University

Springfield, MA

N/A 1.6 147-152 71.7% 115
#45 Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

41 2.2 148-155 50.8% 116
#23 Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago-​Kent)

Chicago, IL

52 2.5 152-159 35.0% 121
#6 University of Connecticut

Hartford, CT

66 2.8 154-158 33.5% 122
#10 University of Houston

Houston, TX

64 2.7 154-161 15.3% 125
#29 DePaul University

Chicago, IL

49 2.4 151-157 49.1% 130
#33 St. John's University

Jamaica, NY

47 2.1 151-157 38.9% 132
#56 Hamline University

St. Paul, MN

35 2.0 145-153 67.7% 133
#53 Florida International University

Miami, FL

36 1.5 148-158 12.7% 136
#48 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

39 2.0 149-156 54.9% 137
Rank Not Published University of the District of Columbia (Clarke)

Washington, DC

N/A 1.4 148-152 29.2% 141
#38 University of the Pacific (McGeorge)

Sacramento, CA

45 2.1 151-158 51.7% 142
#56 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

35 2.2 142-148 34.6% 148
#53 University of Arkansas—​Little Rock (Bowen)

Little Rock, AR

36 2.1 146-154 52.6% 148
Rank Not Published Western State College of Law at Argosy University

Fullerton, CA

N/A 1.2 147-152 47.8% 150
#42 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

42 2.1 153-157 42.1% 154
#4 George Mason University

Arlington, VA

74 2.8 157-163 14.3% 157
#12 University of Denver (Sturm)

Denver, CO

62 2.8 152-160 39.9% 163
#33 Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA

47 2.6 155-159 36.8% 165
#10 Temple University (Beasley)

Philadelphia, PA

64 2.7 155-162 29.0% 168
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
Rank Not Published Whittier College

Costa Mesa, CA

N/A 1.5 145-152 50.8% 173
#62 St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX

32 1.8 148-152 48.6% 175

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