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)
#31 Suffolk University

Boston, MA

48 2.3 145-155 76.8% 498
#38 Southwestern Law School

Los Angeles, CA

45 2.1 149-155 53.1% 397
Rank Not Published Thomas Jefferson School of Law

San Diego, CA

N/A 1.4 142-147 87.7% 390
#33 New York Law School

New York, NY

47 2.0 148-152 42.5% 350
#2 George Washington University

Washington, DC

84 3.5 154-165 19.1% 326
#29 University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

49 2.2 150-155 45.8% 325
Rank Not Published The John Marshall Law School

Chicago, IL

N/A 1.8 145-152 58.0% 317
#45 Widener University

Wilmington, DE

41 1.8 147-152 52.8% 317
#48 Texas A&M University

Fort Worth, TX

39 1.8 149-154 39.9% 302
#18 Indiana University—‚ÄčIndianapolis (McKinney)

Indianapolis, IN

56 2.5 149-155 61.3% 291
#62 New England Law Boston

Boston, MA

32 1.7 143-154 83.2% 288
Rank Not Published Charlotte School of Law

Charlotte, NC

N/A 1.3 139-144 63.6% 269
#7 Southern Methodist University (Dedman)

Dallas, TX

65 2.6 153-162 20.3% 267
#48 South Texas College of Law

Houston, TX

39 1.8 149-153 51.7% 264
#26 William Mitchell College of Law

St. Paul, MN

50 2.0 148-157 33.9% 256
#7 Lewis & Clark College (Northwestern)

Portland, OR

65 2.6 151-158 45.9% 251
#1 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

100 4.1 158-165 4.5% 239
#37 Stetson University

Gulfport, FL

46 2.1 150-155 30.3% 226
#3 Fordham University

New York, NY

80 3.4 158-162 29.0% 219
#12 American University (Washington)

Washington, DC

62 2.9 153-158 43.9% 215
#33 Seton Hall University

Newark, NJ

47 2.3 146-155 34.5% 211
Rank Not Published Southern University Law Center

Baton Rouge, LA

N/A 1.3 141-146 57.8% 209
#15 Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn, NY

60 2.6 155-163 23.8% 208
#5 Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA

67 2.7 156-161 8.5% 207
Rank Not Published Touro College (Fuchsberg)

Central Islip, NY

N/A 1.6 146-151 63.2% 205

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