Trial Advocacy

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Law Schools

In many trial advocacy courses, students argue cases before mock judges and juries and may even compete in national or regional mock trial competitions. These are the top law schools for trial advocacy training.

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Rankings Overall Law School Program Data
Rank School name Tuition and fees Enrollment (full-time) LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile) Acceptance rate Employed 9 months after graduation2 Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5) Bar passage rate (first-time test takers) GPA (25th-75th percentile) Employed at graduation2 Peer assessment score (out of 5)
#2 Temple University (Beasley)

Philadelphia, PA

$20,462 per year (in-state, full-time); $33,780 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 601
#5 South Texas College of Law

Houston, TX

$28,110 per year (full-time) 933
#6 Samford University (Cumberland)

Birmingham, AL

$36,216 per year (full-time) 409
#1 Stetson University

Gulfport, FL

$37,782 per year (full-time) 701
#9 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

$41,666 per year (full-time) 681
#6 Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago-‚ÄčKent)

Chicago, IL

$44,410 per year (full-time) 763
#6 Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA

$45,980 per year (full-time) 975
#3 Baylor University

Waco, TX

$49,481 per year (full-time) 371
#4 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$50,890 per year (full-time) 1,694