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2017 Raw Data Law School Rankings

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No. Law School GPA Low GPA High LSAT Low LSAT High Accept S/F Ratio Empl. @Grad Empl. @10Mos St. Pass Bar State Bar Library
1 California Western 2.87 3.41 147 153 69.8% 12.3 N/A 56.6% CA 71.4% 60.2% 370,191
1 Chapman University 3.08 3.47 152 158 47.2% 10.3 26.8% 55.1% CA 74.8% 60.2% 310,807
1 Golden Gate University 2.72 3.28 145 151 66.4% 11.0 N/A 31.7% CA 45.1% 60.2% 348,189
1 Loyola Law School 3.28 3.65 156 161 44.7% 12.8 36.6% 71.0% CA 81.7% 60.2% 586,693
1 Pepperdine University 3.24 3.71 154 161 48.7% 11.8 34.3% 59.6% CA 78.9% 60.2% 411,526
1 Santa Clara University 3.06 3.41 153 157 60.6% 10.1 23.4% 47.9% CA 60.7% 60.2% 379,058
1 Southwestern Univ. 2.91 3.39 149 154 59.4% 12.9 27.5% 55.9% CA 56.1% 60.2% 535,739
1 Stanford University 3.78 3.97 169 173 11.3% 7.3 90.9% 93.0% CA 86.8% 60.2% 479,676
1 Thomas Jefferson 2.49 3.12 141 149 82.6% 15.9 11.9% 41.0% CA 44.7% 60.2% 267,694
1 U. of California (Hastings) 3.28 3.64 155 161 42.1% 13.9 30.1% 58.0% CA 68.4% 60.2% 745,543
1 U. of California-Berkeley 3.66 3.9 162 168 21.1% 13.0 88.5% 95.5% CA 87.9% 60.2% 973,512
1 U. of California-Davis 3.27 3.68 159 165 31.1% 10.1 54.4% 82.2% CA 86.0% 60.2% 492,366
1 U. of California-Irvine 3.38 3.7 161 165 26.5% 7.3 46.2% 84.9% CA 77.9% 60.2% 31,201
1 U. of California-Los Angeles 3.51 3.86 162 169 29.7% 11.4 58.9% 87.5% CA 81.4% 60.2% 717,762
1 U. of San Diego 3.19 3.63 156 161 40.5% 11.0 38.4% 58.6% CA 73.3% 60.2% 537,494
1 U. of San Francisco 2.85 3.38 149 154 61.4% 12.5 22.8% 46.7% CA 62.1% 60.2% 280,268
1 U. of Southern California 3.49 3.86 161 167 29.9% 10.2 77.4% 85.7% CA 86.4% 60.2% 486,666
1 U. of the Pacific (McGeorge) 2.9 3.42 148 154 72.3% 13.6 26.7% 59.4% CA 63.4% 60.2% 511,707
1 Western State University 2.78 3.3 146 151 63.3% 20.4 N/A 44.7% CA 62.7% 60.2% 50,477
1 Whittier Law School 2.59 3.24 146 151 62.9% 11.8 N/A 43.8% CA 45.9% 60.2% 698,070
21 U. of North Dakota 2.9 3.45 145 152 68.0% 11.9 N/A 64.5% ND 56.0% 64.9% 279,848
22 U. of Nevada-Las Vegas 2.98 3.58 155 161 32.2% 9.1 40.3% 71.2% NV 68.9% 68.1% 405,496
23 Campbell University 2.94 3.48 150 156 62.0% 14.3 13.6% 72.1% NC 85.7% 69.1% 204,715
23 Charlotte School of Law 2.51 3.17 140 145 65.0% 0.0 N/A 51.3% NC 57.0% 69.1% N/A
23 Elon University 2.8 3.42 145 150 47.0% 10.5 20.2% 52.9% NC 66.7% 69.1% 194,316
23 North Carolina Central U. 2.97 3.41 142 149 55.8% 12.5 N/A 46.5% NC 74.3% 69.1% 411,585
23 U. of N. Carolina-Chap. Hill 3.31 3.68 160 164 44.6% 11.1 47.3% 77.0% NC 88.2% 69.1% 570,168
23 Wake Forest University 3.37 3.73 157 162 56.1% 10.9 37.4% 83.4% NC 78.0% 69.1% 409,137
29 Louisiana State-Baton Rouge 3.12 3.7 153 158 59.2% 18.4 40.4% 82.0% LA 84.4% 69.3% 858,611
29 Loyola U. New Orleans 2.87 3.52 147 154 76.3% 10.3 21.1% 60.1% LA 69.2% 69.3% 443,402
29 Southern University 2.53 3.16 141 147 69.4% 15.0 N/A 57.6% LA 55.8% 69.3% 471,839
29 Tulane University 3.15 3.59 155 161 60.2% 12.7 42.0% 76.1% LA 80.2% 69.3% 686,378
33 U. of Montana 3.06 3.63 149 156 65.5% 13.3 47.5% 75.0% MT 71.4% 69.7% 135,360
34 Ave Maria School of Law 2.71 3.39 142 153 57.2% 13.9 9.1% 45.5% FL 54.4% 72.1% 82,110
34 Barry University 2.64 3.29 144 150 60.7% 0.0 N/A 56.9% FL 62.2% 72.1% 964,575
34 Florida A&M University 2.72 3.26 144 149 55.2% 0.0 N/A 43.1% FL 73.2% 72.1% N/A
34 Florida Coastal 2.54 3.3 141 148 71.4% 19.3 N/A 45.2% FL 60.8% 72.1% 139,335
34 Florida International U. 3.14 3.76 151 158 29.2% 12.7 N/A 78.6% FL 79.4% 72.1% 213,063
34 Florida State University 3.26 3.68 156 161 43.9% 11.0 36.2% 77.2% FL 82.2% 72.1% 414,895
34 Nova Southeastern U. 2.79 3.33 146 151 53.5% 13.7 22.9% 67.1% FL 70.4% 72.1% 283,566
34 St. Thomas University 2.71 3.3 145 151 59.4% 0.0 N/A 50.9% FL 67.4% 72.1% N/A
34 Stetson University 3.0 3.59 152 156 51.1% 12.4 27.4% 74.9% FL 79.9% 72.1% 396,694
34 U. of Florida (Levin) 3.28 3.68 155 160 61.8% 12.0 42.7% 76.1% FL 89.0% 72.1% 674,506
34 U. of Miami 3.15 3.6 154 160 54.4% 11.6 40.4% 79.4% FL 81.1% 72.1% 674,825
45 U. of Memphis 2.89 3.41 149 156 60.3% 12.2 22.1% 61.8% TN 71.9% 72.2% 272,495
45 U. of Tennessee-Knoxville 3.31 3.8 153 161 37.3% 9.4 27.8% 66.9% TN 83.7% 72.2% 578,738
45 Vanderbilt University 3.5 3.83 161 168 38.1% 10.9 82.5% 87.1% TN 93.2% 72.2% 654,986
48 Appalachian School of Law 2.78 3.41 142 150 40.2% 0.0 N/A 42.1% VA 33.3% 72.3% N/A
48 College of William and Mary 3.4 3.86 158 164 36.2% 12.0 65.1% 82.3% VA 85.0% 72.3% 442,492
48 George Mason University 3.15 3.68 156 162 34.9% 10.6 56.0% 79.9% VA 72.4% 72.3% 475,195

About the 2017 Raw Data Law School Rankings Report

ILRG's 2017 Raw Data Law School Rankings Report was released in spring 2016.

GPA & LSAT

References to the lowest and highest GPA and LSAT scores, including all data under the headings "GPA Low," "GPA High," "LSAT Low" and "LSAT High," reflect those of the 25th and 75th percentile, respectively, among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students in fall 2015.

Acceptance Rate & Student-to-Faculty Ratio

The acceptance rates for the same enrolled class are shown under the heading "Accept." The student-to-faculty ratio is indicated under the heading "S/F Ratio" and shows the number of students for that class per faculty member. In both cases, the data reflect the applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students in fall 2015.

State & Bar Passage Rates

The bar passage rates reflect those among first-time test takers for the summer 2014 and winter 2015 administrations of the bar examinations. "St." and "State Bar" noted for each law school are the state and statewide bar passage rate, respectively, for the jurisdiction in which the greatest number of the law school's graduates took the bar exam for the reported period. "Pass Bar" is the bar passage rate among those students who passed the bar exam within that jurisdiction.

Employment Rates

The employment rates shown are those of the 2014 full-time graduates at the time of graduation ("Empl. @Grad") and ten months after graduation ("Empl. @10Mos").

Law Library Volumes

The data shown under the heading "Library" indicate the number of print and microform volumes, as well as volume equivalents.

The data have been compiled from a variety of public sources, including data released by the law schools and from the bar examiner offices in each jurisdiction. ILRG's 2018 report is slated for release in spring 2017.