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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
51 U. of Iowa 3.44 3.79 156 162 43.5% 8.7 67.6% 86.9% IA 90.8% 84.4% 1,407,358
52 U. of Idaho 2.94 3.44 147 155 66.2% 9.9 N/A 75.6% ID 65.8% 73.2% 390,067
53 DePaul University 3.07 3.49 149 154 66.6% 12.3 30.1% 69.2% IL 86.9% 85.0% 421,235
53 Illinois Inst. of Tech. (Kent) 3.09 3.58 152 158 62.0% 10.2 32.1% 67.6% IL 88.5% 85.0% 559,174
53 John Marshall 2.75 3.36 145 151 73.2% 17.3 37.0% 69.7% IL 84.5% 85.0% 264,174
53 Loyola U. Chicago 3.07 3.55 155 160 54.0% 10.3 32.1% 71.8% IL 83.5% 85.0% 401,712
53 Northern Illinois University 2.77 3.34 145 150 64.6% 9.9 N/A 73.7% IL 84.9% 85.0% 243,415
53 Northwestern University 3.56 3.85 163 169 22.6% 6.5 79.0% 90.0% IL 92.4% 85.0% 829,974
53 Southern Illinois-Carbondale 2.66 3.32 145 152 78.6% 13.5 22.9% 70.5% IL 85.5% 85.0% 434,479
53 U. of Chicago 3.69 3.97 166 172 21.9% 8.6 94.8% 96.2% IL 97.3% 85.0% 699,631
53 U. of Illinois-Urbana-Champ. 3.26 3.68 158 163 45.7% 11.0 61.1% 82.2% IL 84.9% 85.0% 812,065
53 U. of Notre Dame 3.46 3.79 161 165 35.0% 10.1 62.6% 85.5% IL 93.9% 85.0% 742,878
63 Indiana U.-Bloomington 3.31 3.88 155 162 53.1% 8.3 48.0% 82.4% IN 94.0% 79.4% 781,887
63 Indiana U.-Indianapolis 3.03 3.55 148 156 69.7% 15.6 39.4% 76.0% IN 79.1% 79.4% 475,431
63 Valparaiso University 2.63 3.27 142 148 66.3% 11.6 N/A 58.7% IN 60.9% 79.4% 378,681
66 U. of Kansas 3.16 3.66 152 159 65.8% 10.8 37.0% 79.8% KS 83.0% 86.4% 308,180
66 Washburn University 2.86 3.52 149 155 58.6% 9.2 50.0% 79.5% KS 81.7% 86.4% 421,718
68 U. of Kentucky 3.17 3.69 152 158 60.2% 11.0 63.7% 88.7% KY 89.8% 80.5% 816,309
68 U. of Louisville (Brandeis) 3.12 3.7 151 157 68.2% 10.7 41.1% 81.3% KY 82.7% 80.5% 427,313
70 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
70 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
70 Southern University 2.53 3.16 141 147 69.4% 15.0 N/A 57.6% LA 55.8% 69.3% 471,839
70 Tulane University 3.15 3.59 155 161 60.2% 12.7 42.0% 76.1% LA 80.2% 69.3% 686,378
74 Boston College 3.39 3.65 158 163 45.3% 10.3 57.1% 83.9% MA 90.9% 80.7% 525,306
74 Boston University 3.41 3.75 160 164 37.9% 10.6 57.7% 80.5% MA 95.4% 80.7% 1,104,392
74 New England Sch. of Law 2.78 3.47 144 151 80.4% 0.0 N/A 59.9% MA 74.2% 80.7% 324,176
74 Northeastern University 3.3 3.75 152 162 34.7% 12.6 18.1% 61.1% MA 80.4% 80.7% 263,737
74 Roger Williams University 2.83 3.48 145 152 80.1% 14.1 N/A 54.9% MA 80.2% 80.7% 298,688
74 Suffolk University 3.02 3.48 145 154 69.8% 15.9 27.6% 63.1% MA 75.8% 80.7% 245,461
74 Western New England 2.84 3.45 143 152 69.4% 0.0 N/A 55.1% MA 73.3% 80.7% N/A
81 Catholic U. of America 2.93 3.45 150 156 55.2% 9.7 40.2% 70.9% MD 69.7% 76.2% 468,302
81 U. of Baltimore 2.97 3.51 149 155 52.2% 11.7 41.4% 73.2% MD 79.6% 76.2% 204,620
81 U. of Maryland 3.25 3.63 154 160 53.7% 10.3 50.0% 77.4% MD 78.0% 76.2% 530,497
81 U. of the District of Columbia 2.65 3.32 145 151 30.0% 11.5 N/A 44.7% MD 52.2% 76.2% 225,909
85 U. of Maine 3.07 3.65 149 157 69.4% 10.7 32.6% 70.5% ME 75.9% 76.4% 305,230
86 Michigan State University 3.19 3.72 150 157 46.4% 14.1 16.0% 66.2% MI 84.4% 72.5% 325,117
86 U. of Detroit Mercy 2.85 3.34 147 155 61.2% 13.2 N/A 46.4% MI 67.2% 72.5% 379,046
86 Wayne State U. 3.05 3.61 154 159 52.1% 10.3 22.5% 62.1% MI 82.8% 72.5% 642,272
86 Western Michigan (Cooley) 2.51 3.19 138 147 87.7% 0.0 N/A 44.1% MI 61.5% 72.5% 724,364
90 Hamline University 3.0 3.52 149 156 61.9% 13.9 29.2% 74.4% MN 75.2% 83.7% 582,959
90 U. of Minnesota-Twin Cities 3.48 3.9 158 166 44.4% 9.3 69.9% 81.5% MN 89.9% 83.7% 1,102,736
90 U. of St. Thomas 3.21 3.65 149 157 63.7% 12.0 21.7% 76.9% MN 79.4% 83.7% 227,568
90 William Mitchell 2.92 3.52 148 156 57.5% 22.2 25.0% 71.5% MN 80.9% 83.7% 330,821
94 St. Louis University 3.17 3.66 152 158 66.3% 10.8 44.9% 78.3% MO 84.1% 87.4% 665,565
94 U. of Missouri-Columbia 3.08 3.72 154 159 58.8% 10.7 43.0% 80.7% MO 92.2% 87.4% 455,526
94 U. of Missouri-Kansas City 3.03 3.57 150 155 57.1% 11.0 33.6% 72.7% MO 89.3% 87.4% 361,206
94 Washington U. in St Louis 3.18 3.8 161 168 27.6% 9.6 67.1% 91.1% MO 93.0% 87.4% 720,739
98 Mississippi College 2.73 3.33 142 150 85.2% 12.9 22.3% 61.7% MS 45.8% 86.7% 400,913
98 U. of Mississippi 3.04 3.65 151 157 48.1% 12.5 26.3% 68.2% MS 83.8% 86.7% 391,333
100 U. of Montana 3.06 3.63 149 156 65.5% 13.3 47.5% 75.0% MT 71.4% 69.7% 135,360

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.