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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 St. Thomas 3.21 3.65 149 157 63.7% 12.0 21.7% 76.9% MN 79.4% 83.7% 227,568
52 Pace University 2.88 3.48 147 153 63.3% 11.4 N/A 68.7% NY 70.1% 72.7% 395,254
52 Western State University 2.78 3.3 146 151 63.3% 20.4 N/A 44.7% CA 62.7% 60.2% 50,477
54 Houston College of Law 2.78 3.34 147 153 63.1% 20.1 N/A 72.8% TX 83.6% 77.1% 591,147
55 Quinnipiac University 3.09 3.55 149 155 63.0% 10.6 23.0% 58.4% CT 88.1% 85.5% 444,700
56 Whittier Law School 2.59 3.24 146 151 62.9% 11.8 N/A 43.8% CA 45.9% 60.2% 698,070
57 U. of Nebraska-Lincoln 3.4 3.85 152 158 62.2% 11.5 52.1% 87.2% NE 90.4% 76.7% 452,191
58 Campbell University 2.94 3.48 150 156 62.0% 14.3 13.6% 72.1% NC 85.7% 69.1% 204,715
58 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
60 Hamline University 3.0 3.52 149 156 61.9% 13.9 29.2% 74.4% MN 75.2% 83.7% 582,959
61 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
62 Albany Law School Union U. 2.98 3.54 149 154 61.7% 11.6 41.7% 72.5% NY 74.5% 72.7% 740,594
63 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
64 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
65 Touro College (Fuchsberg) 2.77 3.31 145 149 61.0% 0.0 N/A 64.3% NY 65.3% 72.7% 456,451
66 Barry University 2.64 3.29 144 150 60.7% 0.0 N/A 56.9% FL 62.2% 72.1% 964,575
67 Santa Clara University 3.06 3.41 153 157 60.6% 10.1 23.4% 47.9% CA 60.7% 60.2% 379,058
68 U. of Memphis 2.89 3.41 149 156 60.3% 12.2 22.1% 61.8% TN 71.9% 72.2% 272,495
69 Tulane University 3.15 3.59 155 161 60.2% 12.7 42.0% 76.1% LA 80.2% 69.3% 686,378
69 U. of Kentucky 3.17 3.69 152 158 60.2% 11.0 63.7% 88.7% KY 89.8% 80.5% 816,309
71 Hofstra University 2.99 3.6 147 155 59.5% 13.6 36.3% 71.9% NY 73.7% 72.7% 586,005
72 Southwestern Univ. 2.91 3.39 149 154 59.4% 12.9 27.5% 55.9% CA 56.1% 60.2% 535,739
72 St. Thomas University 2.71 3.3 145 151 59.4% 0.0 N/A 50.9% FL 67.4% 72.1% N/A
74 American University 2.96 3.48 152 158 59.2% 11.0 57.8% 70.2% NY 73.7% 72.7% 559,764
74 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
76 Lewis & Clark (Northwestern) 3.08 3.59 154 161 58.8% 10.3 29.9% 64.1% OR 80.6% 73.2% 512,435
76 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
78 U. of South Carolina 3.0 3.56 152 157 58.6% 13.3 38.1% 74.8% SC 78.8% 73.4% 563,286
78 Washburn University 2.86 3.52 149 155 58.6% 9.2 50.0% 79.5% KS 81.7% 86.4% 421,718
80 U. of Cincinnati 3.23 3.78 152 157 58.4% 8.6 47.2% 82.4% OH 86.3% 80.8% 344,198
81 Seattle University 2.99 3.49 151 157 58.3% 11.5 N/A 58.3% WA 75.3% 79.9% 407,354
82 U. of Dayton 2.84 3.43 144 151 57.6% 14.2 27.9% 72.9% OH 66.2% 80.8% 193,670
83 Atlanta's John Marshall Law 2.7 3.26 145 150 57.5% 0.0 N/A 66.3% GA 62.3% 80.2% N/A
83 William Mitchell 2.92 3.52 148 156 57.5% 22.2 25.0% 71.5% MN 80.9% 83.7% 330,821
85 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
86 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
87 Cardozo-Yeshiva University 3.15 3.62 156 161 56.4% 12.5 36.7% 67.3% NY 85.5% 72.7% 595,753
88 Wake Forest University 3.37 3.73 157 162 56.1% 10.9 37.4% 83.4% NC 78.0% 69.1% 409,137
89 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
90 Texas Southern University 2.8 3.44 141 146 55.3% 0.0 N/A 46.0% TX 63.3% 77.1% N/A
91 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
91 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
93 New York Law School 2.88 3.48 149 154 54.7% 13.7 33.7% 64.3% NY 69.0% 72.7% 563,486
93 Regent University 3.0 3.55 149 154 54.7% 11.7 22.1% 63.1% VA 75.0% 72.3% 430,180
95 Syracuse University 3.07 3.51 151 156 54.6% 9.5 42.7% 72.0% NY 86.2% 72.7% 537,126
96 U. of Miami 3.15 3.6 154 160 54.4% 11.6 40.4% 79.4% FL 81.1% 72.1% 674,825
97 Texas Tech University 3.07 3.6 151 156 54.3% 13.5 31.9% 71.8% TX 79.2% 77.1% 393,728
98 Loyola U. Chicago 3.07 3.55 155 160 54.0% 10.3 32.1% 71.8% IL 83.5% 85.0% 401,712
99 U. of Maryland 3.25 3.63 154 160 53.7% 10.3 50.0% 77.4% MD 78.0% 76.2% 530,497
100 Drexel University (Kline) 3.0 3.57 153 158 53.6% 10.3 32.6% 70.2% PA 85.8% 80.8% 68,250

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.