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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 Southern Methodist Univ. 3.27 3.75 156 163 46.9% 13.9 55.1% 82.7% TX 84.1% 77.1% 666,019
51 Villanova University 3.27 3.74 152 158 48.5% 13.2 48.2% 77.7% PA 94.6% 80.8% 559,846
51 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
54 St. John's University 3.26 3.73 154 159 40.6% 12.8 35.8% 73.9% NY 85.3% 72.7% 424,436
54 Florida State University 3.26 3.68 156 161 43.9% 11.0 36.2% 77.2% FL 82.2% 72.1% 414,895
54 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
57 U. of Maryland 3.25 3.63 154 160 53.7% 10.3 50.0% 77.4% MD 78.0% 76.2% 530,497
58 Pepperdine University 3.24 3.71 154 161 48.7% 11.8 34.3% 59.6% CA 78.9% 60.2% 411,526
59 U. of Cincinnati 3.23 3.78 152 157 58.4% 8.6 47.2% 82.4% OH 86.3% 80.8% 344,198
59 U. of Richmond 3.23 3.66 155 161 41.7% 8.9 31.5% 81.9% VA 86.2% 72.3% 470,389
61 U. of Arizona (Rogers) 3.22 3.68 155 162 32.5% 8.8 36.1% 81.9% AZ 88.2% 73.5% 433,499
62 U. of New Mexico 3.21 3.73 150 157 41.7% 8.9 60.4% 86.5% NM 88.1% 87.8% 435,045
62 U. at Buffalo 3.21 3.66 150 157 51.7% 16.7 41.4% 70.7% NY 76.4% 72.7% 545,351
62 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
65 Michigan State University 3.19 3.72 150 157 46.4% 14.1 16.0% 66.2% MI 84.4% 72.5% 325,117
65 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
67 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
67 U. of New Hampshire 3.18 3.65 153 159 53.2% 8.3 38.9% 73.0% NH 93.2% 85.8% 321,711
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
69 St. Louis University 3.17 3.66 152 158 66.3% 10.8 44.9% 78.3% MO 84.1% 87.4% 665,565
71 U. of Kansas 3.16 3.66 152 159 65.8% 10.8 37.0% 79.8% KS 83.0% 86.4% 308,180
72 Penn State U. (University Park) 3.15 3.73 152 159 43.0% 9.1 44.9% 72.2% PA 87.5% 80.8% 397,874
72 Penn State U. (Dickinson) 3.15 3.72 158 161 38.6% 8.3 44.9% 72.2% PA 82.5% 80.8% 424,910
72 George Mason University 3.15 3.68 156 162 34.9% 10.6 56.0% 79.9% VA 72.4% 72.3% 475,195
72 Cardozo-Yeshiva University 3.15 3.62 156 161 56.4% 12.5 36.7% 67.3% NY 85.5% 72.7% 595,753
72 U. of Miami 3.15 3.6 154 160 54.4% 11.6 40.4% 79.4% FL 81.1% 72.1% 674,825
72 Tulane University 3.15 3.59 155 161 60.2% 12.7 42.0% 76.1% LA 80.2% 69.3% 686,378
78 Florida International U. 3.14 3.76 151 158 29.2% 12.7 N/A 78.6% FL 79.4% 72.1% 213,063
78 U. of Denver 3.14 3.61 154 158 45.1% 9.3 36.1% 65.3% CO 83.5% 78.3% 418,384
80 Cleveland State U. (Marshall) 3.13 3.68 150 155 47.2% 8.7 33.8% 68.2% OH 78.7% 80.8% 513,167
80 Texas A&M University 3.13 3.56 154 158 19.7% 11.1 22.8% 63.8% TX 76.6% 77.1% 299,232
82 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
82 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
82 Seton Hall University 3.12 3.68 153 159 48.6% 10.4 61.8% 83.5% NJ 83.0% 75.8% 458,682
82 Case Western Reserve U. 3.12 3.66 156 162 41.8% 8.1 33.3% 66.1% OH 78.0% 80.8% 440,561
82 U. of Connecticut 3.12 3.62 153 158 50.9% 7.9 42.2% 69.0% CT 89.7% 85.5% 582,686
82 Georgia State University 3.12 3.6 155 160 27.8% 8.9 45.2% 79.7% GA 91.6% 80.2% 387,271
88 West Virginia U. 3.11 3.69 151 157 52.9% 8.1 41.9% 79.1% WV 75.8% 81.8% 169,067
88 Brooklyn Law School 3.11 3.59 152 158 51.6% 16.2 38.2% 63.9% NY 84.8% 72.7% 599,411
90 U. of Wyoming 3.1 3.55 149 155 77.8% 9.1 38.0% 62.0% WY 81.6% 78.3% 343,804
91 CUNY-Queens College 3.09 3.59 150 156 44.8% 7.4 N/A 50.3% NY 77.4% 72.7% 230,559
91 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
91 Quinnipiac University 3.09 3.55 149 155 63.0% 10.6 23.0% 58.4% CT 88.1% 85.5% 444,700
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 Lewis & Clark (Northwestern) 3.08 3.59 154 161 58.8% 10.3 29.9% 64.1% OR 80.6% 73.2% 512,435
94 Washington and Lee U. 3.08 3.58 158 162 48.6% 8.9 45.7% 74.8% VA 89.2% 72.3% 483,204
94 Chapman University 3.08 3.47 152 158 47.2% 10.3 26.8% 55.1% CA 74.8% 60.2% 310,807
98 U. of Maine 3.07 3.65 149 157 69.4% 10.7 32.6% 70.5% ME 75.9% 76.4% 305,230
98 Duquesne University 3.07 3.64 150 155 64.5% 11.4 28.2% 73.5% PA 90.3% 80.8% 311,056
98 Texas Tech University 3.07 3.6 151 156 54.3% 13.5 31.9% 71.8% TX 79.2% 77.1% 393,728

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.