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2020 Raw Data Law School Rankings

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No. Law School GPA Low GPA Median GPA High LSAT Low LSAT Median LSAT High Accept S/F Ratio Empl. @Grad Empl. @10Mos St. Pass Bar State Bar Library Male Fac. Fem. Fac. Min. Fac. Min. Stu.
101 St. Louis University 3.18 3.45 3.68 152 155 159 64.3% 7.7 61.0% 86.4% MO 92.2% 85.7% 665,348 56.7% 43.3% 9.6% 22.3%
102 St. John's University 3.33 3.61 3.76 153 159 160 41.9% 9.1 55.6% 81.8% NY 88.6% 75.7% 441,264 62.3% 37.7% 13.6% 29.1%
103 Southwestern Univ. 2.98 3.22 3.49 150 153 155 46.1% 8.1 19.3% 58.6% CA 52.3% 58.3% 542,873 57.6% 42.4% 26.6% 52.2%
104 Southern University 2.55 2.83 3.13 142 144 146 65.2% 17.0 N/A 48.8% LA 57.8% 76.6% N/A 52.2% 47.8% 75.2% 68.3%
105 Southern Methodist Univ. 3.43 3.68 3.8 155 161 163 47.2% 6.9 61.9% 83.5% TX 85.0% 74.6% 666,576 68.1% 31.9% 9.7% 34.2%
106 Southern Illinois-Carbondale 2.7 3.1 3.48 147 150 151 50.4% 9.6 N/A 58.6% IL 64.3% 79.0% 436,647 48.9% 51.1% 11.1% 23.0%
107 South Texas College of Law 2.84 3.1 3.36 148 151 154 60.7% 11.0 23.8% 62.1% TX 67.9% 74.6% 594,605 62.7% 37.3% 15.5% 52.0%
108 Seton Hall University 3.15 3.49 3.7 154 158 160 48.6% 7.1 78.4% 88.6% NJ 81.8% 69.9% 461,893 57.9% 42.1% 11.4% 32.4%
109 Seattle University 3.03 3.32 3.54 150 154 157 65.2% 6.7 31.6% 68.9% WA 76.5% 74.1% 395,021 55.4% 44.6% 21.7% 39.8%
110 Santa Clara University 3.04 3.32 3.49 152 155 157 57.7% 6.4 27.9% 64.0% CA 76.9% 58.3% 263,005 56.4% 43.6% 44.1% 54.4%
111 Samford U. (Cumberland) 3.1 3.31 3.57 149 151 154 74.1% 9.8 40.6% 68.1% AL 76.3% 69.6% 327,072 67.9% 32.1% 12.5% 19.1%
112 Rutgers Law School (SUNJ) 3.08 3.36 3.6 153 155 158 48.8% 5.4 60.8% 82.9% NJ 76.4% 69.9% 1,258,294 62.8% 37.2% 16.0% 39.6%
113 Roger Williams University 3.0 3.28 3.51 145 148 151 69.3% 7.8 N/A 63.9% RI 78.0% 77.3% 290,798 55.3% 44.7% 8.5% 34.4%
114 Regent University 3.27 3.55 3.73 150 154 158 43.3% 7.9 29.5% 71.8% VA 94.1% 75.5% 417,074 70.7% 29.3% 14.6% 24.3%
115 Quinnipiac University 3.12 3.47 3.67 149 152 154 64.5% 6.0 39.3% 72.6% CT 82.3% 76.4% 450,346 62.2% 37.8% 6.1% 23.6%
116 Pepperdine University 3.35 3.63 3.79 155 160 161 36.3% 6.4 34.1% 75.3% CA 63.8% 58.3% 386,296 68.3% 31.7% 15.1% 42.0%
117 Penn State U. (University Park) 3.32 3.58 3.74 155 159 160 35.1% 8.2 55.3% 78.1% PA 92.6% 79.6% 455,918 63.3% 36.7% 15.0% 25.7%
118 Penn State U. (Dickinson) 3.21 3.43 3.66 158 160 162 43.4% 6.0 45.9% 78.7% PA 92.1% 79.6% 549,027 49.0% 51.0% 19.6% 30.9%
119 Pace University 2.99 3.3 3.53 149 151 153 50.3% 7.6 43.5% 84.7% NY 75.8% 75.7% 364,191 54.5% 45.5% 12.4% 32.4%
120 Oklahoma City University 2.87 3.2 3.55 146 149 152 63.4% 12.0 N/A 74.8% OK 76.7% 86.9% 169,965 66.7% 33.3% 13.0% 41.9%
121 Ohio State University (Moritz) 3.55 3.75 3.91 157 161 163 36.1% 7.2 62.4% 86.1% OH 87.1% 75.4% 721,005 64.3% 35.7% 13.9% 28.4%
122 Ohio Northern University 3.08 3.52 3.72 147 151 152 42.2% 6.1 N/A 76.9% OH 87.0% 75.4% 459,494 53.1% 46.9% 9.4% 23.1%
123 Nova Southeastern U. 2.79 3.11 3.34 148 150 153 47.0% 8.1 23.0% 62.4% FL 68.8% 67.9% 755,644 55.7% 44.3% 23.7% 56.4%
124 Northwestern University 3.58 3.84 3.9 164 169 170 19.3% 3.6 85.9% 91.9% IL 93.5% 79.0% 827,547 63.7% 36.3% 10.4% 43.0%
125 Northern Kentucky U. 2.95 3.25 3.53 147 150 153 68.0% 11.0 N/A 61.3% KY 61.4% 75.4% 339,162 74.2% 25.8% 9.1% 13.2%
126 Northern Illinois University 2.75 3.09 3.44 148 149 152 53.4% 7.3 N/A 75.7% IL 78.3% 79.0% 266,103 51.1% 48.9% 17.8% 31.5%
127 Northeastern University 3.37 3.6 3.79 156 161 163 41.5% 9.0 45.1% 79.6% MA 90.1% 77.3% 265,391 43.2% 56.8% 15.8% 43.1%
128 North Carolina Central U. 3.07 3.26 3.5 144 146 150 40.9% 7.1 16.2% 42.8% NC 67.2% 65.3% 380,920 42.3% 57.7% 52.6% 64.7%
129 New York University 3.61 3.79 3.9 167 170 172 23.6% 5.3 89.7% 90.9% NY 97.5% 75.7% 1,059,572 68.2% 31.8% 14.3% 41.6%
130 New York Law School 3.13 3.36 3.58 150 153 155 52.4% 9.3 48.1% 74.3% NY 59.5% 75.7% 574,810 57.2% 42.8% 11.7% 40.2%
131 New England Sch. of Law 2.82 3.16 3.43 147 150 153 68.3% N/A N/A 54.7% MA 74.3% 77.3% 321,654 N/A N/A N/A 32.3%
132 Mitchell Hamline N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A MN N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
133 Mississippi College 2.7 3.05 3.52 145 148 151 62.5% 8.4 55.7% 55.7% MS 57.1% 64.0% 403,959 56.3% 43.7% 16.9% 39.3%
134 Michigan State University 3.24 3.52 3.73 152 154 157 59.4% 8.7 42.4% 76.6% MI 82.7% 75.1% 300,418 59.7% 40.3% 11.6% 29.5%
135 Mercer University (GA) 2.98 3.31 3.58 149 152 154 55.8% 9.0 44.0% 72.0% GA 79.4% 71.8% 322,610 68.1% 31.9% 8.3% 25.6%
136 Marquette University 3.16 3.42 3.61 150 154 156 48.1% 8.0 47.6% 77.0% WI 100.0% 77.1% 417,279 62.5% 37.5% 8.3% 21.1%
137 Loyola U. New Orleans 2.89 3.14 3.48 148 152 155 59.6% 7.3 23.0% 60.7% LA 85.4% 76.6% 821,560 60.4% 39.6% 19.8% 39.5%
138 Loyola U. Chicago 3.18 3.43 3.6 154 157 160 45.8% 6.1 41.4% 77.5% IL 77.8% 79.0% 403,787 52.6% 47.4% 11.0% 32.6%
139 Loyola Law School 3.37 3.58 3.72 157 160 162 36.3% 8.8 39.5% 78.6% CA 74.2% 58.3% 572,322 60.1% 39.9% 28.2% 46.2%
140 Louisiana State-Baton Rouge 3.16 3.46 3.73 150 154 157 61.5% 10.6 46.7% 83.0% LA 80.7% 76.6% 859,586 77.1% 22.9% 8.4% 22.0%
141 Lincoln Memorial U. 2.73 3.07 3.51 147 149 152 48.0% 10.9 76.5% 76.5% TN 72.2% 74.4% 8,694 65.6% 34.4% 15.6% 23.4%
142 Liberty University 3.08 3.36 3.68 149 152 156 58.8% 5.6 29.3% 69.0% VA 84.2% 75.5% 285,322 74.4% 25.6% 23.1% 24.2%
143 Lewis & Clark (Northwestern) 3.08 3.37 3.67 155 158 161 55.0% 6.7 27.3% 65.6% OR 83.8% 81.8% 497,928 59.7% 40.3% 13.2% 29.5%
144 John Marshall 2.8 3.2 3.5 146 149 152 65.0% 8.0 43.5% 71.6% IL 71.2% 79.0% 255,725 61.0% 39.0% 19.5% 42.7%
145 Indiana U.-Indianapolis 3.14 3.45 3.66 149 153 156 59.6% 6.3 33.5% 77.0% IN 69.3% 72.9% 231,044 54.3% 45.7% 9.3% 21.4%
146 Indiana U.-Bloomington 3.49 3.72 3.88 157 162 163 39.1% 6.0 61.0% 79.7% IN 87.5% 72.9% 800,168 65.1% 34.9% 12.7% 32.2%
147 Illinois Inst. of Tech. (Kent) 3.09 3.44 3.64 151 157 160 49.3% 7.0 43.5% 75.8% IL 79.1% 79.0% 500,761 73.9% 26.1% 13.0% 39.1%
148 Howard University 3.01 3.24 3.54 149 151 155 35.3% 8.1 61.2% 69.9% DC 93.1% 75.7% 598,792 49.4% 50.6% 82.3% 98.8%
149 Hofstra University 3.11 3.42 3.67 148 153 155 48.1% 7.5 48.9% 81.0% NY 68.2% 75.7% 559,291 61.5% 38.5% 9.8% 37.3%
150 Harvard University 3.8 3.9 3.97 170 173 175 12.9% 7.6 90.5% 92.1% MA 97.2% 75.7% 3,018,822 66.9% 33.1% 16.9% 49.6%

About the 2020 Raw Data Law School Rankings Report

ILRG's 2020 Raw Data Law School Rankings Report was released in spring 2019.

GPA & LSAT

References to the lowest, median, and highest GPA and LSAT scores, including all data under the headings "GPA Low", "GPA Median", "GPA High", "LSAT Low", "LSAT Median" and "LSAT High" reflect those of the 25th, 50th, and 75th percentile, respectively, among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students in fall 2018

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 2018.

State & Bar Passage Rates

The bar passage rates reflect those among first-time test takers for the summer 2017 and winter 2018 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 2017 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.

Gender, Race & Ethnicity

The data shown under "Male Fac." and "Fem. Fac." indicate the percentage of the faculty that are male and female, respectively.

The data shown under "Min. Fac." and "Min. Stu." indicate the percentage of the faculty and students that are racial or ethnic minority (Hispanics of any race, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, multiracial, non-resident alien, or unknown race).


Source: 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.

Next Release: Our 2021 report is slated for publication in spring 2020.


Historical Data

Our previously published report for 2017 is available.