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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 Avg. Library
1 Yale University 3.86 3.98 171 176 9.7% 7.8 84.8% 86.1% NY 96.4% 72.7% 1,327,015
2 Stanford University 3.78 3.97 169 173 11.3% 7.3 90.9% 93.0% CA 86.8% 60.2% 479,676
3 Harvard University 3.75 3.96 170 175 17.9% 10.9 92.7% 94.4% NY 97.3% 72.7% 2,952,472
4 U. of Chicago 3.69 3.97 166 172 21.9% 8.6 94.8% 96.2% IL 97.3% 85.0% 699,631
5 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
6 Cornell University 3.62 3.82 164 168 30.6% 8.5 94.2% 96.3% NY 91.6% 72.7% 774,171
7 New York University 3.61 3.87 166 171 33.1% 8.4 96.5% 96.7% NY 95.7% 72.7% 1,064,472
8 U. of Virginia 3.59 3.94 163 170 20.2% 9.7 98.3% 96.6% NY 98.0% 72.7% 820,009
8 Columbia University 3.59 3.81 168 173 21.3% 6.1 93.6% 95.7% NY 92.4% 72.7% 1,304,713
10 Northwestern University 3.56 3.85 163 169 22.6% 6.5 79.0% 90.0% IL 92.4% 85.0% 829,974
10 Duke University 3.56 3.84 166 170 23.3% 9.1 86.5% 93.0% NY 94.3% 72.7% 704,033
12 U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor 3.54 3.87 164 169 28.0% 10.7 88.5% 93.3% NY 92.9% 72.7% 1,036,578
13 U. of Pennsylvania 3.52 3.95 163 170 18.8% 10.1 98.2% 97.8% NY 99.3% 72.7% 1,179,931
14 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
15 Vanderbilt University 3.5 3.83 161 168 38.1% 10.9 82.5% 87.1% TN 93.2% 72.2% 654,986
16 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
17 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
17 U. of Texas-Austin 3.48 3.86 162 169 21.9% 9.8 68.9% 86.9% TX 88.0% 77.1% 1,113,605
19 Georgetown University 3.47 3.85 161 168 28.1% 10.9 81.8% 87.2% NY 90.5% 72.7% 1,206,270
20 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
21 Emory University 3.45 3.88 156 166 32.0% 11.4 62.3% 89.9% GA 88.4% 80.2% 313,517
21 Brigham Young University 3.45 3.86 156 164 40.3% 12.3 56.5% 88.4% UT 84.9% 86.8% 484,197
23 Ohio State University (Moritz) 3.44 3.81 156 161 49.7% 10.1 46.7% 89.0% OH 92.6% 80.8% 730,110
23 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
25 U. of Washington 3.41 3.78 159 166 26.9% 7.6 46.5% 74.5% WA 84.3% 79.9% 693,642
25 Boston University 3.41 3.75 160 164 37.9% 10.6 57.7% 80.5% MA 95.4% 80.7% 1,104,392
27 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
27 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
29 Arizona State University 3.39 3.8 158 163 43.3% 9.8 65.2% 88.4% AZ 89.5% 73.5% 166,313
29 Boston College 3.39 3.65 158 163 45.3% 10.3 57.1% 83.9% MA 90.9% 80.7% 525,306
31 George Washington U. 3.38 3.8 158 166 39.7% 15.9 81.2% 89.2% NY 92.2% 72.7% 711,699
31 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
33 Wake Forest University 3.37 3.73 157 162 56.1% 10.9 37.4% 83.4% NC 78.0% 69.1% 409,137
34 U. of Georgia 3.36 3.83 156 164 33.0% 12.2 47.7% 77.9% GA 92.8% 80.2% 556,314
34 U. of Utah (SJ Quinney) 3.36 3.76 154 160 47.1% 6.8 39.8% 78.0% UT 91.3% 86.8% 297,660
36 Fordham University 3.35 3.69 160 165 35.1% 11.0 54.9% 74.3% NY 85.8% 72.7% 501,663
37 U. of Oklahoma 3.33 3.8 154 159 49.2% 13.6 47.6% 79.0% OK 90.7% 84.0% 381,792
38 Indiana U.-Bloomington 3.31 3.88 155 162 53.1% 8.3 48.0% 82.4% IN 94.0% 79.4% 781,887
38 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
38 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
41 Northeastern University 3.3 3.75 152 162 34.7% 12.6 18.1% 61.1% MA 80.4% 80.7% 263,737
42 U. of Alabama 3.29 3.93 156 164 36.7% 9.5 49.7% 85.4% AL 94.8% 78.8% 667,297
42 U. of Houston 3.29 3.71 155 161 38.3% 9.7 56.3% 83.6% TX 86.0% 77.1% 575,996
42 Temple University (Beasley) 3.29 3.69 155 162 43.1% 9.0 46.8% 71.4% PA 84.1% 80.8% 629,258
45 U. of Colorado-Boulder 3.28 3.77 157 163 46.3% 9.9 50.3% 78.8% CO 82.4% 78.3% 784,534
45 Baylor University 3.28 3.72 158 162 29.0% 12.9 36.8% 73.5% TX 90.8% 77.1% 252,235
45 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
45 Loyola Law School 3.28 3.65 156 161 44.7% 12.8 36.6% 71.0% CA 81.7% 60.2% 586,693
45 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
50 U. of Wisconsin-Madison 3.27 3.76 155 162 48.8% 8.2 45.8% 79.7% WI 100.0% 80.7% 638,337

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.