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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
51 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
52 Howard University 3.0 3.55 148 153 42.9% 11.4 47.8% 66.4% NY 81.3% 72.7% 612,337
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
54 Indiana U.-Bloomington 3.31 3.88 155 162 53.1% 8.3 48.0% 82.4% IN 94.0% 79.4% 781,887
55 Indiana U.-Indianapolis 3.03 3.55 148 156 69.7% 15.6 39.4% 76.0% IN 79.1% 79.4% 475,431
56 John Marshall 2.75 3.36 145 151 73.2% 17.3 37.0% 69.7% IL 84.5% 85.0% 264,174
57 Lewis & Clark (Northwestern) 3.08 3.59 154 161 58.8% 10.3 29.9% 64.1% OR 80.6% 73.2% 512,435
58 Liberty University 2.98 3.76 150 157 49.6% 8.0 23.7% 56.6% VA 52.8% 72.3% 320,298
59 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
60 Loyola Law School 3.28 3.65 156 161 44.7% 12.8 36.6% 71.0% CA 81.7% 60.2% 586,693
61 Loyola U. Chicago 3.07 3.55 155 160 54.0% 10.3 32.1% 71.8% IL 83.5% 85.0% 401,712
62 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
63 Marquette University 2.89 3.42 150 155 77.0% 17.0 36.0% 67.8% WI 99.5% 80.7% 412,226
64 Mercer University (GA) 3.06 3.48 150 154 50.2% 12.5 39.9% 74.1% GA 80.2% 80.2% 318,665
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
66 Mississippi College 2.73 3.33 142 150 85.2% 12.9 22.3% 61.7% MS 45.8% 86.7% 400,913
67 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
68 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
69 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
70 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
71 Northeastern University 3.3 3.75 152 162 34.7% 12.6 18.1% 61.1% MA 80.4% 80.7% 263,737
72 Northern Illinois University 2.77 3.34 145 150 64.6% 9.9 N/A 73.7% IL 84.9% 85.0% 243,415
73 Northern Kentucky U. 2.9 3.41 144 152 82.5% 12.3 N/A 68.6% OH 79.4% 80.8% 345,639
74 Northwestern University 3.56 3.85 163 169 22.6% 6.5 79.0% 90.0% IL 92.4% 85.0% 829,974
75 Nova Southeastern U. 2.79 3.33 146 151 53.5% 13.7 22.9% 67.1% FL 70.4% 72.1% 283,566
76 Ohio Northern University 3.0 3.5 144 152 49.6% 11.1 N/A 58.5% OH 75.6% 80.8% 449,802
77 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
78 Oklahoma City University 2.79 3.53 146 151 72.1% 14.3 N/A 87.0% OK 78.3% 84.0% 169,304
79 Pace University 2.88 3.48 147 153 63.3% 11.4 N/A 68.7% NY 70.1% 72.7% 395,254
80 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
81 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
82 Pepperdine University 3.24 3.71 154 161 48.7% 11.8 34.3% 59.6% CA 78.9% 60.2% 411,526
83 Quinnipiac University 3.09 3.55 149 155 63.0% 10.6 23.0% 58.4% CT 88.1% 85.5% 444,700
84 Regent University 3.0 3.55 149 154 54.7% 11.7 22.1% 63.1% VA 75.0% 72.3% 430,180
85 Roger Williams University 2.83 3.48 145 152 80.1% 14.1 N/A 54.9% MA 80.2% 80.7% 298,688
86 Rutgers Law School (SUNJ) 2.96 3.54 153 158 48.8% 12.6 53.3% 71.1% NJ 80.1% 75.8% 1,241,309
87 Samford U. (Cumberland) 2.98 3.53 148 153 65.1% 16.3 23.5% 63.2% AL 84.3% 78.8% 310,374
88 Santa Clara University 3.06 3.41 153 157 60.6% 10.1 23.4% 47.9% CA 60.7% 60.2% 379,058
89 Seattle University 2.99 3.49 151 157 58.3% 11.5 N/A 58.3% WA 75.3% 79.9% 407,354
90 Seton Hall University 3.12 3.68 153 159 48.6% 10.4 61.8% 83.5% NJ 83.0% 75.8% 458,682
91 Southern Illinois-Carbondale 2.66 3.32 145 152 78.6% 13.5 22.9% 70.5% IL 85.5% 85.0% 434,479
92 Southern Methodist Univ. 3.27 3.75 156 163 46.9% 13.9 55.1% 82.7% TX 84.1% 77.1% 666,019
93 Southern University 2.53 3.16 141 147 69.4% 15.0 N/A 57.6% LA 55.8% 69.3% 471,839
94 Southwestern Univ. 2.91 3.39 149 154 59.4% 12.9 27.5% 55.9% CA 56.1% 60.2% 535,739
95 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
96 St. Louis University 3.17 3.66 152 158 66.3% 10.8 44.9% 78.3% MO 84.1% 87.4% 665,565
97 St. Mary's University 2.57 3.37 149 154 66.3% 14.8 N/A 69.4% TX 69.7% 77.1% 412,711
98 St. Thomas University 2.71 3.3 145 151 59.4% 0.0 N/A 50.9% FL 67.4% 72.1% N/A
99 Stanford University 3.78 3.97 169 173 11.3% 7.3 90.9% 93.0% CA 86.8% 60.2% 479,676
100 Stetson University 3.0 3.59 152 156 51.1% 12.4 27.4% 74.9% FL 79.9% 72.1% 396,694

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.