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Law School Rankings by Median Salary

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No. Law School State Median Salary Private Median Salary Public
1 Whittier Law School CA $60,000 $56,000
2 Chapman University CA $68,750 $50,000
3 U. of San Francisco CA $76,500 $56,750
4 U. of California-Los Angeles CA $160,000 $46,000
5 Southwestern Univ. CA $60,000 $50,000
6 U. of Southern California CA $160,000 $24,000
7 U. of Nevada-Las Vegas NV $71,000 $59,500
8 Loyola Law School CA $71,500 $50,250
9 U. of the Pacific (McGeorge) CA $70,000 $56,000
10 Columbia University NY $160,000 $47,897
11 New England Sch. of Law MA $67,500 $50,707
12 California Western CA $65,000 $62,000
13 U. of Virginia VA $160,000 $57,000
14 Yale University CT $160,000 $58,964
15 Stanford University CA $160,000 $63,091
16 George Mason University VA $80,000 $57,292
17 U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor MI $160,000 $58,000
18 New York University NY $160,000 $55,839
19 U. of Chicago IL $160,000 $62,000
20 Pace University NY $60,000 $54,788
21 U. of San Diego CA $85,000 $57,000
22 George Washington U. DC $160,000 $58,000
23 Thomas Jefferson CA $60,000 $52,000
24 Southern Methodist Univ. TX $90,000 $56,900
25 Cornell University NY $160,000 $56,330
26 Santa Clara University CA $85,000 $59,150
27 U. of New Mexico NM $55,000 $48,773
28 Harvard University MA $160,000 $58,000
29 Georgetown University DC $160,000 $52,073
30 Vanderbilt University TN $130,908 $56,000
31 Brooklyn Law School NY $85,000 $59,250
32 St. Mary's University TX $65,500 $52,416
33 Cardozo-Yeshiva University NY $72,500 $52,500
34 Golden Gate University CA $64,180 $52,808
35 U. of Georgia GA $81,500 $50,700
36 Pepperdine University CA $70,000 $60,000
37 Catholic U. of America DC $80,000 $56,123
38 Indiana U.-Bloomington IN $95,000 $55,000
39 U. of California (Hastings) CA $88,000 $55,000
40 U. at Buffalo NY $65,000 $59,414
41 U. of Pennsylvania PA $160,000 $58,000
42 Ohio State University (Moritz) OH $70,000 $50,000
43 U. of California-Davis CA $90,000 $48,000
44 Emory University GA $120,000 $58,000
45 College of William and Mary VA $90,000 $54,000
46 Washington U. in St Louis MO $110,000 $51,000
47 Illinois Inst. of Tech. (Kent) IL $65,000 $41,000
48 U. of Houston TX $101,000 $51,594
49 Michigan State University MI $65,000 $50,000
50 Texas A&M University TX $60,000 $55,000
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