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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
-49 Thomas Jefferson 2.49 3.12 141 149 82.6% 15.9 11.9% 41.0% CA 44.7% 60.2% 267,694
-48 Southern University 2.53 3.16 141 147 69.4% 15.0 N/A 57.6% LA 55.8% 69.3% 471,839
-47 Charlotte School of Law 2.51 3.17 140 145 65.0% 0.0 N/A 51.3% NC 57.0% 69.1% N/A
-46 Western Michigan (Cooley) 2.51 3.19 138 147 87.7% 0.0 N/A 44.1% MI 61.5% 72.5% 724,364
-45 Charleston School of Law 2.59 3.21 143 149 79.4% 17.5 N/A 62.7% SC 69.2% 73.4% 32,799
-44 Whittier Law School 2.59 3.24 146 151 62.9% 11.8 N/A 43.8% CA 45.9% 60.2% 698,070
-43 Atlanta's John Marshall Law 2.7 3.26 145 150 57.5% 0.0 N/A 66.3% GA 62.3% 80.2% N/A
-43 Florida A&M University 2.72 3.26 144 149 55.2% 0.0 N/A 43.1% FL 73.2% 72.1% N/A
-41 Valparaiso University 2.63 3.27 142 148 66.3% 11.6 N/A 58.7% IN 60.9% 79.4% 378,681
-40 Golden Gate University 2.72 3.28 145 151 66.4% 11.0 N/A 31.7% CA 45.1% 60.2% 348,189
-39 Barry University 2.64 3.29 144 150 60.7% 0.0 N/A 56.9% FL 62.2% 72.1% 964,575
-38 Florida Coastal 2.54 3.3 141 148 71.4% 19.3 N/A 45.2% FL 60.8% 72.1% 139,335
-38 St. Thomas University 2.71 3.3 145 151 59.4% 0.0 N/A 50.9% FL 67.4% 72.1% N/A
-38 Western State University 2.78 3.3 146 151 63.3% 20.4 N/A 44.7% CA 62.7% 60.2% 50,477
-35 Touro College (Fuchsberg) 2.77 3.31 145 149 61.0% 0.0 N/A 64.3% NY 65.3% 72.7% 456,451
-34 U. of the District of Columbia 2.65 3.32 145 151 30.0% 11.5 N/A 44.7% MD 52.2% 76.2% 225,909
-34 Southern Illinois-Carbondale 2.66 3.32 145 152 78.6% 13.5 22.9% 70.5% IL 85.5% 85.0% 434,479
-32 Mississippi College 2.73 3.33 142 150 85.2% 12.9 22.3% 61.7% MS 45.8% 86.7% 400,913
-32 Nova Southeastern U. 2.79 3.33 146 151 53.5% 13.7 22.9% 67.1% FL 70.4% 72.1% 283,566
-30 Arizona Summit Law School 2.54 3.34 140 148 73.4% 0.0 N/A 60.1% AZ 54.7% 73.5% N/A
-30 Northern Illinois University 2.77 3.34 145 150 64.6% 9.9 N/A 73.7% IL 84.9% 85.0% 243,415
-30 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
-30 U. of Detroit Mercy 2.85 3.34 147 155 61.2% 13.2 N/A 46.4% MI 67.2% 72.5% 379,046
-26 John Marshall 2.75 3.36 145 151 73.2% 17.3 37.0% 69.7% IL 84.5% 85.0% 264,174
-25 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
-24 U. of San Francisco 2.85 3.38 149 154 61.4% 12.5 22.8% 46.7% CA 62.1% 60.2% 280,268
-23 Ave Maria School of Law 2.71 3.39 142 153 57.2% 13.9 9.1% 45.5% FL 54.4% 72.1% 82,110
-23 Widener (Commonwealth) 2.82 3.39 145 151 67.4% 9.3 20.4% 67.3% PA 81.1% 80.8% 195,454
-23 Southwestern Univ. 2.91 3.39 149 154 59.4% 12.9 27.5% 55.9% CA 56.1% 60.2% 535,739
-20 Appalachian School of Law 2.78 3.41 142 150 40.2% 0.0 N/A 42.1% VA 33.3% 72.3% N/A
-20 California Western 2.87 3.41 147 153 69.8% 12.3 N/A 56.6% CA 71.4% 60.2% 370,191
-20 U. of Memphis 2.89 3.41 149 156 60.3% 12.2 22.1% 61.8% TN 71.9% 72.2% 272,495
-20 Northern Kentucky U. 2.9 3.41 144 152 82.5% 12.3 N/A 68.6% OH 79.4% 80.8% 345,639
-20 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
-20 Santa Clara University 3.06 3.41 153 157 60.6% 10.1 23.4% 47.9% CA 60.7% 60.2% 379,058
-14 Elon University 2.8 3.42 145 150 47.0% 10.5 20.2% 52.9% NC 66.7% 69.1% 194,316
-14 Marquette University 2.89 3.42 150 155 77.0% 17.0 36.0% 67.8% WI 99.5% 80.7% 412,226
-14 U. of the Pacific (McGeorge) 2.9 3.42 148 154 72.3% 13.6 26.7% 59.4% CA 63.4% 60.2% 511,707
-11 U. of Dayton 2.84 3.43 144 151 57.6% 14.2 27.9% 72.9% OH 66.2% 80.8% 193,670
-10 Faulkner University (Jones) 2.68 3.44 142 149 69.6% 0.0 N/A 68.7% AL 69.0% 78.8% N/A
-10 Widener (Delaware) 2.74 3.44 147 151 64.0% 8.7 25.4% 54.7% PA 70.4% 80.8% 378,623
-10 Texas Southern University 2.8 3.44 141 146 55.3% 0.0 N/A 46.0% TX 63.3% 77.1% N/A
-10 Willamette University 2.8 3.44 150 157 66.6% 11.1 36.1% 73.8% OR 65.6% 73.2% 296,844
-10 U. of Idaho 2.94 3.44 147 155 66.2% 9.9 N/A 75.6% ID 65.8% 73.2% 390,067
-5 Capital University 2.81 3.45 144 152 76.4% 12.1 17.5% 46.3% OH 84.7% 80.8% 264,662
-5 Western New England 2.84 3.45 143 152 69.4% 0.0 N/A 55.1% MA 73.3% 80.7% N/A
-5 U. of North Dakota 2.9 3.45 145 152 68.0% 11.9 N/A 64.5% ND 56.0% 64.9% 279,848
-5 Catholic U. of America 2.93 3.45 150 156 55.2% 9.7 40.2% 70.9% MD 69.7% 76.2% 468,302
-1 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
-1 Chapman University 3.08 3.47 152 158 47.2% 10.3 26.8% 55.1% CA 74.8% 60.2% 310,807

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.