Law School Rankings by Tuition

The following table ranks the top 50 American law schools based upon data presented in the U. S. News & World Report law school rankings. The inclusion of the USN&WR data by the ILRG is intended solely as a public service and does not constitute an endorsement of the study's methodology.

No. School Name ST Tuition
Per Year
In-State
Tuition
Per Year
USN&WR
Rank
1. BYU UT 4,600 32
2. U. of Georgia GA 8,237 2,955 27
3. U. of Houston TX 8,838 4,963 46
4. U. of Tenn. - Knoxville TN 8,958 3,564 47
5. U. of Arizona AZ 9,978 3,950 50
6. U. of Utah UT 10,116 4,516 36
7. U. of Florida FL 10,776 3,396 40
8. U. of Texas TX 11,360 5,340 18
9. U. of Washington WA 11,893 4,789 23
10. Rutgers - Newark NJ 12,243 8,488 42
11. UNC - Chapel Hill NC 12,397 2,243 34
12. U. of Iowa IA 12,876 4,660 33
13. Ind. U. at Bloom. IN 12,990 4,926 37
14. U. of Wisconsin - Mad. WI 13,488 5,211 43
15. Ohio State OH 13,980 5,860 48
16. U. of Minnesota MN 14,124 8,228 21
17. U. of IL - Urbana IL 14,136 5,000 19
18. U CO at Boulder CO 14,630 4,394 39
19. Washington and Lee VA 15,471 20
20. UC Hastings CA 15,874 8,175 45
21. William & Mary VA 16,324 6,074 30
22. UCLA CA 16,481 8,782 17
23. UC Davis CA 16,495 8,796 41
24. UC Berkeley CA 16,499 8,800 12
25. Wake Forest NC 16,600 35
26. Villanova PA 17,200 50
27. Case Western OH 18,300 44
28. Notre Dame IN 18,420 25
29. U. of Virginia VA 18,694 10,290 9
30. Washington Univ. MO 19,380 31
31. Emory GA 19,600 23
32. Boston U MA 19,676 29
33. Vanderbilt TN 19,750 16
34. Northwestern IL 20,128 14
35. Boston College MA 20,180 26
36. Fordham NY 20,499 28
37. Harvard MA 20,500 2
38. U. of Pennsylvania PA 20,664 8
39. George Washington DC 21,092 22
40. Cornell NY 21,135 11
41. U CT CT 21,194 10,136 38
42. Duke NC 21,200 10
43. Georgetown DC 21,280 12
44. Tulane LA 21,286 49
45. U of Chicago IL 21,528 4
46. USC CA 21,566 15
47. Yale CT 21,660 1
48. U. of MI - Ann Arbor MI 22,020 15,820 7
49. NYU NY 22,144 6
50. Stanford CA 22,350 3
51. Columbia NY 23,178 5