Law School Rank
Rank Overall score Peer assess- ment score (5.0 highest) Assessment score by lawyers/
judges (5.0 highest)
05' under- grad GPA 25th-75th percentile 05' LSAT score 25th-75th percentile '05 accept- ance rate '05 student/ faculty ratio '04 grads employed at graduation Employed 9 months after graduation Schools' bar passage rate in jurisdiction Jurisdiction's overall bar passage rate
 
1 100 4.9 4.9 3.79-3.95 168-175 6.2% 7.8 97.3% 98.9% 94.2%/NY 75%
 
2 92 4.8 4.8 3.80-3.96 167-172 7.8% 9.2 98.9% 98.9% 91.8%/CA 61%
 
3 91 4.9 4.8 3.68-3.92 170-176 11.5% 11.0 97.1% 99.5% 95.9%/NY 75%
 
4 86 4.7 4.6 3.50-3.80 168-173 14.6% 11.7 99.3% 99.3% 93.9%/NY 75%
 
4 86 4.6 4.5 3.60-3.89 168-172 21.0% 11.1 96.3% 99.4% 97.1%/NY 75%
 
6 81 4.7 4.6 3.46-3.80 168-172 14.7% 9.5 98.9% 99.5% 98.7%/IL 85%
 
7 79 4.4 4.4 3.43-3.85 166-171 12.5% 12.8 99.2% 99.2% 93.2%/NY 75%
 
8 78 4.5 4.5 3.67-3.90 164-169 10.3% 14.2 96.8% 99.8% 83.7%/CA 61%
 
8 78 4.6 4.5 3.45-3.78 166-169 19.5% 16.9 95.0% 99.1% 95.8%/NY 75%
 
8 78 4.5 4.6 3.53-3.83 167-171 20.2% 13.0 97.5% 98.9% 91.2%/VA 74%
 
11 77 4.2 4.3 3.54-3.86 165-169 21.4% 12.6 95.1% 100.0% 94.9%/NY 75%
 
12 76 4.1 4.1 3.46-3.78 167-171 16.7% 11.9 97.2% 99.1% 97.5%/IL 85%
 
13 74 4.2 4.1 3.50-3.80 165-168 20.6% 10.3 96.8% 98.4% 92.2%/NY 75%
 
14 73 4.2 4.3 3.42-3.80 167-170 19.3% 14.7 90.0% 98.2% 92.5%/NY 75%
 
15 71 4.0 3.9 3.51-3.82 162-169 16.1% 11.8 93.3% 99.7% 86.0%/CA 61%
 
16 69 4.1 4.1 3.41-3.83 161-168 18.7% 16.7 94.5% 97.6% 91.6%/TX 79%
 
17 68 3.8 3.5 3.51-3.78 164-167 20.3% 13.0 88.1% 99.0% 80.5%/CA 61%
 
17 68 3.8 4.0 3.52-3.85 163-167 23.0% 16.4 91.6% 97.1% 90.5%/TN 82%
 
19 63 3.5 3.8 3.45-3.80 163-166 19.2% 15.1 94.0% 98.1% 87.2%/NY 75%
 
19 63 3.6 3.7 3.30-3.78 162-167 28.2% 12.5 96.8% 98.6% 99.2%/MN 91%
 
19 63 3.5 3.7 3.20-3.70 161-167 25.3% 13.2 87.7% 98.8% 95.9%/MO 88%
 
22 62 3.4 3.5 3.48-3.77 163-166 24.5% 12.1 87.3% 99.3% 95.0%/MA 84%
 
22 62 3.5 3.8 3.39-3.77 158-163 38.8% 12.2 88.2% 98.7% 89.1%/IA 86%
 
22 62 3.3 3.7 3.28-3.78 163-167 18.2% 14.3 86.7% 98.3% 95.6%/IL 85%
 
22 62 3.4 3.8 3.25-3.79 163-167 21.1% 10.5 76.9% 91.2% 85.7%/VA 74%
 
26 61 3.4 3.8 3.28-3.63 161-165 29.1% 13.3 80.7% 98.7% 90.3%/GA 85%
 
27 59 3.3 3.7 3.44-3.79 161-166 20.3% 13.9 71.4% 97.1% 92.6%/MA 84%
 
27 59 3.3 3.6 3.31-3.80 160-165 22.4% 15.7 84.9% 96.2% 84.6%/VA 74%
 
27 59 3.4 3.7 3.04-3.66 162-167 15.2% 12.6 72.1% 99.5% 89.7%/IL 85%
 
27 59 3.6 3.9 3.47-3.84 158-164 15.3% 16.9 72.0% 90.2% 84.6%/NC 75%
 
27 59 3.2 3.3 3.51-3.84 159-165 21.5% 10.9 88.9% 99.4% 89.4%/WA 79%
 
32 58 3.2 3.3 3.37-3.76 164-167 21.4% 15.9 86.0% 98.4% 87.4%/NY 75%
 
32 58 3.5 3.5 3.30-3.77 158-163 23.5% 13.1 72.5% 97.3% 100.0%/WI 84%
 
34 57 2.8 3.3 3.52-3.86 161-166 27.0% 18.9 83.2% 98.7% 91.4%/UT 90%
 
34 57 3.4 3.6 3.46-3.79 158-164 23.3% 13.5 81.3% 91.5% 75.7%/CA 61%
 
34 57 3.1 3.4 3.28-3.80 158-164 23.3% 15.3 76.4% 98.9% 92.6%/GA 85%
 
37 56 2.8 3.2 3.15-3.83 158-166 15.1% 16.5 98.2% 99.6% 79.6%/VA 74%
 
37 56 3.2 3.7 3.03-3.72 158-164 38.1% 14.1 87.4% 95.6% 92.3%/IN 84%
 
39 55 3.2 3.6 3.33-3.72 158-164 27.6% 14.1 74.3% 96.7% 91.4%/OH 81%
 
39 55 3.0 3.5 3.17-3.62 162-166 23.6% 10.2 77.2% 92.1% 88.2%/NC 75%
 
41 54 3.2 3.5 3.40-3.86 157-164 23.6% 15.4 65.9% 96.0% 79.7%/FL 73%
 
42 53 2.9 3.1 3.35-3.76 158-164 16.1% 11.9 78.0% 97.1% 78.2%/MD 72%
 
43 52 2.9 3.1 3.20-3.66 160-163 24.0% 14.3 83.2% 97.2% 84.9%/MD 72%
 
43 52 2.6 3.2 3.31-3.86 155-164 22.7% 15.4 N/A 95.9% 87.5%/TX 79%
 
43 52 3.2 3.5 3.28-3.73 158-163 25.6% 18.8 75.4% 94.7% 69.9%/LA 67%
 
43 52 2.7 3.0 3.18-3.71 160-164 26.4% 10.3 64.2% 97.8% 96.7%/AL 81%
 
43 52 3.1 3.1 3.28-3.78 159-164 23.6% 12.7 71.2% 92.9% 84.0%/AZ 74%
 
43 52 3.3 3.7 3.38-3.69 160-164 23.8% 20.4 57.4% 91.7% 80.7%/CA 61%
 
43 52 3.0 3.3 3.43-3.82 160-164 25.5% 12.7 72.3% 89.7% 87.0%/CO 74%
 
50 51 2.9 3.1 3.23-3.63 159-163 17.1% 11.8 62.0% 96.4% 93.8%/CT 82%
 
51 49 2.3 2.9 3.51-3.92 161-165 21.3% 16.9 67.4% 97.8% 91.4%/TX 79%
 
51 49 2.8 3.1 3.13-3.57 157-161 25.3% 14.7 72.6% 98.1% 87.7%/OH 81%
 
53 48 2.9 3.0 3.10-3.69 154-161 27.3% 11.1 N/A 94.2% 75.3%/AZ 74%
 
53 48 2.7 2.7 3.19-3.72 162-166 23.5% 15.8 73.7% 97.1% 79.8%/NY 75%
 
53 48 2.8 2.9 3.21-3.67 158-161 22.5% 13.8 85.0% 98.9% 77.0%/FL 73%
 
53 48 2.5 2.9 3.29-3.83 156-162 36.7% 11.8 71.0% 96.3% 89.4%/OH 81%
 
57 47 2.8 2.8 3.46-3.81 158-162 30.5% 11.5 68.7% 90.9% 88.8%/UT 90%
 
58 46 2.6 2.8 3.15-3.64 161-164 25.4% 20.5 71.7% 98.4% 83.8%/NY 75%
 
58 46 2.6 3.1 3.09-3.61 160-163 29.1% 14.7 69.4% 95.6% 88.3%/PA 81%
 
60 45 2.7 2.6 3.29-3.70 159-163 26.4% 12.4 72.1% 92.0% 86.5%/IL 85%
 
60 45 2.7 3.1 3.31-3.74 156-160 32.1% 13.2 58.8% 92.7% 88.8%/MO 88%
 
60 45 2.8 2.8 3.12-3.63 157-161 28.6% 14.4 75.5% 96.7% 81.6%/PA 81%
 
60 45 2.7 2.8 3.36-3.86 155-161 19.9% 12.1 59.7% 85.4% 86.8%/TN 82%
 
60 45 2.6 2.8 3.30-3.66 161-163 31.6% 17.7 66.7% 97.6% 79.0%/PA 81%
 
65 44 2.5 2.9 3.05-3.50 160-163 23.4% 16.1 73.7% 97.2% 65.5%/CA 61%
 
65 44 2.5 2.9 3.10-3.65 159-163 13.9% 15.7 87.2% 92.8% 81.4%/NJ 80%
 
65 44 2.5 2.8 3.30-3.81 157-163 34.7% 16.3 64.0% 97.6% 82.9%/KY 78%
 
65 44 2.8 3.1 3.22-3.64 156-160 37.2% 19.6 73.4% 93.1% 82.2%/FL 73%
 
65 44 2.8 2.9 3.11-3.54 160-164 24.9% 14.3 65.8% 89.0% 70.9%/CA 61%
 
70 43 2.3 3.1 3.15-3.68 159-163 25.6% 16.8 77.7% 98.3% 91.6%/IL 85%
 
70 43 2.4 2.8 3.00-3.60 158-162 25.1% 14.9 92.1% 96.9% 82.2%/NJ 80%
 
70 43 2.4 2.7 3.10-3.60 155-162 24.0% 14.1 87.3% 96.9% 64.1%/CO 74%
 
70 43 2.7 2.4 3.22-3.73 157-162 25.1% 20.8 65.5% 95.6% 84.8%/TX 79%
 
70 43 2.6 3.3 3.27-3.77 154-160 26.5% 13.4 55.1% 88.5% 82.0%/KS 81%
 
70 43 2.4 3.1 3.30-3.83 153-159 40.7% 13.7 74.6% 91.7% 90.3%/NE 88%
 
70 43 2.8 3.2 3.17-3.66 156-160 37.3% 19.7 61.6% 91.6% 75.0%/OR 72%
 
77 42 2.5 3.1 3.32-3.76 152-158 30.2% 18.0 83.4% 93.8% 80.0%/IN 84%
 
77 42 2.3 3.1 3.04-3.65 158-164 37.8% 14.1 N/A 93.9% 68.3%/OR 72%
 
77 42 2.4 2.7 3.07-3.65 150-159 20.8% 11.4 72.5% 93.7% 80.5%/NM 82%
 
80 41 2.3 2.8 3.12-3.66 158-161 25.8% 17.9 80.7% 94.3% 83.6%/IL 85%
 
80 41 2.6 2.9 3.06-3.55 154-161 23.9% 15.4 79.0% 94.7% 72.8%/NJ 80%
 
80 41 2.3 2.8 3.18-3.72 158-163 31.2% 17.2 68.8% 93.4% 86.0%/NY 75%
 
80 41 2.4 3.1 3.35-3.77 154-160 39.8% 17.6 71.0% 93.1% 85.5%/MO 88%
 
80 41 2.5 2.7 3.15-3.64 152-157 36.3% 13.2 85.1% 95.0% 78.9%/NY 75%
 
80 41 2.4 3.1 3.32-3.76 154-160 26.3% 15.3 68.7% 88.4% 95.7%/OK 83%
 
80 41 2.2 3.1 3.10-3.54 160-163 26.4% 14.3 56.5% 92.6% 75.2%/VA 74%
 
87 40 2.3 2.9 3.23-3.77 154-159 27.8% 16.6 77.5% 91.3% 77.8%/LA 67%
 
87 40 2.0 3.0 3.02-3.67 153-158 30.2% 13.5 59.4% 98.4% 92.7%/GA 85%
 
87 40 2.3 2.5 3.10-3.58 159-163 26.6% 17.0 N/A 95.3% 81.7%/MA 84%
 
87 40 2.2 3.2 3.11-3.67 154-157 29.4% 13.8 68.8% 93.4% 78.2%/PA 81%
 
87 40 2.2 3.1 3.38-3.71 157-161 25.3% 19.8 57.5% 90.5% 74.1%/CA 61%
 
87 40 2.4 2.9 3.21-3.60 157-161 37.4% 18.5 74.1% 94.5% 67.9%/CA 61%
 
93 39 2.2 2.7 3.17-3.63 152-159 26.0% 15.6 59.7% 100.0% 79.6%/WA 79%
 
93 39 2.3 2.7 3.03-3.66 156-161 18.6% 13.6 68.4% 93.4% 76.0%/HI 77%
 
93 39 2.2 2.9 3.13-3.59 157-161 31.7% 16.7 N/A 95.0% 65.5%/CA 61%
 
93 39 1.9 2.4 2.98-3.76 155-162 18.8% 13.4 86.6% 92.3% 90.4%/OH 81%
 
97 38 2.3 2.8 3.16-3.66 156-161 21.2% 16.2 N/A 91.8% 92.2%/GA 85%
 
97 38 2.2 2.8 3.26-3.77 151-158 27.2% 16.9 72.5% 94.5% 89.8%/MS 90%
 
97 38 2.3 2.8 3.19-3.68 154-160 34.3% 17.8 59.2% 95.3% 87.0%/SC 84%
 
97 38 2.1 2.6 3.00-3.51 156-160 31.0% 16.1 N/A 96.1% 68.5%/CA 61%