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Best Law School Comparison - LSAT, GPA, Acceptance Rate, and Tuition

Next table shows the top 20 best law schools in United States. The ranking is mainly based on LSAT, GPA, and acceptance rate along with tuition, bar exam pass rate, and enrollment history. The average law school tuition & fees of the best law schools is $63,598 for academic year 2020-2021. The average acceptance rate is 17.75% and the average number of law school student is 1,191. The submitted LSAT score of the schools is 169 and average GPA is 3.82.
Best Law Schools Comparison
RankNameLaw School Tuition & FeesLSAT ScoresGPAAcceptance RateLaw School PopulationBar Exam Pass Rate
1 Yale Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsNew Haven, CT $66,128 173 3.93 8.22% 724 Students 96.26%
2 Stanford Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsStanford, CA $62,847 171 3.91 9.72% 668 Students 95.32%
3 Harvard Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsCambridge, MA $67,081 173 3.89 12.49% 1,993 Students 98.93%
4 Columbia Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsNew York, NY $72,360 172 3.8 15.86% 1,571 Students 95.11%
5 University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsPhiladelphia, PA $68,606 170 3.89 14.51% 973 Students 97.07%
6 University of Virginia School of LawPublic, 4 yearsCharlottesville, VA $66,200
($63,200 Residents)
170 3.9 14.69% 1,012 Students 95.79%
7 University of Michigan Law SchoolPublic, 4 yearsAnn Arbor, MI $64,854
($61,854 Residents)
169 3.81 16.63% 1,080 Students 95.39%
8 University of Chicago Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $67,899 170 3.9 18.61% 711 Students 96.45%
9 Northwestern University School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsEvanston, IL $66,806 169 3.85 18.01% 1,148 Students 91.97%
10 University of Texas School of LawPublic, 4 yearsAustin, TX $51,774
($34,868 Residents)
168 3.72 17.53% 1,025 Students 93.29%
11 Duke University School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsDurham, NC $67,318 169 3.78 18.91% 898 Students 97.7%
12 Georgetown University Law CenterPrivate, 4 yearsWashington, DC $64,548 168 3.78 19.54% 2,795 Students 92.67%
13 New York University School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsNew York, NY $68,712 170 3.8 21.60% 2,190 Students 95.96%
14 Berkeley School of LawPublic, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $55,316
($51,987 Residents)
168 3.81 19.68% 1,280 Students 90.37%
15 Gould School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $67,191 166 3.8 17.69% 1,295 Students 87.73%
16 Cornell Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsIthaca, NY $68,270 168 3.81 21.33% 753 Students 93.79%
17 Los Angeles School of LawPublic, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $53,152
($47,089 Residents)
168 3.79 22.41% 1,181 Students 89.46%
18 Vanderbilt University Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $60,050 167 3.8 21.91% 615 Students 94.15%
19 Washington University School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsSaint Louis, MO $59,300 169 3.83 24.82% 1,383 Students 89.13%
20 Irvine School of LawPublic, 4 yearsIrvine, CA $53,548
($47,485 Residents)
165 3.59 20.81% 532 Students 81.49%
Average $63,598
($61,680 Residents)
169 3.8195 17.75% 1,191 Students 93.4015%
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