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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 $69,526 for academic year 2021-2022. The average acceptance rate is 12.36% and the average number of law school student is 1,215. The submitted LSAT score of the schools is 171 and average GPA is 3.86.
Best Law Schools Comparison
RankNameLaw School Tuition & FeesLSAT ScoresGPAAcceptance RateLaw School PopulationBar Exam Pass Rate
1 Yale Law SchoolPrivate (not-for-profit)New Haven, CT $71,425 174 3.94 4.12% 734 Students 98.91%
2 Harvard Law SchoolPrivate (not-for-profit)Cambridge, MA $71,734 174 3.92 6.90% 1,907 Students 98.91%
3 Stanford Law SchoolPrivate (not-for-profit)Stanford, CA $68,997 172 3.91 6.28% 613 Students 98.22%
4 Columbia Law SchoolPrivate (not-for-profit)New York, NY $76,088 174 3.84 11.42% 1,520 Students 96.36%
5 University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolPrivate (not-for-profit)Philadelphia, PA $73,008 171 3.90 9.39% 1,023 Students 95.30%
6 University of Virginia School of LawPublicCharlottesville, VA $71,500
($68,500 Residents)
171 3.91 9.66% 936 Students 98.35%
7 University of Michigan Law SchoolPublicAnn Arbor, MI $67,098
($64,098 Residents)
171 3.84 10.65% 1,012 Students 93.65%
8 University of Chicago Law SchoolPrivate (not-for-profit)Chicago, IL $73,185 172 3.91 11.91% 669 Students 97.86%
9 Georgetown University Law CenterPrivate (not-for-profit)Washington, DC $71,996 171 3.85 12.88% 2,712 Students 94.61%
10 New York University School of LawPrivate (not-for-profit)New York, NY $73,414 172 3.86 14.52% 2,430 Students 98.00%
11 Northwestern University School of LawPrivate (not-for-profit)Evanston, IL $69,650 171 3.86 13.91% 1,181 Students 96.03%
12 Cornell Law SchoolPrivate (not-for-profit)Ithaca, NY $74,184 171 3.86 15.41% 737 Students 95.72%
13 Duke University School of LawPrivate (not-for-profit)Durham, NC $72,632 170 3.82 14.45% 848 Students 97.46%
14 Berkeley School of LawPublicBerkeley, CA $67,781
($59,237 Residents)
169 3.83 13.66% 1,235 Students 96.67%
15 Gould School of LawPrivate (not-for-profit)Los Angeles, CA $74,173 168 3.82 12.96% 1,414 Students 92.13%
16 Vanderbilt University Law SchoolPrivate (not-for-profit)Nashville, TN $67,396 169 3.89 14.25% 552 Students 92.55%
17 Los Angeles School of LawPublicLos Angeles, CA $64,426
($53,920 Residents)
170 3.82 15.43% 1,184 Students 96.55%
18 Washington University School of LawPrivate (not-for-profit)Saint Louis, MO $65,204 170 3.93 15.88% 1,511 Students 94.12%
19 University of Texas School of LawPublicAustin, TX $54,096
($36,429 Residents)
169 3.80 15.24% 1,015 Students 95.05%
20 Boston University School of LawPrivate (not-for-profit)Boston, MA $62,534 169 3.77 18.33% 1,061 Students 94.50%
Average $69,526
($67,390 Residents)
171 3.864 12.36% 1,215 Students 96.0475%
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