Top International Law Schools in the U.S.

By | April 20, 2019
Ranking School and Information
1 New York University (New York, NY)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $48,950 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 1,464
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 170-174
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.57-3.85
Acceptance rate: 24.2%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.5
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 96.6%
2 Columbia University (New York, NY)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $52,902 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 1,331
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 170-175
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.6-3.82
Acceptance rate: 15.8%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.6
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 96.5%
3 Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $46,865 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 1,671
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 167-171
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.44-3.8
Acceptance rate: 26.6%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.5
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 96.0%
4 Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $48,786 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 1,679
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 171-176
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.78-3.97
Acceptance rate: 13.3%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.8
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 94.6%
5 Yale University (New Haven, CT)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $52,525 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 638
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 170-177
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.83-3.96
Acceptance rate: 7.9%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.7
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 91.8%
6 American University (Washington) (Washington, DC)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $45,096 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 1,239
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 159-163
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.22-3.59
Acceptance rate: 27.6%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 3.4
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 83.6%
7 George Washington University (Washington, DC)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $45,750 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 1,430
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 161-168
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.43-3.9
Acceptance rate: 27.2%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 3.9
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 94.3%
8 University of California: Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
Tuition & Fees: In-state, full-time: $50,163 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $54,370 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 869
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 164-169
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.62-3.88
Acceptance rate: 12.7%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.4
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 93.6%
9 University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
Tuition & Fees: In-state, full-time: $46,830 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $49,740 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 1,149
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 167-170
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.59-3.87
Acceptance rate: 21.4%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.6
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 92.2%
10 University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
Tuition & Fees: In-state, full-time: $44,600 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $49,600 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 1,093
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 165-171
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.49-3.94
Acceptance rate: 9.3%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.6
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 98.1%
11 Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $42,564 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 600
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 153-160
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.22-3.67
Acceptance rate: 46.5%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 3.2
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 86.1%
12 Duke University (Durham, NC)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $49,617 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 644
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 167-171
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.62-3.84
Acceptance rate: 15.3%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.4
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 94.8%
13 Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $49,179 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 571
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 167-172
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.72-3.93
Acceptance rate: 9.8%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.7
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 97.1%
14 Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $53,150 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 612
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 166-169
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.5-3.77
Acceptance rate: 20.7%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.4
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 96.9%
15 Temple University (Beasley) (Philadelphia, PA)
Tuition & Fees: In-state, full-time: $19,788 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $32,718 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 722
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 158-163
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.16-3.56
Acceptance rate: 38.0%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 3.1
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 92.2%
16 University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $39,848 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 1,290
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 156-160
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.19-3.57
Acceptance rate: 47.0%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 3.3
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 83.5%
17 Northwestern University (Chicago, IL)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $51,920 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 801
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 165-171
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.35-3.85
Acceptance rate: 19.0%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.4
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 94.0%
18 University of California: Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
Tuition & Fees: In-state, full-time: $44,922 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $54,767 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 987
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 164-169
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.55-3.88
Acceptance rate: 20.1%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.1
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 93.1%
19 University of Minnesota: Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
Tuition & Fees: In-state, full-time: $34,817 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $43,385 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 752
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 157-167
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.41-3.9
Acceptance rate: 24.8%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.0
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 91.9%
20 University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $50,718 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 805
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 166-171
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.58-3.93
Acceptance rate: 17.4%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 4.5
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 96.0%
21 University of the Pacific (McGeorge) (Sacramento, CA)
Tuition & Fees: Full-time: $41,320 per year
Acceptance rate: Enrollment (full-time): 653
Acceptance rate: LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile): 155-160
Acceptance rate: GPA (25th-75th percentile): 3.09-3.57
Acceptance rate: 39.3%
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5): 2.7
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation: 84.4%