6 North Carolina Law Schools Comparison

There are 6 ABA-accredited law schools in North Carolina as of 2023. By school type, 2 law schools are public and 4 are private. Duke University School of Law ranked first among North Carolina law schools with #13 in overall law school ranking.
The below list summarizes the 2023 important law schools statistics for North Carolina ABA-accredited law schools.
  • The average LSAT Score of North Carolina law schools is 159.
  • The average GPA is 3.60.
  • The average acceptance rate is 32.30%.
  • The average yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 35.69%.
  • In public North Carolina law schools, the 2024 average tuition & fees is $22,172 for state residents and $43,623 for out-of-state students.
  • In private North Carolina law schools, the 2024 average tuition & fees is $59,449.
  • Total 3,561 students have attended North Carolina law schools in 2023 and each school had 594 law school students in average.
  • A total of 1,060 students have newly enrolled (first-time students) 2023 and , in average, a law school had 177 first-time students last year.
  • Total 105 faculties have worked for North Carolina law schools.
  • The average bar exam pass rate is 74.45%.

List of North Carolina Law Schools and Comparison

The following table lists 6 North Carolina law schools with important statistics including tuition and LSAT scores. You can compare them with the information and sort the table by each column that you want. The ranking is for all ABA-accredited law school. It is computed based on a number of factors including the admission scores, number of faculties, bar pass rate, acceptance rate, and employment statistics.
North Carolina Law Schools Comparison Table
SchoolRankingFounded2024 TuitionFinancial AidLSATGPAAcceptance RateYieldBar Pass RatePopulationStudents to Faculty
Duke University School of LawPrivateDurham, NC131904$75,618$30,0001703.8510.74%30.40%93.52%8985 to 1
University of North Carolina School of LawPublicChapel Hill, NC191845$48,204$15,0001663.7714.61%44.06%93.75%5925 to 1
Wake Forest University School of LawPrivateWinston-Salem, NC401894$54,192$36,0001653.7232.98%26.09%89.84%6198 to 1
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawPrivateRaleigh, NC951976$49,730$15,0001543.5355.71%37.77%75.51%5535 to 1
North Carolina Central University School of LawPublicDurham, NC1551940$39,042$8,2431483.3235.73%37.41%42.86%4616 to 1
Elon University School of LawPrivateGreensboro, NC1602006$58,256$15,0001523.4144.03%38.39%51.20%4387 to 1