9 Pennsylvania Law Schools Comparison

There are 9 ABA-accredited law schools in Pennsylvania as of 2023. By school type, 4 law schools are public and 5 are private. University of Pennsylvania Law School ranked first among Pennsylvania law schools with #6 in overall law school ranking.
The below list summarizes the 2023 important law schools statistics for Pennsylvania ABA-accredited law schools.
  • The average LSAT Score of Pennsylvania law schools is 160.
  • The average GPA is 3.63.
  • The average acceptance rate is 34.57%.
  • The average yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 28.11%.
  • In public Pennsylvania law schools, the 2024 average tuition & fees is $46,209 for state residents and $52,937 for out-of-state students.
  • In private Pennsylvania law schools, the 2024 average tuition & fees is $60,144.
  • Total 5,918 students have attended Pennsylvania law schools in 2023 and each school had 658 law school students in average.
  • A total of 1,401 students have newly enrolled (first-time students) 2023 and , in average, a law school had 156 first-time students last year.
  • Total 126 faculties have worked for Pennsylvania law schools.
  • The average bar exam pass rate is 79.02%.

List of Pennsylvania Law Schools and Comparison

The following table lists 9 Pennsylvania 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.
Pennsylvania Law Schools Comparison Table
SchoolRankingFounded2024 TuitionFinancial AidLSATGPAAcceptance RateYieldBar Pass RatePopulationStudents to Faculty
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolPrivatePhiladelphia, PA61850$76,934$25,6921723.909.74%34.94%93.77%1,0884 to 1
Villanova University School of LawPrivateVillanova, PA381953$56,215$35,0001633.7616.47%35.38%80.90%8336 to 1
Beasley School of LawPublicPhiladelphia, PA611895$46,776$25,0001633.6336.55%23.84%83.06%9725 to 1
University of Pittsburgh Law SchoolPublicPittsburgh, PA791850$50,634$25,0001613.5533.20%26.64%76.47%5294 to 1
Drexel University School of LawPrivatePhiladelphia, PA932006$54,600$31,8001593.7231.03%24.07%71.88%6625 to 1
Duquesne Kline School of LawPrivatePittsburgh, PA1241911$55,500$24,0001553.5056.31%33.74%82.64%4875 to 1
Widener Law CommonwealthPrivateHarrisburg, PA1771989$57,470$20,0001483.3060.18%34.08%47.87%4365 to 1
Penn State Dickinson LawPublicCarlisle, PA-1834$57,902$51,8401613.6136.80%20.79%88.31%2795 to 1
Penn State LawPublicUniversity Park, PA-1834$56,436$49,8961623.7230.86%19.54%86.29%6327 to 1