Law Schools with the Highest Acceptance Rate

40.93% Average Law School Acceptance Rate

An acceptance rate is the ratio of the number of admitted applicants to the total number of applicants. In 2023, the law school acceptance rate is 40.93% over 196 ABA-accredited law school in United States. A total of 427,103 students applied to law school(s) and 128,500 students accepted on or more law schools.

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University of North Dakota School of Law has the highest acceptance rate of 72.68%. Drake University Law School and New England School of Law follow it with 71.28% and 71.04% acceptance rate respectively.

Top 25 Law Schools with the Highest Acceptance Rate

The following table lists the top 25 Law Schools with the Highest Acceptance Rate.
The average 2024 tuition & fees is $30,198 state residents and $43,313 for out-of-state students. In private law schools, the tuition & fees is $55,993. The average financial aid amount is $21,012 which is 41.67% of tuition & fees.
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RankSchoolAcceptance RateYieldApplication FeeTuition & Fees (2024)LSAT ScoreGPAEnrollment
1 University of North Dakota School of LawPublicGrand Forks, ND72.68%31.02%$35$32,6481503.37229
2 Drake University Law SchoolPrivateDes Moines, IA71.28%32.84%$45$48,4101543.55332
3 New England School of LawPrivateBoston, MA71.04%17.18%No Fee$57,2981543.361,067
4 Creighton University School of LawPrivateOmaha, NE67.76%32.53%$50$49,9341533.50386
5 University of South Dakota School of LawPublicVermillion, SD67.46%35.96%No Fee$36,3331513.39221
6 Capital University Law SchoolPrivateColumbus, OH67.45%38.25%No Fee$42,8751513.33512
7 Roger Williams University School of LawPrivateBristol, RI67.27%25.53%$60$46,4641503.33553
8 Quinnipiac University School of LawPrivateHamden, CT67.03%17.91%No Fee$54,8801523.56384
9 University of Idaho College of LawPublicMoscow, ID66.77%31.86%No Fee$45,1681523.36396
10 Loyola University New Orleans College of LawPrivateNew Orleans, LA66.67%37.19%No Fee$52,3501523.39614
11 University of Illinois Chicago School of LawPublicChicago, IL66.44%28.27%No Fee$39,7081523.361,014
12 University of Montana School of LawPublicMissoula, MT66.09%26.38%$60$47,7951543.43374
13 Widener Law DelawarePrivateWilmington, DE65.69%33.62%$60$57,4701503.26668
14 St. Thomas University School of LawPrivateMiami Gardens, FL65.48%39.28%$40$46,2001563.63755
15 Mitchell Hamline School of LawPrivateSt. Paul, MN64.91%55.36%No Fee$52,6201523.331,294
16 Robert H. McKinney School of LawPublicIndianapolis, IN64.85%43.27%No Fee$51,6231543.58813
17 Western New England University School of LawPrivateSpringfield, MA63.54%23.40%No Fee$50,0701503.43403
18 University of Akron School of LawPublicAkron, OH62.87%32.38%No Fee$26,2151533.45431
19 Cumberland School of LawPrivateBirmingham, AL62.15%34.19%No Fee$45,2361553.62535
20 Mississippi College School of LawPrivateJackson, MS61.92%28.38%No Fee$38,2021503.38366
20 Oklahoma City University School of LawPrivateOklahoma City, OK61.92%42.24%$50$37,5001483.43462
22 Gonzaga University School of LawPrivateSpokane, MA61.86%28.23%No Fee$53,6041543.48499
23 Saint Louis University School of LawPrivateQueens, NY61.16%37.53%No Fee$48,5941563.54594
24 University of Nebraska - Lincoln College of LawPublicLincoln, NE60.94%30.97%$50$37,4421583.72447
24 Vermont Law SchoolPrivateSouth Royalton, VT60.94%32.14%$60$51,7001543.36519