Law Schools with the Highest LSAT Score

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is an integral part of law school admission administered by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). Currently, it is composed of Multiple-choice LSAT questions and LSAT writing. The multiple-choice test includes reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning questions. In the writing part, the applicants will demonstrate their persuasive writing skills. Most law schools require to submit a sample of LSAT writing in application process, although writing samples do not receive a score. The range of LSAT score is 120 (lowest) to 180 (highest).
In 2022, the average LSAT score submitted by first-year enrolled students is 158. Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School, and Yale Law School has the highest LSAT score of 174.
The following table lists the top 25 law schools having the highest LSAT scores. You can sort the table by a column by clicking/touching the column title.
RankSchoolLSAT ScoreGPAAcceptance RateTuition & FeesEnrollmentBar Exam Pass Rate
1 Columbia Law SchoolPrivateNew York, NY1743.8411.42%$78,2781,52096.36%
1 Harvard Law SchoolPrivateCambridge, MA1743.926.90%$71,7341,90798.91%
1 Yale Law SchoolPrivateNew Haven, CT1743.944.12%$71,42573498.91%
4 University of Chicago Law SchoolPrivateChicago, IL1723.9111.91%$73,18566997.86%
4 New York University School of LawPrivateNew York, NY1723.8614.52%$76,2902,43098.00%
4 Stanford Law SchoolPrivateStanford, CA1723.916.28%$68,99761398.22%
7 Cornell Law SchoolPrivateIthaca, NY1713.8615.41%$74,18473795.72%
7 Georgetown University Law CenterPrivateWashington, DC1713.8512.88%$71,9962,71294.61%
7 University of Michigan Law SchoolPublicAnn Arbor, MI1713.8410.65%$69,8081,01293.65%
7 Northwestern Pritzker School of LawPrivateChicago, IL1713.8613.91%$72,2121,18196.03%
7 University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolPrivatePhiladelphia, PA1713.909.39%$73,0081,02395.30%
7 University of Virginia School of LawPublicCharlottesville, VA1713.919.66%$71,50093698.35%
13 Los Angeles School of LawPublicLos Angeles, CA1703.8215.43%$64,4261,18496.55%
13 Duke University School of LawPrivateDurham, NC1703.8214.45%$72,63284897.46%
13 Washington University School of LawPrivateSt. Louis, MO1703.9315.88%$65,2041,51194.12%
16 Boston University School of LawPrivateBoston, MA1693.7718.33%$62,5341,06194.50%
16 Berkeley School of LawPublicBerkeley, CA1693.8313.66%$67,7811,23596.67%
16 University of Texas School of LawPublicAustin, TX1693.8015.24%$54,0961,01595.05%
16 Vanderbilt University Law SchoolPrivateNashville, TN1693.8914.25%$67,39655292.55%
20 Notre Dame Law SchoolPrivateNotre Dame, IL1683.7717.51%$65,93657389.01%
20 Gould School of LawPrivateLos Angeles, CA1683.8212.96%$74,1731,41492.13%
22 J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolPrivateProvo, UT1673.8539.92%$14,63639395.55%
22 Irvine School of LawPublicIrvine, CA1673.6916.83%$64,21847986.36%
22 Emory University School of LawPrivateAtlanta, GA1673.8027.31%$64,50489991.70%
22 Levin College of LawPublicGainesville, FL1673.8617.43%$38,04080584.12%