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 2023, the average LSAT score submitted by first-year enrolled students is 158. has the highest LSAT score of 175. Harvard Law School and University of Chicago Law School follow it with 174 and 173 respectively.
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 & Fees (2024)EnrollmentBar Exam Pass Rate
1 Yale Law SchoolPrivateNew Haven, CT1753.945.72%$73,86573695.77%
2 Harvard Law SchoolPrivateCambridge, MA1743.9210.06%$75,0082,02998.46%
3 University of Chicago Law SchoolPrivateChicago, IL1733.9114.24%$77,87770394.26%
3 Columbia Law SchoolPrivateNew York, NY1733.8711.93%$81,2921,78393.72%
3 Stanford Law SchoolPrivateStanford, CA1733.926.88%$73,71369094.41%
6 Cornell Law SchoolPrivateIthaca, NY1723.8717.44%$77,59396490.31%
6 New York University School of LawPrivateNew York, NY1723.8815.65%$80,0142,13694.90%
6 University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolPrivatePhiladelphia, PA1723.909.74%$76,9341,08893.77%
6 Washington University School of LawPrivateSt. Louis, MO1723.9418.02%$67,7441,47392.34%
10 Los Angeles School of LawPublicLos Angeles, CA1713.9015.50%$68,7001,33592.47%
10 Georgetown University Law CenterPrivateWashington, DC1713.8617.64%$75,9503,04291.63%
10 University of Michigan Law SchoolPublicAnn Arbor, MI1713.8313.51%$72,5841,01995.48%
10 Northwestern Pritzker School of LawPrivateChicago, IL1713.8915.05%$74,5521,35492.89%
10 University of Virginia School of LawPublicCharlottesville, VA1713.9412.88%$74,20095095.36%
15 Boston University School of LawPrivateBoston, MA1703.8416.33%$65,0201,15190.58%
15 Berkeley School of LawPublicBerkeley, CA1703.8312.47%$74,9951,34993.35%
15 Duke University School of LawPrivateDurham, NC1703.8510.74%$75,61889893.52%
15 University of Texas School of LawPublicAustin, TX1703.8414.56%$54,0961,03090.39%
15 Vanderbilt University Law SchoolPrivateNashville, TN1703.9014.53%$72,18458692.05%
20 Levin College of LawPublicGainesville, FL1693.9016.94%$38,04079976.78%
21 J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolPrivateProvo, UT1683.9231.41%$30,15239393.16%
21 Emory University School of LawPrivateAtlanta, GA1683.8026.05%$65,51087086.64%
21 The George Washington University Law SchoolPrivateWashington, DC1683.8425.00%$69,7401,96886.05%
21 University of Georgia School of LawPublicAthens, GA1683.8714.83%$37,75270389.06%
21 University of Minnesota Law SchoolPublicMinneapolis, MN1683.8337.17%$58,39671893.48%