Largest Law Schools with the Most JD Enrollment

Law schools offer Juris Doctor(JD) degree and degrees other than JD. JD degree is the required legal degree for professionals who want to take bar exam and are pursuing a career as a practicing attorney. Non-JD degrees includes Juris Master (J.M.), Master of Jurisprudence(M.J), Master of Science or Master of Studies (M.S.), Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S), and Master of Legal Studies (M.L.S). In addition, Post J.D. programs and Research / academic-based doctorate level degrees are offered at law schools.
In 2022, 84.67% of law school students (117,305) are enrolled in JD program and 15.19% of students (21,044) are in non-JD programs.
Georgetown University Law Center has the most number of JD students of 2,017 (74.37%). Harvard Law School and The George Washington University Law School follow it with 1,747 and 1,678 respectively.
The following table lists the top 25 law schools having the most JD students. You can sort the table by a column by clicking/touching the column title.
RankSchoolJD EnrollmentNon-JD EnrollmentEnrollmentTuition & FeesAcceptance RateLSAT ScoreGPABar Exam Pass Rate
1 Georgetown University Law CenterPrivateWashington, DC2,0176952,712$71,99612.88%1713.8594.61%
2 Harvard Law SchoolPrivateCambridge, MA1,7471601,907$71,7346.90%1743.9298.91%
3 The George Washington University Law SchoolPrivateWashington, DC1,6782201,898$67,38021.57%1673.8393.00%
4 New York University School of LawPrivateNew York, NY1,4131,0172,430$76,29014.52%1723.8698.00%
5 Rutgers Law School - Camden campusPublicCamden, NJ1,34501,541$44,59641.63%1573.3974.61%
6 Fordham University School of LawPrivateNew York, NY1,3324221,754$66,75017.69%1663.7090.02%
7 Columbia Law SchoolPrivateNew York, NY1,2932271,520$78,27811.42%1743.8496.36%
8 Mitchell Hamline School of LawPrivateSt. Paul, MN1,2291691,398$50,74862.38%1533.2966.19%
9 University of Miami School of LawPrivateCoral Gables, FL1,2211641,385$59,56230.07%1603.6371.33%
10 Suffolk University Law SchoolPrivateBoston, MA1,176711,247$55,18456.42%1543.4878.85%
11 Brooklyn Law SchoolPrivateBrooklyn, NY1,171131,184$68,32139.63%1593.5081.70%
12 New York Law SchoolPrivateNew York, NY1,114201,134$60,86648.53%1553.4978.79%
13 Washington College of LawPrivateWashington, DC1,1133471,460$60,99427.94%1613.5782.14%
14 Berkeley School of LawPublicBerkeley, CA1,0881471,235$67,78113.66%1693.8396.67%
15 Hastings College of the LawPublicSan Francisco, CA1,087371,124$52,45428.04%1603.5285.02%
16 New England School of LawPrivateBoston, MA1,05911,060$54,62466.14%1543.2878.10%
17 Loyola Law SchoolPrivateLos Angeles, CA1,0571051,162$63,41229.36%1613.6488.16%
18 Los Angeles School of LawPublicLos Angeles, CA1,0381461,184$64,42615.43%1703.8296.55%
19 University of Illinois Chicago School of LawPublicChicago, IL1,009271,077$39,29059.56%1503.3164.39%
20 University of Texas School of LawPublicAustin, TX1,001141,015$54,09615.24%1693.8095.05%
21 South Texas College of LawPrivateHouston, TX9790979$37,90043.93%1543.2279.03%
22 University of Michigan Law SchoolPublicAnn Arbor, MI964481,012$69,80810.65%1713.8493.65%
23 Southwestern Law SchoolPrivateLos Angeles, CA9507957$56,14646.85%1543.3182.50%
24 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawPrivateNew York, NY93957996$68,46230.84%1643.7490.83%
25 Stetson University College of LawPrivateGulfport, FL933671,000$49,03840.88%1573.4573.86%