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12 Law Schools Established After 2000

Among 196 ABA-accredited law schools, UNT Dallas College of Law is the newest school, established in 2014. Belmont University College of Law and Irvine School of Law have also short histories established in 2011 and 2009 respectively.
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Top 25 Newest Law Schools

The following table lists the top 25 Newest Law Schools.
The average acceptance rate of the schools is 40.93% and the yield is 31.46%. The average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 158 and the average GPA is 3.58 at Newest Law Schools.
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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RankSchoolEstablishedEnrollmentTuition & Fees (2024)Acceptance RateLSAT ScoreBar Exam Pass Rate
1 UNT Dallas College of LawPublicDallas, TX2014378$32,00833.30%15260.75%
2 Belmont University College of LawPrivateNashville, TN2011351$53,62039.60%16087.07%
3 Irvine School of LawPublicIrvine, CA2009519$68,19019.45%16784.40%
3 Duncan School of LawPrivateKnoxville, TN2009340$41,31057.47%15062.20%
5 Drexel University School of LawPrivatePhiladelphia, PA2006662$54,60031.03%15971.88%
5 Elon University School of LawPrivateGreensboro, NC2006438$58,25644.03%15251.20%
7 Liberty University School of LawPrivateLynchburg, VA2004916$42,98155.16%15276.81%
8 Charleston School of LawPrivateCharleston, SC2003619$46,13456.60%15263.86%
9 Ave Maria School of LawPrivateNaples, FL2000292$49,65643.73%15266.22%
9 Florida A&M University College of LawPublicOrlando, FL2000362$32,93635.48%15053.57%
9 Florida International University College of LawPublicMiami, FL2000563$36,04922.60%16080.25%
12 Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawPrivateOrlando, FL1999767$43,15053.81%14949.40%
12 University of St. Thomas School of LawPrivateMinneapolis, MN1999528$48,37939.91%16286.81%
14 William S. Boyd School of LawPublicLas Vegas, NV1997455$42,16835.44%16072.54%
15 Chapman University School of LawPrivateOrange, CA1995439$61,28628.70%16174.29%
16 Appalachian School of LawPrivateGrundy, GA1994152$41,00048.50%14651.22%
17 Roger Williams University School of LawPrivateBristol, RI1992553$46,46467.27%15047.41%
17 Texas A&M University School of LawPublicFort Worth, TX19921,404$48,61816.33%16487.86%
19 Widener Law CommonwealthPrivateHarrisburg, PA1989436$57,47060.18%14847.87%
20 Regent University School of LawPrivateVirginia Beach, VA1986844$41,49641.32%15792.59%
21 St. Thomas University School of LawPrivateMiami Gardens, FL1984755$46,20065.48%15660.44%
22 City University of New York School of LawPublicLong Island City, NY1983698$26,20435.27%15474.56%
23 Georgia State University College of LawPublicAtlanta, GA1982714$36,81028.44%16079.04%
23 University of Massachusetts School of LawPublicNorth Dartmouth, MA1982376$41,27259.36%15254.02%
25 Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterPrivateCentral Islip, NY1980570$57,54551.40%15056.44%