5 Tennessee Law Schools Comparison

There are 5 ABA-accredited law schools in Tennessee as of 2023. By school type, 2 law schools are public and 3 are private. Vanderbilt University Law School ranked first among Tennessee law schools with #21 in overall law school ranking.
In addition, there are 1 TN-accredited law schools. You can check and compare them in the state-accredited comparison table below.
The below list summarizes the 2023 important law schools statistics for Tennessee ABA-accredited law schools.
  • The average LSAT Score of Tennessee law schools is 159.
  • The average GPA is 3.62.
  • The average acceptance rate is 37.20%.
  • The average yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 32.01%.
  • In public Tennessee law schools, the 2024 average tuition & fees is $20,194 for state residents and $32,207 for out-of-state students.
  • In private Tennessee law schools, the 2024 average tuition & fees is $55,705.
  • Total 1,993 students have attended Tennessee law schools in 2023 and each school had 399 law school students in average.
  • A total of 633 students have newly enrolled (first-time students) 2023 and , in average, a law school had 127 first-time students last year.
  • Total 72 faculties have worked for Tennessee law schools.
  • The average bar exam pass rate is 78.95%.

List of Tennessee Law Schools and Comparison

The following table lists 5 Tennessee law schools with important statistics including tuition and LSAT scores. You can compare them with the information and sort the table by each column that you want. The ranking is for all ABA-accredited law school. It is computed based on a number of factors including the admission scores, number of faculties, bar pass rate, acceptance rate, and employment statistics.
Tennessee Law Schools Comparison Table
SchoolRankingFounded2024 TuitionFinancial AidLSATGPAAcceptance RateYieldBar Pass RatePopulationStudents to Faculty
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolPrivateNashville, TN211874$72,184$30,0001703.9014.53%17.75%92.05%5865 to 1
University of Tennessee College of LawPublicKnoxville, TN561890$39,152$10,0001603.7633.18%30.59%88.39%3984 to 1
Belmont University College of LawPrivateNashville, TN982011$53,620$35,1601603.7039.60%26.38%87.07%3519 to 1
Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawPublicMemphis, TN1441962$25,262$6,4201543.3241.22%35.74%65.05%3186 to 1
Duncan School of LawPrivateKnoxville, TN1462009$41,310$25,2801503.4057.47%49.61%62.20%3407 to 1

Nashville School of Law - Only Tennessee-accredited Law School

Founded in 1911, Nashville School of Law is a private law school located in Nashville, Tennessee.
Its 2024 tuition & fees is $8,502.