Friday, August 26, 2016

U,S. News Ranks Part-time Law Student Programs

Here are its top half-dozen. You can check out the methodology. Of course, many of us have issues with its methodologies for ranking law schools. You can find more part-time rankings here. (To see the acceptance rates, slide to the right.) (ljs)

Rank School name Part-time score Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile) (part-time) Acceptance rate (part-time)
#1
Georgetown University 

Washington, DC

100  4.1  160-167  5.1% 
#2
Fordham University 

New York, NY

79  3.4  157-163  25.8% 
#3
George Washington University 

Washington, DC

78  3.4  152-165  21.6% 
#4
George Mason University 

Arlington, VA

70  2.8  157-162  21.1% 
#5
University of Maryland (Carey) 

Baltimore, MD

66  3.0  152-159  27.9% 
#6Tie
Temple University (Beasley) 

Philadelphia, PA

62  2.7  155-162  37.6% 
#6Tie
University of Connecticut 

Hartford, CT

62  2.8  152-158  37.1% 
#6Tie
University of Denver (Sturm) 

Denver, CO

62  2.9  154-160  48.4% 
#6Tie
University of Houston 

Houston, TX

62  2.7  154-162  16% 

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2016/08/us-news-ranks-part-time-law-student-programs.html

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Comments

Cooley does not appear on the Compass list, perhaps because full time students are not typical. Nine terms at 10 hours per term is typical, six terms at 15 hours per term i untypical.

Posted by: John Rooney | Aug 28, 2016 3:20:32 AM

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