National Law School Consortium Schools

The University of Alabama School of Law
Median LSAT: 164, Median GPA: 3.84, Class Size: 124 (Fall 2017)

The University of Alabama School of Law is a nationally-ranked, top-tier law school and the only public law school in the state. National Jurist magazine consistently ranks Alabama Law as a "Best Value" law school, based upon bar passage, successful employment outcomes, and the cost of tuition. Alabama offers its students an exciting, challenging educational environment coupled with a high quality of life.

 

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Median LSAT: 161, Median GPA: 3.64, Class Size: 101 (Fall 2017)

For over 100 years the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law has graduated lawyers who have become leaders in law practice, government, public interest, and business.  Arizona Law offers a small program in the heart of a nationally acclaimed university and a rigorous and challenging curriculum with an emphasis on experiential learning.

 

The University of Florida Levin College of Law
Median LSAT/GPA: 161/3.69.  Approximate size of student body: 969 (Fall 2017) 

The University of Florida Levin College of Law has a longstanding tradition of producing high caliber students and national leaders.The most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings named the University of Florida Levin College of Law the No. 1 law school in Florida, placing 41st among law schools overall.  The University of Florida Levin College of Law is fourth among public law schools (eighth overall) for the number of degrees granted to sitting federal judges as of 2014, according to Federal Judicial Center data; more than 250 graduates serve as state appellate and trial judges in Florida and many serve in those roles in other states.  Many American Bar Association and Florida Bar Association presidents have been UF Law graduates.  Four Florida governors and hundreds of state senators, representatives and cabinet members hail from UF Law. Thirteen graduates became college presidents, and more than a dozen have served as deans of law schools. With about 300 students in each entering class, the college is sizable enough to support an abundance of interests, aptitudes and talents. In the average entering class, students come from more than 100 different colleges and universities throughout the country and abroad. About 32 percent of students identify as racially or ethnically diverse. 

 

University of Illinois College of Law 
University of Illinois College of Law
Median LSAT: 161, GPA: 3.61 Class Size: 153 (Fall 2017)

As a group, the Class of 2020 boasts proficiency in 20 different languages/dialects. Students come from 23 different states and 5 different countries, and collectively attended approximately 75 different undergrad universities/colleges, and had 40 different majors. "This year’s class brings an innovative spirit, a dedication to public service, and vast experience with sophisticated organizations. The Class of 2020 includes Teach For America and AmeriCorps alumni, and volunteers with organization such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Special Olympics, Relay for Life, and the Innocence Project. Members of the Class of 2020 have been either employed by or interned with organizations such as Walt Disney World, General Mills, Warner Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Motorola Solutions, and Abbott Laboratories, as well as CPAs for all four of the 'Big 4' Accounting firms," said Dean of Admissions Rebecca Ray.

 

The Ohio State University
Median LSAT: 160, Median GPA: 3.69, Class Size: 215 (Fall 2017)

The Michael E. Moritz College of Law features more than 140 courses and seminars designed to provide real lawyering experience to our diverse student body. Moritz College of Law graduates clerk in federal and district courts, work in the top 100 law firms nationally, and serve as EJW and Skadden Fellows. In the Fall of 2017, 25% of the incoming class were students of color, 44% were women and 36% were from outside of Ohio.

 

University of North Carolina School of Law
Median LSAT: 161; Median GPA: 3.56; Class Size: 213 (Fall 2017)

University of North Carolina School of Law was founded in 1845, as a part of the oldest public university in the nation, and prepares outstanding lawyers and leaders to serve the people and institutions of North Carolina, the nation and the world. Home to numerous centers and initiatives, the school offers strong expertise in civil rights, banking, environmental law, intellectual property, entrepreneurial and securities law, critical studies, bankruptcy and constitutional inquiry. Students supplement their academic work with extracurricular activities by participating in more than 55 student organizations and one of the most successful pro bono programs in the country. In 2016 and 2017, more than 90 percent of graduating students participated in the pro bono program. Students participate in pro bono work not only to make a difference in the community but also to gain valuable, practical work experience outside of the classroom.

 

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Median LSAT: 157; Median GPA: 3.51; Class Size: 207 (Fall 2017)

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law attracts a diverse student body, with 29% of the incoming class identifying themselves as students of color, and enrollment representing 110 undergraduate institutions, 22 states, and four countries.  With programs in Law & Health Care and Clinical Law that are consistently ranked among the top five in the nation, and recognized specialties in Environmental Law, Business Law, and Health and Homeland Security, students benefit from a rich academic program.  The school’s Cardin Requirement ensures that every full-time student participates in one of the 20 legal clinics to hone practical lawyering skills and contribute in the delivery of more than 140,000 hours of legal services to real clients every year.

 

George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
Median LSAT: 162, Median GPA: 3.7, Class Size: 175 (Fall 2017).

George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School’s location in metropolitan Washington, D.C. provides our diverse students vast opportunities to gain practical experience and our focus on economic analysis and three-year research and writing program prepares them to make an immediate professional impact upon graduation. Students at the law school represent a true diversity of age and experience, as law students just out of college are joined by a significant contingent of working adults who bring their talents and real-world knowledge with them to the classroom.

 

Updated: 01/30/2018

 

 

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