The top 50 law schools and colleges by location, tuition, school size, and test scores.

Rank Law Schools City State 2009-2010 Tuition
1
Yale University
New Haven, CT Full-time: $48,340 per year
2
Hardvard University
Cambridge, MA Full-time: $43,900 per year
3
Standford University
Stanford, CA Full-time: $44,121 per year
4
Columbia University
New York, NY Full-time: $48,004 per year
5
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL Full-time: $44,757 per year
6
New York University
New York, NY Full-time: $44,820 per year
7
University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA In-state, full-time: $35,907 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$48,152 per year
7
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA Full-time: $46,514 per year
9
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI In-state, full-time: $43,250 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$46,250 per year
10
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA In-state, full-time: $38,800 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$43,800 per year
11
Duke University
Durham, NC Full-time: $45,271 per year
11
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL Full-time: $47,472 per year
13
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY Full-time: $48,950 per year
14
Georgetown University
Washington, DC Full-time: $43,750 per year
15
University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA In-state, full-time: $35,327 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$45,967 per year
15
University of Texas-Austin
Austin, TX In-state, full-time: $27,177 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$42,814 per year
17
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN Full-time: $44,074 per year
18
University of Southern California (Gould)
Los Angeles, CA Full-time: $46,264 per year
19
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO Full-time: $42,330 per year
20
George Washington University
Washington, DC Full-time: $42,205 per year
21
University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL In-state, full-time: $36,420 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$43,420 per year
22
Boston University
Boston, MA Full-time: $39,658 per year
22
Emory University
Atlanta, GA Full-time: $41,376 per year
22
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN In-state, full-time: $28,203 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$37,605 per year
22
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN Full-time: $39,320 per year
26
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA In-state, full-time: $21,432 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$39,138 per year
27
Indiana University-Bloomington (Maurer)
Bloomington, IN In-state, full-time: $24,891 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$40,691 per year
28
Boston College
Newton, MA Full-time: $39,490 per year
28
College of William and Mary (Marshall-Wythe)
Williamsburg, VA In-state, full-time: $21,646 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$31,846 per year
28
University of California-Davis
Davis, CA In-state, full-time: $33,949 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$44,895 per year
28 University of Georgia Athens, GA In-state, full-time: $14,448 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$30,226 per year
28
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC In-state, full-time: $16,014 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$29,332 per year
28
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI In-state, full-time: $16,426 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$36,350 per year
34
Fordham University
New York, NY Full-time: $44,996 per year
34
Ohio State University (Moritz)
Columbus, OH In-state, full-time: $22,433 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$37,383 per year
34 University of Washington Seattle, WA In-state, full-time: $22,267 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$32,777 per year
34 Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA Full-time: $38,062 per year
38
Arizona State University (O’Connor)
Tempe, AZ In-state, full-time: $19,225 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$32,619 per year
38 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL In-state, full-time: $14,450 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$26,785 per year
38
University of Colorado-Boulder
Boulder, CO In-state, full-time: $25,399 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$33,463 per year
38
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC Full-time: $35,450 per year
42 Brigham Young University (Clark) Provo, UT Full-time: $19,960 per year
42 George Mason University Arlington, VA In-state, full-time: $20,556 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$34,220 per year
42
University of Arizona (Rogers)
Tucson, AZ In-state, full-time: $20,895 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$35,807 per year
42
University of California (Hastings)
San Francisco, CA In-state, full-time: $32,468 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$43,693 per year
42 University of Utah (Quinney) Salt Lake City, UT In-state, full-time: $17,948 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$34,044 per year
47
University of Florida
(Levin)
Gainesville, FL In-state, full-time: $14,228 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$33,593 per year
48 American University (Washington) Washington, DC Full-time: $41,406 per year
48 Southern Methodist University (Dedman) Dallas, TX Full-time: $38,406 per year
48
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA Full-time: $40,644 per year
48 University of Maryland Baltimore, MD In-state, full-time: $23,762 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$35,041 per year
52 Pepperdine University Washington, DC Full-time: $41,406 per year
52 Yeshiva University (Cardozo) New York, NY Full-time: $45,170 per year
54 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL In-state, full-time: $14,239 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$31,250 per year
54 University of Connecticut Hartford, CT In-state, full-time: $20,374 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$42,094 per year
56 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH Full-time: $38,679 per year
56 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA Full-time: $40,530 per year
56 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH In-state, full-time: $19,942 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$34,776 per year
56 University of San Diego San Diego, CA Full-time: $40,014 per year
60 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA In-state, full-time: $11,838 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$32,862 per year
60 University of Houston Houston, TX In-state, full-time: $21,029 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$28,439 per year
60 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL Full-time: $38,012 per year
60 University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN In-state, full-time: $13,118 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$31,862 per year
64 Baylor University (Umphrey) Waco, TX Full-time: $38,408 per year
64 Lewis Clark College (Northwestern) Portland, OR Full-time: $31,934 per year
64 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY In-state, full-time: $16,020 per year, Out-of-state, full-time:
$27,758 per year
67 Brooklyn Law School Brooklyn, NY Full-time: $43,990 per year
67 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS In-state, full-time: $14,478 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $25,375 per year
67 Villanova University Villanova, PA Full-time: $35,250 per year
67 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM In-state, full-time: $12,620 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $28,235 per year
67 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA In-state, full-time: $25,098 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $33,094 per year

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