Part-Time Law School Rankings

Georgetown University Washington (DC) is the No. 1 school for part-time Law programs in the US News rankings of 87 part-time J.D. programs at ABA-accredited law schools. The Georgetown University Law Center offers the Part Time Program which takes eight semesters and one summer session of study.

George Washington University is ranked 2nd nationally for its part time program. Applicants to the J.D. degree program may apply to attend either the Full-Time Division or the Part-Time (Evening) Division. A part-time student normally will take eight semesters, or four academic years, and one summer session.

Ranking of Part-time Law Schools (Top 40 list):
1 Georgetown University Washington, DC
2 George Washington University Washington, DC
3 Fordham University New York, NY
4 American University (Washington) Washington, DC
5 George Mason University Arlington, VA
6 University of Maryland Baltimore, MD
7 Temple University (Beasley) Philadelphia, PA
   University of San Diego San Diego, CA
9 University of Denver (Sturm) Denver, CO
10 Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago-Kent) Chicago, IL
11 New York Law School New York, NY
12 Seattle University Seattle, WA
13 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
    Suffolk University Boston, MA
15 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
16 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
    Stetson University Gulfport, FL
18 University of Connecticut Hartford, CT
    University of Houston Houston, TX
    Yeshiva University (Cardozo) New York, NY
21 Catholic University of America (Columbus) Washington, DC
    DePaul University Chicago, IL
    Indiana University--Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
24 William Mitchell College of Law St. Paul, MN
25 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Newark Newark, NJ
    Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
27 Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA
28 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Camden Camden, NJ
    University of Baltimore Baltimore, MD
    University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
    University of the Pacific (McGeorge) Sacramento, CA
32 Lewis & Clark College (Northwestern) Portland, OR
33 University of Hawaii (Richardson) Honolulu, HI
34 South Texas College of Law Houston, TX
    University of Nevada--Las Vegas (Boyd) Las Vegas, NV
36 Seton Hall University Newark, NJ
    St. John's University Jamaica, NY
    St. Louis University St. Louis, MO
    Wayne State University Detroit, MI
40 John Marshall Law School Chicago, IL
    Michigan State University East Lansing, MI

Source: US News and World Report 2010

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