Check out the top 10 most selective law schools in the country. Not admitted to one of these top law schools out of undergrad? Don’t stress. Transfer!
U.S. News analyzed the law school acceptance data for 196 law schools. According to its study, the average law school acceptance rate was nearly 50% (49.8% to be exact). Not surprisingly, however, the top 10 most selective law schools accepted a significantly lower percentage of applicants: just 17.6%.
Below is a list of the top 10 most selective law schools for Fall 2016. Since this site is dedicated to helping hard-working law students transfer to the school of their dreams, I’ve also included fresh transfer data pulled from the 2016 law school Standard 509 Disclosures.
Law Schools With The Lowest Acceptance Rates
|Law School||U.S. News Rank||Acceptance %||Transfers In||Median Transfer GPA|
|University of Pennsylvania||7||17%||15||3.71|
|Northwestern University||10 (Tie)||17.8%||22||3.65|
|University of Virginia||8 (Tie)||19.9%||5||N/A|
|Duke University||10 (Tie)||20.2%||5||N/A|
|University of Chicago||4||20.7%||21||3.80|
P.S. Take a look at how these law schools stack up against the Top 10 Law Schools With The Best Return On Investment.