Law Schools in North Carolina

Are you are looking to go to one of the law schools in North Carolina? There are 7 ABA accredited law schools in North Carolina.

The highest ranked law school in North Carolina is Duke University, which was ranked 5 by US News in 2023. The school has an LSAT median of 170 and a GPA median of 3.85.

The best law school in North Carolina depends on what you're looking for. Every law school is different, just like every person is different.

Other schools in North Carolina include UNC Law School, Wake Forest Law School, Campbell Law School, Elon University School of Law, NCCU School of Law, Charlotte School of Law. If you want to go to law school in North Carolina, you should consider these schools.

ABA accredited law schools in North Carolina

  1. Duke Law
  2. UNC Law School
  3. Wake Forest Law School
  4. Campbell Law School
  5. Elon University School of Law
  6. NCCU School of Law
  7. Charlotte School of Law

You can also check out law schools in the states that border North Carolina: Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.

Detailed information on North Carolina law schools

Duke Law

Durham, North Carolina
Rank 5 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 5 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 168/170/171
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.73/3.85/3.94
  • Acceptance rate: 10.7
  • Bar passage rate: 97.2

UNC Law School

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Rank 22 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 22 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 162/166/167
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.61/3.77/3.88
  • Acceptance rate: 14.6
  • Bar passage rate: 89.3

Wake Forest Law School

Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Rank 22 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 22 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 159/165/166
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.47/3.72/3.84
  • Acceptance rate: 33.0
  • Bar passage rate: 94.3

Campbell Law School

Raleigh, North Carolina
Rank 125 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 125 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 152/154/158
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.28/3.53/3.69
  • Acceptance rate: 55.7
  • Bar passage rate: 82.3

Elon University School of Law

Greensboro, North Carolina
Rank 133 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 133 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 149/152/155
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.05/3.41/3.6
  • Acceptance rate: 44.0
  • Bar passage rate: 78.1

NCCU School of Law

Durham, North Carolina
Rank 175 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 175 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 145/148/151
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.09/3.32/3.55
  • Acceptance rate: 35.7
  • Bar passage rate: 67.7

Charlotte School of Law

Charlotte, North Carolina
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does having a MA increase your chances in admissions?
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Popcornlover81 - Almost not at all, but no one can really say for sure.
along the same vein, I understand admissions are hyperfocused on LSAT scores, but about gpa - would it make a diff that my GPA was higher in grad school (MA) vs. my undergrad GPA?
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Undergrad GPA is what gets reported for their stats
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Hey, so my CAS transcript evaluation shows my GPA as Superior (because Im a foreign applicant). Does anybody know what superior means in GPA terms? Like a 3.9 or 4?
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I’m not sure if you can really put a number on an international GPA
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I think it basically means you are effectively a median GPA candidate since you don’t hurt their stats.
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In other words, there becomes a ton of emphasis on the LSAT, so you better be above median
But i have heard that the CAS evaluation for international transcripts is categorised into 3: Superior, above average and below average.
So, considering it is superior it would be some kind of a boost right. Cus atm I'm a super splitter.
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