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Law Schools in Pennsylvania

Are you are looking to go to one of the law schools in Pennsylvania? There are 9 ABA accredited law schools in Pennsylvania.

The highest ranked law school in Pennsylvania is University of Pennsylvania, which was ranked 6 by US News in 2022. The school has an LSAT median of 171 and a GPA median of 3.9.

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

Other schools in Pennsylvania include Villanova Law School, Penn State Law School - Dickinson, Temple Law School, Penn State Law School, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, University of Pittsburgh Law School, Duquesne Law School, Widener University Commonwealth Law School. If you want to go to law school in Pennsylvania, you should consider these schools.

ABA accredited law schools in Pennsylvania

  1. Penn Law
  2. Villanova Law School
  3. Penn State Law School - Dickinson
  4. Temple Law School
  5. Penn State Law School
  6. Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  7. University of Pittsburgh Law School
  8. Duquesne Law School
  9. Widener University Commonwealth Law School

You can also check out law schools in the states that border Pennsylvania: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, West Virginia.

Detailed information on Pennsylvania law schools

Penn Law

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rank 6 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 6 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 167/171/173
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.56/3.9/3.96
  • Acceptance rate: 9.4
  • Bar passage rate: 95.4

Villanova Law School

Villanova, Pennsylvania
Rank 56 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 56 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 157/162/164
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.51/3.7/3.83
  • Acceptance rate: 17.8
  • Bar passage rate: 86.8

Penn State Law School - Dickinson

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Rank 58 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 58 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 157/161/163
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.22/3.54/3.73
  • Acceptance rate: 39.6
  • Bar passage rate: 91.7

Temple Law School

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rank 63 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 63 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 160/163/166
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.4/3.6/3.74
  • Acceptance rate: 32.8
  • Bar passage rate: 87.6

Penn State Law School

State College, Pennsylvania
Rank 64 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 64 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 155/162/163
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.4/3.76/3.9
  • Acceptance rate: 35.6
  • Bar passage rate: 82.3

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rank 78 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 78 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 152/158/160
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.36/3.59/3.73
  • Acceptance rate: 32.0
  • Bar passage rate: 84.0

University of Pittsburgh Law School

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Rank 78 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 78 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 158/160/162
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.22/3.51/3.75
  • Acceptance rate: 36.6
  • Bar passage rate: 84.3

Duquesne Law School

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Rank 129 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 129 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 153/155/158
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.08/3.43/3.72
  • Acceptance rate: 53.4
  • Bar passage rate: 82.7

Widener University Commonwealth Law School

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Rank 147 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 147 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 146/148/152
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 2.87/3.2/3.5
  • Acceptance rate: 58.9
  • Bar passage rate: 69.7

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