List of law schools in the United States

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Law schools in this list are categorized by whether they are currently active, proposed, or closed; within each section they are listed in alphabetical order by state, then name. Most of these law schools grant the Juris Doctor degree, which is the typical first professional degree in law in the United States.

Law schools are nationally accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA),[1] and graduates of these schools may generally sit for the bar exam in any state. There are 203 ABA accredited law schools, divided between 200 with full accreditation and 3 with provisional accreditation.[2]

In addition, individual state legislatures or bar examiners, like the State Bar of California, may maintain a separate accreditation system which is open to non-ABA accredited schools. The California State Bar also accredits law schools, which the California Committee of Bar Examiners (CBE) recognizes. Also, the CBE allows registered "Unaccredited" schools to operate and students of those schools are eligible to take the California Bar Examination upon graduation.

No correspondence or online law schools are accredited by the ABA[3] or by state bar examiners.[4] However, twelve correspondence and online law schools, although not accredited, are registered by the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California. This means that the graduates of these distance learning law schools can sit for the California Bar Examination and, under varying circumstances, the bar exams in many other states.

Current[edit]

State (city) School Type Accreditation/Approval Founded
Alabama (Birmingham) Birmingham School of Law[5] Private Alabama 1915
Alabama (Birmingham) Cumberland School of Law,[6] Samford University Private Full ABA 1847
Alabama (Birmingham) Miles Law School[7] Private Alabama 1974
Alabama (Montgomery) Thomas Goode Jones School of Law,[8] Faulkner University Private Full ABA 1928
Alabama (Tuscaloosa) University of Alabama School of Law[9] Public Full ABA 1872
Alaska (Anchorage) Alaska Law School[10] Private Unaccredited 2011
Arizona (Tempe) Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law,[11] Arizona State University Public Full ABA 1964
Arizona (Tucson) James E. Rogers College of Law,[12] University of Arizona Public Full ABA 1915
Arizona (Phoenix) Phoenix School of Law[13] Private Full ABA 2005
Arkansas (Fayetteville) University of Arkansas School of Law[14] Public Full ABA 1924
Arkansas (Little Rock) William H. Bowen School of Law,[15] University of Arkansas at Little Rock Public Full ABA 1975
California (Los Angeles) Abraham Lincoln University School of Law[16] (distance-learning) Private Unaccredited 1996
California (San Bernardino) American Heritage University School of Law[17] (distance-learning) Private Unaccredited 2003
California (Irvine) American International School of Law[18] (correspondence) Private Unaccredited 2009
California (Indio) California Desert Trial Academy College of Law[19] Private Unaccredited 2012
California (Chico) Cal Northern School of Law[20] Private California 1992
California (Santa Barbara, California) California School of Law[21] (distance-learning) Private Unaccredited 2004
California (Riverside) California Southern Law School[22] Private Unaccredited 1971
California (Irvine) California Southern University[23] (correspondence) Private Unaccredited 1978
California (San Diego) California Western School of Law[24] Private Full ABA 1924
California (Orange) Chapman University School of Law[25] Private Full ABA 1995
California (Los Angeles) Concord Law School,[26] Kaplan University (distance-learning) Private Unaccredited 1998
California (Santa Rosa) Empire College School of Law[27] Private California 1972
California (Glendale) Glendale University College of Law[28] Private California 1967
California (San Francisco) Golden Gate University School of Law[29] Private Full ABA 1901
California (Los Angeles) International Pacific School of Law[30] (correspondence) Private Unaccredited Unknown
California (Cerritos) Irvine University College of Law[31] Private Unaccredited 1993
California (Pleasant Hill) John F. Kennedy University College of Law[32] Private California 1963
California (Acton) Larry H. Layton School of Law[33] Private Unaccredited 1994
California (Stockton) Laurence Drivon School of Law, Humphreys College Private California 1951
California (Sacramento) Lincoln Law School of Sacramento Private California 1969
California (San Jose) Lincoln Law School of San Jose Private California 1919
California (Los Angeles) Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University Private Full ABA 1920
California (Sacramento) McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific Private Full ABA 1924
California (La Mesa) McMillan Academy of Law Private Unaccredited 2008
California (Seaside) Monterey College of Law Private California 1972
California (Sacramento) Northwestern California University School of Law (correspondence) Private Unaccredited 1982
California (Fresno) Oak Brook College of Law[34] (correspondence) Private Unaccredited 1995
California (Long Beach) Pacific Coast University School of Law Private California 1927
California (Orange) Pacific West College of Law[35] Private Unaccredited 1992
California (Los Angeles) Peoples College of Law Private Unaccredited 1974
California (Malibu) Pepperdine University School of Law Private Full ABA 1971
California (Ridgecrest) Pinnacles School of Law Private Unaccredited
California (San Francisco) San Francisco Law School Private California 1909
California (Clovis) San Joaquin College of Law Private California 1969
California (Santa Barbara) Santa Barbara College of Law Private California 1969
California (Menlo Park, California) St. Francis School of Law[36] (distance-learning) Private Unaccredited 2011
California (Santa Clara) Santa Clara University School of Law Private Full ABA 1912
California (Ventura) (Santa Barbara) Southern California Institute of Law Private California 1986
California (Los Angeles) Southwestern University School of Law Private Full ABA 1911
California (Stanford) Stanford Law School Private Full ABA 1893
California (San Diego) Thomas Jefferson School of Law Private Full ABA 1969
California (Santa Ana) Trinity Law School, Trinity International University Private California 1980
California (Berkeley) University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) Public Full ABA 1894
California (Davis) University of California, Davis School of Law (King Hall) Public Full ABA 1965
California (San Francisco) University of California, Hastings College of the Law Public Full ABA 1878
California (Irvine) University of California, Irvine School of Law Public Provisional ABA 2009[37][38]
California (Los Angeles) University of California, Los Angeles School of Law Public Full ABA 1949
California (Modesto) University of Honolulu School of Law (correspondence) Private Unaccredited
California (La Verne) University of La Verne College of Law Private Provisional ABA 1970
California (San Diego) University of San Diego School of Law Private Full ABA 1954
California (San Francisco) University of San Francisco School of Law Private Full ABA 1912
California (San Luis Obispo) University of San Luis Obispo School of Law[39] Private Unaccredited 1993
California (San Jose) University of Silicon Valley Law School Private Unaccredited 2003
California (Los Angeles) Gould School of Law, University of Southern California Private Full ABA 1896
California (Woodland Hills) (Inglewood) University of West Los Angeles School of Law Private California 1962
California (Ventura) Ventura College of Law Private California 1969
California (San Diego) Western Sierra Law School Private Unaccredited 1979
California (Fullerton) Western State University College of Law Private Full ABA 1966
California (Costa Mesa) Whittier Law School Private Full ABA 1966
California (Santa Ana) Taft Law School, William Howard Taft University (correspondence) Private Unaccredited 1984
Colorado (Boulder) University of Colorado School of Law Public Full ABA 1892
Colorado (Denver) Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Private Full ABA 1892
Connecticut (Hamden) Quinnipiac University School of Law Private Full ABA 1977[40]
Connecticut (Hartford) University of Connecticut School of Law Public Full ABA 1921
Connecticut (New Haven) Yale Law School Private Full ABA 1843
Delaware (Wilmington) Widener University School of Law Private Full ABA 1971
District of Columbia Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America Private Full ABA 1897
District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, University of the District of Columbia Public Full ABA 1972[41]
District of Columbia The George Washington University Law School Private Full ABA 1865
District of Columbia Georgetown University Law Center Private Full ABA 1870
District of Columbia Howard University School of Law Private Full ABA 1869
District of Columbia Washington College of Law, American University Private Full ABA 1896
Florida (Orlando) Barry University School of Law Private Full ABA 1999
Florida (Orlando) Florida A&M University College of Law Public Full ABA 2000[42]
Florida (Jacksonville) Florida Coastal School of Law Private Full ABA 1996
Florida (Miami) Florida International University College of Law Public Full ABA 2000
Florida (Tallahassee) Florida State University College of Law Public Full ABA 1966
Florida (Gainesville) University of Florida Levin College of Law Public Full ABA 1909
Florida (Davie) Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University Private Full ABA 1974
Florida (Miami Gardens) St. Thomas University School of Law Private Full ABA 1984
Florida (Miami) Diamond Graduate Law School LLM Online Program[43] Private Full ABA[44] 1998
Florida (Gulfport) Stetson University College of Law Private Full ABA 1900
Florida (Coral Gables) University of Miami School of Law Private Full ABA 1926
Florida (Naples) Ave Maria School of Law Private Full ABA 2000
Georgia (Atlanta) Emory University School of Law Private Full ABA 1916
Georgia (Atlanta) Georgia State University College of Law Public Full ABA 1982
Georgia (Athens) University of Georgia School of Law Public Full ABA 1859
Georgia (Atlanta) John Marshall Law School Private Full ABA 1933
Georgia (Macon) Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University Private Full ABA 1873
Georgia (Savannah) Savannah Law School Private Seeking ABA 2011
Hawaii (Honolulu) William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii Public Full ABA 1968
Idaho (Moscow) University of Idaho College of Law Public Full ABA 1909
Idaho (Boise) Concordia University School of Law Private Seeking ABA 2007
Illinois (Chicago) Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology Private Full ABA 1888
Illinois (Chicago) DePaul University College of Law Private Full ABA 1897
Illinois (Urbana) University of Illinois College of Law Public Full ABA 1897
Illinois (Chicago) John Marshall Law School Private Full ABA 1899
Illinois (Chicago) Loyola University Chicago School of Law Private Full ABA 1909
Illinois (Dekalb) Northern Illinois University College of Law Public Full ABA 1975[45]
Illinois (Chicago) Northwestern University School of Law Private Full ABA 1859
Illinois (Carbondale) Southern Illinois University School of Law Public Full ABA 1973
Illinois (Chicago) University of Chicago Law School Private Full ABA 1902
Indiana (Bloomington) Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington Public Full ABA 1842
Indiana (Indianapolis) Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Public Full ABA 1895
Indiana (Notre Dame) Notre Dame Law School Private Full ABA 1869
Indiana (Valparaiso) Valparaiso University School of Law Private Full ABA 1879
Iowa (Des Moines) Drake University Law School Private Full ABA 1865
Iowa (Iowa City) University of Iowa College of Law Public Full ABA 1865
Kansas (Lawrence) University of Kansas School of Law Public Full ABA 1893
Kansas (Topeka) Washburn University School of Law Public Full ABA 1903
Kentucky (Highland Heights) Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University Public Full ABA 1893
Kentucky (Louisville) Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville Public Full ABA 1846
Kentucky (Lexington) University of Kentucky College of Law Public Full ABA 1799[46]
Louisiana (Baton Rouge) Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University Public Full ABA 1906
Louisiana (New Orleans) Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Private Full ABA 1914
Louisiana (Baton Rouge) Southern University Law Center Public Full ABA 1946
Louisiana (New Orleans) Tulane University School of Law Private Full ABA 1847
Maine (Portland) University of Maine School of Law Public Full ABA 1961
Maryland (Baltimore) University of Baltimore School of Law Public Full ABA 1925
Maryland (Baltimore) University of Maryland School of Law Public Full ABA 1823
Massachusetts (Newton) Boston College Law School Private Full ABA 1929
Massachusetts (Fenway–Kenmore, Boston) Boston University School of Law Private Full ABA 1872
Massachusetts (Cambridge) Harvard Law School Private Full ABA 1817
Massachusetts (Andover) Massachusetts School of Law Private Massachusetts, Connecticut 1988
Massachusetts (Downtown Boston) New England School of Law Private Full ABA 1908
Massachusetts (Roxbury, Boston) Northeastern University School of Law Private Full ABA 1898[47]
Massachusetts (Beacon Hill, Boston) Suffolk University Law School Private Full ABA 1906
Massachusetts (Dartmouth) University of Massachusetts School of Law Public Provisional ABA 1982[48]
Massachusetts (Springfield) Western New England University School of Law Private Full ABA 1919
Michigan (East Lansing) Michigan State University College of Law Public Full ABA 1891
Michigan (Lansing)[49] Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School [50] Private Full ABA 1972
Michigan (Detroit) University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Private Full ABA 1912
Michigan (Ann Arbor) University of Michigan Law School Public Full ABA 1859
Michigan (Detroit) Wayne State University Law School Public Full ABA 1927
Minnesota (St. Paul) Hamline University School of Law Private Full ABA 1972
Minnesota (Minneapolis) University of Minnesota Law School Public Full ABA 1888
Minnesota (Minneapolis) University of St. Thomas School of Law Private Full ABA 1999[51]
Minnesota (St. Paul) William Mitchell College of Law Private Full ABA 1900[52]
Mississippi (Jackson) Mississippi College School of Law Private Full ABA 1930
Mississippi (Oxford) University of Mississippi School of Law Public Full ABA 1854
Missouri (St. Louis) Saint Louis University School of Law Private Full ABA 1843[53]
Missouri (Columbia) University of Missouri School of Law Public Full ABA 1872
Missouri (Kansas City) University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law Public Full ABA 1895
Missouri (St. Louis) Washington University School of Law Private Full ABA 1867
Montana (Missoula) University of Montana School of Law Public Full ABA 1911
Nebraska (Omaha) Creighton University School of Law Private Full ABA 1904
Nebraska (Lincoln) University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Law Public Full ABA 1888
Nevada (Las Vegas) William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Public Full ABA 1997
New Hampshire (Concord) University of New Hampshire School of Law Public Full ABA 1973
New Jersey (Camden) Rutgers School of Law–Camden, Rutgers University Public Full ABA 1926
New Jersey (Newark) Rutgers School of Law–Newark, Rutgers University Public Full ABA 1908
New Jersey (Newark) Seton Hall University School of Law Private Full ABA 1951
New Mexico (Albuquerque) University of New Mexico School of Law Public Full ABA 1947
New York (Albany) Albany Law School, Union University Private Full ABA 1851
New York (Manhattan, New York City) Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University Private Full ABA 1976
New York (Brooklyn, New York City) Brooklyn Law School Private Full ABA 1901
New York (Buffalo) University at Buffalo Law School, SUNY Public Full ABA 1887
New York (Manhattan, New York City) Columbia University Law School Private Full ABA 1858
New York (Ithaca) Cornell Law School Private Full ABA 1887
New York (Queens, New York City) City University of New York School of Law Public Full ABA 1983
New York (Manhattan, New York City) Fordham University School of Law Private Full ABA 1905
New York (Hempstead) Hofstra University School of Law Private Full ABA 1970
New York (Central Islip) Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center Private Full ABA 1980
New York (Manhattan, New York City) New York Law School Private Full ABA 1891
New York (Manhattan, New York City) New York University School of Law Private Full ABA 1835
New York (White Plains) Pace University School of Law Private Full ABA 1976
New York (Queens, New York City) St. John's University School of Law Private Full ABA 1925
New York (Syracuse) Syracuse University College of Law Private Full ABA 1895
North Carolina (Charlotte) Charlotte School of Law Private Full ABA 2006
North Carolina (Durham) Duke University School of Law Private Full ABA 1904
North Carolina (Greensboro) Elon University School of Law Private Full ABA 2006
North Carolina (Durham) North Carolina Central University School of Law[54] Public Full ABA 1940
North Carolina (Raleigh) Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University Private Full ABA 1976
North Carolina (Chapel Hill) University of North Carolina School of Law Public Full ABA 1845
North Carolina (Winston-Salem) Wake Forest University School of Law Private Full ABA 1894
North Dakota (Grand Forks) University of North Dakota School of Law Public Full ABA 1899
Ohio (Cleveland) Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University Public Full ABA 1897[55]
Ohio (Columbus) Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University Public Full ABA 1891
Ohio (Cincinnati) University of Cincinnati College of Law Public Full ABA 1833
Ohio (Cleveland) Case Western Reserve University School of Law Private Full ABA 1892
Ohio (Columbus) Capital University Law School Private Full ABA 1903
Ohio (Dayton) University of Dayton School of Law Private Full ABA 1974
Ohio (Toledo) University of Toledo College of Law Public Full ABA 1906
Ohio (Ada) Ohio Northern University, Pettit College of Law Private Full ABA 1885
Ohio (Akron) University of Akron School of Law Public Full ABA 1921
Oklahoma (Oklahoma City) Oklahoma City University School of Law Private Full ABA 1907
Oklahoma (Norman) University of Oklahoma College of Law Public Full ABA 1909
Oklahoma (Tulsa) University of Tulsa College of Law Private Full ABA 1923
Oregon (Eugene) University of Oregon School of Law Public Full ABA 1884
Oregon (Salem) Willamette University College of Law Private Full ABA 1883
Oregon (Portland) Lewis & Clark Law School[56] Private Full ABA 1915
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) Earle Mack School of Law, Drexel University Private Full ABA 2006
Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh) Duquesne University School of Law Private Full ABA 1911
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) Beasley School of Law, Temple University Public Full ABA 1895
Pennsylvania (Carlisle) Dickinson School of Law, Penn State University Public Full ABA 1834
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) University of Pennsylvania Law School Private Full ABA 1850
Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh) University of Pittsburgh School of Law Public Full ABA 1895
Pennsylvania (Radnor) Villanova University School of Law Private Full ABA 1953
Pennsylvania (Harrisburg) Widener University School of Law Private Full ABA 1989
Puerto Rico (Mayagüez) Eugenio María de Hostos School of Law, Universidad de Puerto Rico Public Puerto Rico2 1995
Puerto Rico (San Juan) Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law[57] Private Full ABA 1961
Puerto Rico (Ponce) Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law Private Full ABA 1948
Puerto Rico (San Juan) University of Puerto Rico School of Law Public Full ABA 1913
Rhode Island (Bristol) Roger Williams University School of Law Private Full ABA 1992
South Carolina (Charleston) Charleston School of Law Private Full ABA 2003
South Carolina (Columbia) University of South Carolina School of Law Public Full ABA 1867
South Dakota (Vermillion) University of South Dakota School of Law Public Full ABA 1901
Tennessee (Nashville) Belmont University College of Law[58] Private Provisional ABA 2011
Tennessee (Knoxville) Duncan School of Law, Lincoln Memorial University[59] Private Seeking ABA 2009
Tennessee (Memphis) Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis Public Full ABA 1962
Tennessee (Nashville) Nashville School of Law Private Tennessee 1911
Tennessee (Knoxville) University of Tennessee College of Law Public Full ABA 1890
Tennessee (Nashville) Vanderbilt University Law School Private Full ABA 1874
Texas (Waco) Baylor Law School, Baylor University Private Full ABA 1845
Texas (Dallas) Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University Private Full ABA 1911
Texas (Houston) Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University Public Full ABA 1947
Texas (Lubbock) Texas Tech University School of Law Public Full ABA 1967
Texas (Houston) University of Houston Law Center Public Full ABA 1947
Texas (Austin) University of Texas School of Law Public Full ABA 1883
Texas (Fort Worth) Texas A&M University School of Law Public Full ABA 1992
Texas (Houston) South Texas College of Law Private Full ABA 1923
Texas (San Antonio) St. Mary's University School of Law Private Full ABA 1927
Utah (Provo) J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University Private Full ABA 1973
Utah (Salt Lake City) S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah Public Full ABA 1913
Vermont (Royalton) Vermont Law School Private Full ABA 1972
Virginia (Grundy) Appalachian School of Law Private Full ABA 1994
Virginia (Arlington) George Mason University School of Law Public Full ABA 1972
Virginia (Lynchburg) Liberty University School of Law Private Full ABA 2004
Virginia (Virginia Beach) Regent University School of Law Private Full ABA 1986
Virginia (Lexington) Washington and Lee University School of Law Private Full ABA 1849
Virginia (Williamsburg) Marshall-Wythe School of Law, The College of William and Mary[60] Public Full ABA 1779
Virginia (Richmond) University of Richmond School of Law[61] Private Full ABA 1870
Virginia (Charlottesville) University of Virginia School of Law Public Full ABA 1826
Virginia (Charlottesville) The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School[62] Public Full ABA 1942[63]
Washington (Spokane) Gonzaga University School of Law Private Full ABA 1912
Washington (Seattle) Seattle University School of Law Private Full ABA 1972
Washington (Seattle) University of Washington School of Law Public Full ABA 1889
West Virginia (Morgantown) West Virginia University College of Law Public Full ABA 1878
Wisconsin (Milwaukee) Marquette University Law School Private Full ABA 1892
Wisconsin (Madison) University of Wisconsin Law School Public Full ABA 1868
Wyoming (Laramie) University of Wyoming College of Law Public Full ABA 1920

1 - Provisional ABA accreditation expired in June 2011 2 - Provisional accreditation via the Puerto Rico Supreme Court

Proposed[edit]

State (city) School Accreditation Year Founded
Indiana (Fort Wayne) Indiana Tech Law School Seeking ABA 2012
Louisiana (Pineville) Pressler School of Law, Louisiana College[64] Not Applicable 2012
New York (Rochester) St. John Fisher College School of Law Not Applicable Proposed
New York (Binghamton) Binghamton University College of Law Not Applicable Proposed
New York (Stony Brook) Stony Brook University College of Law Not Applicable Proposed
Texas (Dallas) University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law[65] Not Applicable 2012

Former[edit]

State (city) School Year Founded Year Closed
California (San Francisco) New College of California School of Law 1971 2008[66]
California (Anaheim) American College of Law[67] 1971 2012/13
California (Bakersfield) California Pacific School of Law 2002[68]
California (Upland) Inland Valley University College of Law[69] 2003 2012/13
California (Los Angeles) MD Kirk School of Law[70] (correspondence) 2005 2012/13
California (Carlsbad) California Midland School of Law[71] 2006 2012/13
California (San Diego) National University School of Law 1971 (parent school) 2001 (law school only;[72] parent school still active)
California (Sacramento) Lorenzo Patiño School of Law, University of Northern California 1983 2012/13
California (Inglewood) Northrop University 1942 (parent school) 2001 (law school;[72] parent school closed 2003)
Connecticut (Litchfield) Litchfield Law School 1784 1833
District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.) Robert H. Terrell Law School 1931 1950
Georgia (Atlanta) Woodrow Wilson College of Law 1929 1987[73]
Illinois (Chicago) La Salle Extension University 1909[74] 1980
Kentucky (Paducah) Alben W. Barkley School of Law 2005 2008
Massachusetts (Northampton) Northampton Law School 1823 1829
Missouri (St. Louis) Lincoln University School of Law 1939 1955
New Jersey (Princeton) Princeton Law School 1847 1852
New York (Ballston Spa) State and National Law School 1849 1860s
New York (Clinton) Maynard-Knox Law School, Hamilton College 1857 1887[75][76]
Oklahoma (Tulsa) O. W. Coburn School of Law 1979 1985
Tennessee (Davidson County) Judge John Haywood Law School c. 1807 c. 1807
Virginia (Winchester) Winchester Law School 1824 1831

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ ABA Accreditation Process
  2. ^ List of ABA approved law schools
  3. ^ [1] ABA-CLE Career Resource Center
  4. ^ [2] Law Schools
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  40. ^ Founded in 1977 as the University of Bridgeport School of Law, in 1992 merged with Quinnipiac University
  41. ^ Started in 1972 as the Antioch School of Law, in 1996 merged with the District of Columbia School of Law, itself founded in 1986
  42. ^ Opened in 1949, closed in 1968 and reopened in 2000
  43. ^ On the campus of St. Thomas University
  44. ^ Through St. Thomas University School of Law
  45. ^ Founded in 1975 as Lewis University College of Law and in 1979 merged with Northern Illinois University
  46. ^ Founded as Transylvania University Law School in 1799 and merged with University of Kentucky in 1908
  47. ^ Northeastern closed, because of lacking resources, in 1956 and reopened in 1968.
  48. ^ Opened in 1982 as Southern New England School of Law, because UMass-Dartmouth School of Law in 2010.
  49. ^ Has satellite campuses in Grand Rapids, Rochester, and Ann Arbor.
  50. ^ http://www.wmich.edu/news/2014/08/18003
  51. ^ Founded in 1923, closed in 1933 and reopened 1999
  52. ^ First of five predecessor school founded in 1900; merger completed in 1956
  53. ^ Closed in 1845 and reopened in 1908
  54. ^ http://web.nccu.edu/law/
  55. ^ Founded separately as Cleveland Law School in 1897 and John Marshall School of Law in 1916, merged in 1946
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  62. ^ The U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School confers the Master of Laws (LL.M) degree only, and it is generally open only to Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps military officers.
  63. ^ Originally opened in 1942, closed in 1946 and then reopened in 1950
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