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The following charts, grouped by Type of School, show change in 1L enrollment between 2010 and 2014.

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Grouped by Type of School Average 2010 1L Enrollment Average 2014 1L Enrollment Change
Public Schools
83 schools
208
1L Students
160
1L Students
-23.1%
-48 1L Students
Private Schools
110 schools
284
1L Students
203
1L Students
-28.5%
-81 1L Students
For-Profit Schools
5 schools
434
1L Students
302
1L Students
-30.4%
-132 1L Students

Read this chart across each row. For example, the 83 Public Schools had an average 1L enrollment of 160 in 2014, down 23.1% from 2010.

School Type 2010 Entering Class 2014 Entering Class Change
Enr. LSAT Enr. LSAT Enr. LSAT
Score
(%ile Rank)
Risk Band Score
(%ile Rank)
Risk Band Score %ile Risk Band
University of South Dakota Public 75 149 (40.3) High 74 144 (22.9) Extreme -1.3% 5 -17.4
University of Wyoming Public 82 151 (48.1) Modest 85 150 (44.3) Modest 3.7% 1 -3.8
University of North Dakota Public 83 148 (36.3) High 73 143 (20.5) Extreme -12% 5 -15.8
University of California - Irvine Public 83 163 (88.1) Minimal 89 162 (85.9) Minimal 7.2% 1 -2.2
University of Montana Public 85 153 (55.6) Low 83 151 (48.1) Modest -2.4% 2 -7.5
University of Maine Public 95 153 (55.6) Low 81 149 (40.3) High -14.7% 4 -15.3
University of Hawaii Public 113 153 (55.6) Low 120 152 (52.2) Modest 6.2% 1 -3.4
University of New Mexico Public 116 153 (55.6) Low 111 150 (44.3) Modest -4.3% 3 -11.3
University of Utah Public 122 157 (70.9) Minimal 100 155 (63.9) Low -18% 2 -7
University of Idaho Public 130 151 (48.1) Modest 113 147 (33) High -13.1% 4 -15.1
University of The District of Columbia Public 131 149 (40.3) High 90 145 (26.1) Very High -31.3% 4 -14.2
University of New Hampshire Public 132 150 (44.3) Modest 71 152 (52.2) Modest -46.2% 2 7.9
Northern Illinois University Public 135 150 (44.3) Modest 84 146 (29.5) Very High -37.8% 4 -14.8
University of Kentucky Public 135 157 (70.9) Minimal 114 152 (52.2) Modest -15.6% 5 -18.7
West Virginia University Public 137 151 (48.1) Modest 107 152 (52.2) Modest -21.9% 1 4.1
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville Public 138 153 (55.6) Low 125 151 (48.1) Modest -9.4% 2 -7.5
University of Louisville Public 143 155 (63.9) Low 92 150 (44.3) Modest -35.7% 5 -19.6
Southern Illinois University Public 144 151 (48.1) Modest 125 144 (22.9) Extreme -13.2% 7 -25.2
University of Cincinnati Public 144 157 (70.9) Minimal 73 151 (48.1) Modest -49.3% 6 -22.8
University of Nebraska Public 145 153 (55.6) Low 107 152 (52.2) Modest -26.2% 1 -3.4
University of Nevada - Las Vegas Public 145 156 (67.4) Minimal 112 154 (59.7) Low -22.8% 2 -7.7
University of Missouri - Columbia Public 148 157 (70.9) Minimal 115 154 (59.7) Low -22.3% 3 -11.2
University of Missouri - Kansas City Public 156 154 (59.7) Low 149 150 (44.3) Modest -4.5% 4 -15.4
University of Arizona Public 157 161 (83.4) Minimal 104 156 (67.4) Minimal -33.8% 5 -16
University of Arkansas - Little Rock Public 157 151 (48.1) Modest 125 146 (29.5) Very High -20.4% 5 -18.6
University of Toledo Public 157 150 (44.3) Modest 79 148 (36.3) High -49.7% 2 -8
University of Memphis Public 158 153 (55.6) Low 118 150 (44.3) Modest -25.3% 3 -11.3
Florida International University Public 161 152 (52.2) Modest 144 151 (48.1) Modest -10.6% 1 -4.1
University of Alabama Public 161 159 (77.6) Minimal 134 157 (70.9) Minimal -16.8% 2 -6.7
CUNY Public 163 152 (52.2) Modest 97 151 (48.1) Modest -40.5% 1 -4.1
University of Kansas Public 165 155 (63.9) Low 125 153 (55.6) Low -24.2% 2 -8.3
University of Tennessee Public 169 156 (67.4) Minimal 93 154 (59.7) Low -45% 2 -7.7
Washburn University Public 169 153 (55.6) Low 113 148 (36.3) High -33.1% 5 -19.3
University of Oklahoma Public 174 157 (70.9) Minimal 157 155 (63.9) Low -9.8% 2 -7
University of Akron Public 177 152 (52.2) Modest 116 148 (36.3) High -34.5% 4 -15.9
University of Oregon Public 177 157 (70.9) Minimal 118 154 (59.7) Low -33.3% 3 -11.2
University of Colorado Public 180 161 (83.4) Minimal 166 156 (67.4) Minimal -7.8% 5 -16
University of Connecticut Public 186 158 (74.6) Minimal 160 155 (63.9) Low -14% 3 -10.7
University of Washington Public 186 160 (80.4) Minimal 163 160 (80.4) Minimal -12.4% 0 -0
Arizona State University Public 191 158 (74.6) Minimal 143 157 (70.9) Minimal -25.1% 1 -3.7
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Public 195 153 (55.6) Low 141 151 (48.1) Modest -27.7% 2 -7.5
University of California - Davis Public 196 160 (80.4) Minimal 164 160 (80.4) Minimal -16.3% 0 -0
Wayne State University Public 197 153 (55.6) Low 117 152 (52.2) Modest -40.6% 1 -3.4
Florida State University Public 199 161 (83.4) Minimal 188 156 (67.4) Minimal -5.5% 5 -16
Northern Kentucky University Public 199 152 (52.2) Modest 119 146 (29.5) Very High -40.2% 6 -22.7
University of Mississippi Public 199 151 (48.1) Modest 128 151 (48.1) Modest -35.7% 0 -0
University of Iowa Public 203 158 (74.6) Minimal 141 157 (70.9) Minimal -30.5% 1 -3.7
North Carolina Central University Public 206 143 (20.5) Extreme 199 141 (15.2) Extreme -3.4% 2 -5.3
Texas Southern University Public 212 145 (26.1) Very High 166 143 (20.5) Extreme -21.7% 2 -5.6
William and Mary Public 217 160 (80.4) Minimal 213 157 (70.9) Minimal -1.8% 3 -9.5
SUNY Buffalo Public 219 155 (63.9) Low 143 151 (48.1) Modest -34.7% 4 -15.8
Louisiana State University Public 222 155 (63.9) Low 200 153 (55.6) Low -9.9% 2 -8.3
Georgia State University Public 224 159 (77.6) Minimal 186 155 (63.9) Low -17% 4 -13.7
Penn State University Public 228 157 (70.9) Minimal 191 153 (55.6) Low -16.2% 4 -15.3
University of Illinois Public 228 163 (88.1) Minimal 157 158 (74.6) Minimal -31.1% 5 -13.5
Ohio State University Public 230 160 (80.4) Minimal 167 156 (67.4) Minimal -27.4% 4 -13
University of South Carolina Public 239 156 (67.4) Minimal 213 152 (52.2) Modest -10.9% 4 -15.2
Texas Tech University Public 244 153 (55.6) Low 228 151 (48.1) Modest -6.6% 2 -7.5
University of Wisconsin Public 246 158 (74.6) Minimal 158 157 (70.9) Minimal -35.8% 1 -3.7
University of Georgia Public 248 162 (85.9) Minimal 185 158 (74.6) Minimal -25.4% 4 -11.3
Indiana University - Bloomington Public 250 156 (67.4) Minimal 183 154 (59.7) Low -26.8% 2 -7.7
Texas A&M Public 253 151 (48.1) Modest 192 152 (52.2) Modest -24.1% 1 4.1
University of North Carolina Public 254 159 (77.6) Minimal 201 157 (70.9) Minimal -20.9% 2 -6.7
University of Pittsburgh Public 259 158 (74.6) Minimal 156 152 (52.2) Modest -39.8% 6 -22.4
University of Minnesota Public 260 159 (77.6) Minimal 193 157 (70.9) Minimal -25.8% 2 -6.7
University of Houston Public 266 159 (77.6) Minimal 231 155 (63.9) Low -13.2% 4 -13.7
Rutgers State University - Camden Public 269 157 (70.9) Minimal 182 152 (52.2) Modest -32.3% 5 -18.7
Indiana University - Indianapolis Public 282 151 (48.1) Modest 281 148 (36.3) High -0.4% 3 -11.8
Rutgers State University - Newark Public 283 155 (63.9) Low 189 153 (55.6) Low -33.2% 2 -8.3
University of California - Berkeley Public 286 162 (85.9) Minimal 274 164 (90) Minimal -4.2% 2 4.1
Florida A&M University Public 288 144 (22.9) Extreme 152 144 (22.9) Extreme -47.2% 0 -0
University of Maryland Public 296 157 (70.9) Minimal 196 155 (63.9) Low -33.8% 2 -7
George Mason University Public 303 158 (74.6) Minimal 161 156 (67.4) Minimal -46.9% 2 -7.2
University of California - Los Angeles Public 308 165 (92) Minimal 314 163 (88.1) Minimal 1.9% 2 -3.9
University of Florida Public 310 160 (80.4) Minimal 307 155 (63.9) Low -1% 5 -16.5
Southern University Law Center Public 320 143 (20.5) Extreme 196 142 (17.8) Extreme -38.8% 1 -2.7
Temple University Public 326 159 (77.6) Minimal 215 156 (67.4) Minimal -34% 3 -10.2
University of Baltimore Public 363 151 (48.1) Modest 233 148 (36.3) High -35.8% 3 -11.8
University of Virginia Public 368 166 (93.2) Minimal 307 166 (93.2) Minimal -16.6% 0 -0
University of Michigan Public 376 168 (95.9) Minimal 318 165 (92) Minimal -15.4% 3 -3.9
University of California - Hastings Public 383 160 (80.4) Minimal 323 155 (63.9) Low -15.7% 5 -16.5
University of Texas Public 389 164 (90) Minimal 301 163 (88.1) Minimal -22.6% 1 -1.9
University of Illinois at Chicago - John Marshall Law School Public 539 151 (48.1) Modest 357 146 (29.5) Very High -33.8% 5 -18.6
Ohio Northern University Private 120 149 (40.3) High 71 144 (22.9) Extreme -40.8% 5 -17.4
Appalachian School of Law Private 127 146 (29.5) Very High 48 141 (15.2) Extreme -62.2% 5 -14.3
Elon Law School Private 132 153 (55.6) Low 112 145 (26.1) Very High -15.2% 8 -29.5
Liberty University Private 135 148 (36.3) High 84 148 (36.3) High -37.8% 0 -0
Creighton University Private 144 151 (48.1) Modest 114 148 (36.3) High -20.8% 3 -11.8
Washington and Lee University Private 144 161 (83.4) Minimal 101 157 (70.9) Minimal -29.9% 4 -12.5
Faulkner University Private 145 148 (36.3) High 113 142 (17.8) Extreme -22.1% 6 -18.5
Drexel University Private 146 156 (67.4) Minimal 129 151 (48.1) Modest -11.6% 5 -19.3
University of Richmond Private 146 159 (77.6) Minimal 133 155 (63.9) Low -8.9% 4 -13.7
University of Tulsa Private 146 152 (52.2) Modest 86 151 (48.1) Modest -41.1% 1 -4.1
Brigham Young University Private 150 161 (83.4) Minimal 126 156 (67.4) Minimal -16% 5 -16
Drake University Private 155 153 (55.6) Low 106 148 (36.3) High -31.6% 5 -19.3
Howard University Private 156 151 (48.1) Modest 126 148 (36.3) High -19.2% 3 -11.8
Willamette University Private 158 154 (59.7) Low 100 149 (40.3) High -36.7% 5 -19.4
Campbell University Private 162 154 (59.7) Low 185 149 (40.3) High 14.2% 5 -19.4
Quinnipiac University Private 163 154 (59.7) Low 92 150 (44.3) Modest -43.6% 4 -15.4
Wake Forest University Private 165 160 (80.4) Minimal 179 157 (70.9) Minimal 8.5% 3 -9.5
Mercer University Private 166 153 (55.6) Low 146 147 (33) High -12% 6 -22.6
Samford University Private 166 153 (55.6) Low 146 148 (36.3) High -12% 5 -19.3
University of La Verne Private 166 150 (44.3) Modest 58 144 (22.9) Extreme -65.1% 6 -21.4
Regent University Private 168 150 (44.3) Modest 104 148 (36.3) High -38.1% 2 -8
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis Private 168 154 (59.7) Low 124 150 (44.3) Modest -26.2% 4 -15.4
Western New England University School of Law Private 168 151 (48.1) Modest 118 143 (20.5) Extreme -29.8% 8 -27.6
University of Notre Dame Private 172 162 (85.9) Minimal 200 160 (80.4) Minimal 16.3% 2 -5.5
Widener University - Pennsylvania Private 178 148 (36.3) High 97 145 (26.1) Very High -45.5% 3 -10.2
Stanford University Private 180 167 (94.6) Minimal 179 169 (96.7) Minimal -0.6% 2 2.1
Baylor University Private 183 160 (80.4) Minimal 158 155 (63.9) Low -13.7% 5 -16.5
Gonzaga University Private 183 154 (59.7) Low 125 151 (48.1) Modest -31.7% 3 -11.6
Vanderbilt University Private 193 165 (92) Minimal 171 162 (85.9) Minimal -11.4% 3 -6.1
Roger Williams University Private 198 149 (40.3) High 138 145 (26.1) Very High -30.3% 4 -14.2
Ave Maria School of Law Private 203 147 (33) High 112 139 (11.4) Extreme -44.8% 8 -21.6
Cornell University Private 205 166 (93.2) Minimal 203 166 (93.2) Minimal -1% 0 -0
University of Chicago Private 205 168 (95.9) Minimal 190 166 (93.2) Minimal -7.3% 2 -2.7
Yale University Private 205 171 (98) Minimal 200 170 (97.4) Minimal -2.4% 1 -0.6
University of Dayton Private 207 150 (44.3) Modest 113 145 (26.1) Very High -45.4% 5 -18.2
Valparaiso University Private 207 147 (33) High 174 141 (15.2) Extreme -15.9% 6 -17.8
Chapman University Private 212 155 (63.9) Low 169 153 (55.6) Low -20.3% 2 -8.3
Duquesne University Private 212 151 (48.1) Modest 124 150 (44.3) Modest -41.5% 1 -3.8
Mississippi College Private 212 147 (33) High 151 144 (22.9) Extreme -28.8% 3 -10.1
Vermont Law School Private 212 153 (55.6) Low 143 146 (29.5) Very High -32.5% 7 -26.1
Northeastern University Private 220 155 (63.9) Low 126 153 (55.6) Low -42.7% 2 -8.3
University of Southern California Private 220 166 (93.2) Minimal 202 163 (88.1) Minimal -8.2% 3 -5.1
Pepperdine University Private 222 159 (77.6) Minimal 227 153 (55.6) Low 2.3% 6 -22
Oklahoma City University Private 224 149 (40.3) High 156 145 (26.1) Very High -30.4% 4 -14.2
Hamline University Private 227 149 (40.3) High 90 146 (29.5) Very High -60.4% 3 -10.8
Albany Law School Private 236 152 (52.2) Modest 117 148 (36.3) High -50.4% 4 -15.9
Case Western Reserve University Private 236 157 (70.9) Minimal 146 157 (70.9) Minimal -38.1% 0 -0
Duke University Private 238 168 (95.9) Minimal 221 166 (93.2) Minimal -7.1% 2 -2.7
Western State University Private 242 148 (36.3) High 104 146 (29.5) Very High -57% 2 -6.8
Capital University Private 246 150 (44.3) Modest 163 144 (22.9) Extreme -33.7% 6 -21.4
Loyola University New Orleans Private 246 150 (44.3) Modest 139 150 (44.3) Modest -43.5% 0 -0
Lewis and Clark College Private 247 157 (70.9) Minimal 203 155 (63.9) Low -17.8% 2 -7
Marquette University Private 247 154 (59.7) Low 208 149 (40.3) High -15.8% 5 -19.4
University of Pennsylvania Private 250 166 (93.2) Minimal 250 164 (90) Minimal 0% 2 -3.2
University of San Francisco Private 251 155 (63.9) Low 172 151 (48.1) Modest -31.5% 4 -15.8
Villanova University Private 251 159 (77.6) Minimal 155 152 (52.2) Modest -38.2% 7 -25.4
Syracuse University Private 252 153 (55.6) Low 169 153 (55.6) Low -32.9% 0 -0
Barry University Private 254 149 (40.3) High 268 144 (22.9) Extreme 5.5% 5 -17.4
Southern Methodist University Private 254 156 (67.4) Minimal 226 156 (67.4) Minimal -11% 0 -0
University of Detroit Mercy Private 257 146 (29.5) Very High 199 148 (36.3) High -22.6% 2 6.8
Tulane University Private 258 160 (80.4) Minimal 185 157 (70.9) Minimal -28.3% 3 -9.5
Boston College Private 261 163 (88.1) Minimal 230 159 (77.6) Minimal -11.9% 4 -10.5
Boston University Private 268 164 (90) Minimal 208 160 (80.4) Minimal -22.4% 4 -9.6
Catholic University of America Private 274 156 (67.4) Minimal 140 151 (48.1) Modest -48.9% 5 -19.3
Northwestern University Private 274 166 (93.2) Minimal 242 162 (85.9) Minimal -11.7% 4 -7.3
St. Thomas University - Florida Private 275 148 (36.3) High 233 144 (22.9) Extreme -15.3% 4 -13.4
Washington University in St Louis Private 276 162 (85.9) Minimal 270 162 (85.9) Minimal -2.2% 0 -0
Touro College Private 280 149 (40.3) High 187 145 (26.1) Very High -33.2% 4 -14.2
Loyola University Chicago Private 292 157 (70.9) Minimal 231 155 (63.9) Low -20.9% 2 -7
Emory University Private 293 166 (93.2) Minimal 223 158 (74.6) Minimal -23.9% 8 -18.6
Michigan State University Private 299 152 (52.2) Modest 248 150 (44.3) Modest -17.1% 2 -7.9
Pace University Private 299 152 (52.2) Modest 207 148 (36.3) High -30.8% 4 -15.9
St. Mary's University Private 301 151 (48.1) Modest 254 148 (36.3) High -15.6% 3 -11.8
University of Denver Private 301 156 (67.4) Minimal 258 153 (55.6) Low -14.3% 3 -11.8
Whittier Law School Private 303 150 (44.3) Modest 239 143 (20.5) Extreme -21.1% 7 -23.8
Chicago-Kent College of Law Private 310 155 (63.9) Low 228 152 (52.2) Modest -26.5% 3 -11.7
DePaul University Private 312 156 (67.4) Minimal 226 148 (36.3) High -27.6% 8 -31.1
Santa Clara University Private 314 158 (74.6) Minimal 152 156 (67.4) Minimal -51.6% 2 -7.2
Golden Gate University Private 320 151 (48.1) Modest 137 146 (29.5) Very High -57.2% 5 -18.6
Seattle University Private 324 155 (63.9) Low 256 151 (48.1) Modest -21% 4 -15.8
University of San Diego Private 330 159 (77.6) Minimal 223 155 (63.9) Low -32.4% 4 -13.7
St. Louis University Private 334 153 (55.6) Low 165 151 (48.1) Modest -50.6% 2 -7.5
St. John's University Private 341 156 (67.4) Minimal 214 153 (55.6) Low -37.2% 3 -11.8
University of the Pacific Private 346 155 (63.9) Low 152 148 (36.3) High -56.1% 7 -27.6
William Mitchell College of Law Private 357 152 (52.2) Modest 169 149 (40.3) High -52.7% 3 -11.9
Seton Hall University Private 358 155 (63.9) Low 167 152 (52.2) Modest -53.4% 3 -11.7
Stetson University Private 360 154 (59.7) Low 246 152 (52.2) Modest -31.7% 2 -7.5
Hofstra University Private 365 156 (67.4) Minimal 280 147 (33) High -23.3% 9 -34.4
California Western School of Law Private 382 151 (48.1) Modest 263 146 (29.5) Very High -31.2% 5 -18.6
Cardozo-Yeshiva University Private 382 160 (80.4) Minimal 339 155 (63.9) Low -11.3% 5 -16.5
Nova Southeastern University Private 386 148 (36.3) High 262 146 (29.5) Very High -32.1% 2 -6.8
Widener University - Delaware Private 389 150 (44.3) Modest 128 148 (36.3) High -67.1% 2 -8
New England School of Law Private 393 151 (48.1) Modest 265 146 (29.5) Very High -32.6% 5 -18.6
Loyola Marymount University Private 403 158 (74.6) Minimal 312 156 (67.4) Minimal -22.6% 2 -7.2
Columbia University Private 404 170 (97.4) Minimal 381 170 (97.4) Minimal -5.7% 0 -0
Southwestern Law School Private 410 152 (52.2) Modest 337 149 (40.3) High -17.8% 3 -11.9
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Private 422 149 (40.3) High 241 141 (15.2) Extreme -42.9% 8 -25.1
South Texas College of Law Houston Private 461 151 (48.1) Modest 362 148 (36.3) High -21.5% 3 -11.8
New York University Private 476 169 (96.7) Minimal 452 167 (94.6) Minimal -5% 2 -2.1
Fordham University Private 477 163 (88.1) Minimal 367 160 (80.4) Minimal -23.1% 3 -7.7
Brooklyn Law School Private 486 162 (85.9) Minimal 399 153 (55.6) Low -17.9% 9 -30.3
University of Miami Private 489 156 (67.4) Minimal 229 155 (63.9) Low -53.2% 1 -3.5
American University Private 502 158 (74.6) Minimal 429 152 (52.2) Modest -14.5% 6 -22.4
George Washington University Private 523 162 (85.9) Minimal 539 159 (77.6) Minimal 3.1% 3 -8.3
Suffolk University Private 531 152 (52.2) Modest 423 143 (20.5) Extreme -20.3% 9 -31.7
Harvard University Private 561 171 (98) Minimal 563 170 (97.4) Minimal 0.4% 1 -0.6
Georgetown University Private 591 168 (95.9) Minimal 580 163 (88.1) Minimal -1.9% 5 -7.8
New York Law School Private 641 153 (55.6) Low 245 148 (36.3) High -61.8% 5 -19.3
Thomas M Cooley Law School Private 1583 144 (22.9) Extreme 445 141 (15.2) Extreme -71.9% 3 -7.7
Concordia University School of Law Private (-) High 46 149 (40.3) Extreme No 2010 Data
Charleston School of Law For Profit 237 151 (48.1) Modest 166 143 (20.5) Extreme -30% 8 -27.6
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta For Profit 265 148 (36.3) High 214 146 (29.5) Very High -19.2% 2 -6.8
Arizona Summit Law School For Profit 392 148 (36.3) High 262 140 (13.4) Extreme -33.2% 8 -22.9
Charlotte School of Law For Profit 468 148 (36.3) High 446 138 (9.6) Extreme -4.7% 10 -26.7
Florida Coastal School of Law For Profit 808 146 (29.5) Very High 424 140 (13.4) Extreme -47.5% 6 -16.1