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Pre-law: Law School Listings

Pre-Law Guide created to enable students interested in law school and a legal education.

Law School Listings

Choosing a law school, like choosing your undergraduate institution needs to be done with a lot of thought and research. Only graduates from ABA accredited law schools can take the Bar Exam to be a licensed to practice law for a specific state or multi-states. Below has information about different law schools, specifically schools in Connecticut. Make sure you look at the average GPA requirement, LSAT score along with financial cost and available aide provided by different schools. 

Law School Information

U.S. News & World Report

The ranking of the ABA accredited law schools by Best Grad Schools U.S. News & World Report Committee.

ABA Approved Law Schools – American Bar Association

Resources for ABA approved law school provides links to the list of law schools, links to different law school statistics and information about the ABA accrediting process.

Applying to Law School – LSAC

Many schools require applications to go through a secure LSAC account. This page describes the process of applying and provides a checklist for the application project.

Law School Revealed Secrets, Opportunities, and Success! by Furi-Perry, Ursula

Online Resource – Buley Library

Description: “Want a savvy, in-touch personal mentor to guide you through law school? Law School Revealed is that trustworthy insider, showing you the ropes and giving candid guidance. While other students are struggling to survive. This book lets you skip the angst, learn the secrets of academic success, and adeptly manage the latest opportunities and concerns of today's law students.”

Pre-law Companion: The Ultimate Guide to Preparing for Law School by Coleman, Ron, Esq.

Physical Resource – Buley Library

Description: “Guides potential lawyers through the most useful college courses, internships, and summer jobs, and includes information on financing and choosing a law school”

ABA Accredited Connecticut Law Schools:

Quinnipiac Law School – Quinnipiac University

The Quinnipiac Law School is in North Haven, CT. The website has descriptions about the J.D. program and has links to different resources. It also has class profiles and links to professor profiles.

University of Connecticut School of Law – University of Connecticut (UConn)

The University of Connecticut School of Law is in Hartford CT. The UConn Law homepage has links to news, events, admissions information, community focus and featured alumni.

Yale Law School – Yale University

Yale Law School is in New Haven, CT. The Yale Law School homepage has links to current featured news, areas of interest, Yale Law School today, commencement speeches and general information.