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RankSchoolL75L50L25G75G50G25
Acceptance Rate
Yield
1st Yr Class
App Deadline
App FeeFT Tuition*#Minority#Hispanic
#AmericanIndian
#Asian#Black#Hawaiian
#MixedRace
#Non-Domestic
# Students
%GetScholarships
%GetLessThanHalfTuition
%GetHalftoFullTuition
%GetFullTuition
FirstYearSectionSize
ClincicSeats
FieldPlacements
Male Faculty
Female Faculty
Minority Faculty
Total Faculty
Transfer In
Median Transfer GPA
CityState
2019 Rank
Key
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What is it?
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1Yale University1761731703.983.923.846.85%68.91%2042/28/2019$85.00$62,01723670079460414762559%34%25.00%0.00%65846191679030257113.9New HavenCT1Rank
USNWR 2020 Rank
7Sage Admissions
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2Stanford University1741711693.993.933.828.72%43.42%1802/1/19$85$60,07221177162320391456547%18%27.00%1.00%30294741258539210104StanfordCA2SchoolSchool Name
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3Harvard University1751731703.973.93.812.86%49.85%566February 1, 2019$85.00$63,8005061444186120250253176046%31%14.00%0.00%8067939922911156340323.95CambridgeMA3L75
75th percentile LSAT score
*These data are based on the 2018 ABA disclosures.
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4University of Chicago1731711673.963.893.7317.48%20.60%1933/1/19$85$64,08919676057320311259784%65%7.00%3.00%9672201285825186183.69ChicagoIL4L50
Median LSAT score
The medians describe the class that matriculated in 2018.
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5Columbia University1741721703.843.753.6316.79%33.82%412
11/15/2018 2/15/2019
$85$69,9164261202157121026167126450%40%6.00%4.00%9933629226913349402353.8New YorkNY5L25
25th percentile LSAT score
(That is, the class of 2021).
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6New York University1721701673.93.793.6123.57%23.39%4252/15$85$66,422402131013677058127136449%35%4.00%10.00%858916530914465453583.57New YorkNY6G75
75th percentile undergraduate GPA
8
7University of Pennsylvania1711701643.953.893.4914.58%25.45%2513/1$80.00$61,60822651281530393973653%36%12.00%5.00%84126601568648242103.77PhiladelphiaPA7G50
Median undergraduate GPA
9
8University of Virginia1711691633.973.893.5915.33%34.88%3203/4/2019$80$60,7002044816353138491345%24%10.00%11.00%4919651167702323710
Charlottesville
VA9G25
25th percentile undergraduate GPA
10
9University of Michigan1711691653.893.773.5519.60%31.15%361
11/1/2018; 12/7/2018; 2/15/2019
$75$59,76223863677450473993184%59%22.00%0.00%7015081451227621199143.78Ann ArborMI8
Acceptance Rate
What percent of applicants were offered admission
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10Duke University1701691673.873.783.6620.15%20.54%2352/15$70$63,40016753156470105266687%66%19.00%2.00%5517667117642118163.65DurhamNC11Yield
What percent of admitted applicants enrolled
12
10Northwestern University1701691643.93.843.5819.33%23.37%245
December 1, February 15
$75$62,08422991272380266866483%44%38.00%0.00%584131391629026252333.57ChicagoIL111st Yr Class
Size of first-year class
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University of California—Berkeley
1701681653.93.83.6419.69%25.40%3132/1/2019$75$49,3254071182185350675194364%40%21.00%0.00%3432622116211350275363.85BerkeleyCA9App Deadline
Deadline to apply
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13Cornell University1681671643.893.823.7321.13%21.33%195
Early Desicion 1=November 1, Early Decision 2=January 8, and Regular Decision=February 1
$80$65,54122672778370329863176%52%23.00%1.00%352411595511714673.4IthacaNY13App Fee
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14Georgetown University1681671633.93.83.5621.23%26.08%5813/1/19$85$62,244478137414218519179198357%35%21.00%1.00%105647572557255358151053.69WashingtonDC14FT Tuition*
We looked up the annual full-time tuition for a state resident for the 2018-2019 school year through Boston University. For schools below that, we just used the figures for full-time tuition for a state resident per semester according to the 2018 ABA 509s. Some of these are obviously listed per year.
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University of California—Los Angeles
1691681653.853.723.5222.52%21.27%311February 1$75$45,601312993136351383894281%52%26.00%1.00%7323513412010143221313.66Los AngelesCA16
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University of Texas at Austin
1681671603.883.743.4720.95%31.82%377
Nov 1 (Early Decision) March 1 (Regular Decision)
$70$35,715303154460431416089790%61%24.00%1.00%754001511869530281123.67AustinTX15#Minority
Total # minority students (all non-white students)
18
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University of Southern California
1671661633.893.783.6119.24%17.88%199
February 1st priority, April 1st final
$75$64,90822545091420472962493%54%37.00%2.00%621920129552618473.83Los AngelesCA19#Hispanic
# Hispanic students of any race
19
18Vanderbilt University1681671613.873.83.6123.66%14.54%180April 1$70$57,5581463734358141955792%58%31.00%0.00%609599814920130133.36NashvilleTN17
#AmericanIndian
# American Indian or Alaskan Native students
20
18
Washington University in St. Louis
1701681603.893.813.3929.97%19.45%243
4/1/2019, 8/10/2019
$70$57,44518239245770198068191%23%42.00%19.00%641751431145618170133.42St. LouisMO18#Asian
# Asian students
21
20University of Minnesota1661641613.883.763.5234.94%32.02%2237/15/19$60$42,840923163351165556689%44%38.00%7.00%4920852131691520093.42MinneapolisMN20#Black
# Black or African American students
22
21University of Notre Dame1661651593.893.713.4925.15%25.44%190
January 1 (Early Decision); March 15 (Regular)
$75$58,35815651343340251260388%56%32.00%0.00%64103231104511215563.4Notre DameIN24#Hawaiian
# Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Island students
23
22
George Washington University
1661651603.83.713.3740.85%27.11%564March 1$0$30,39537946918211932095149469%47%19.00%3.00%369868134414768491313.38WashingtonDC24#MixedRace
# students of two or more races
24
23Boston University1671661603.843.743.4925.87%18.42%284April 1, 2019$85.00$53,82020992151351293772093%57%36.00%0.00%78422252127712119840BostonMA22
#Non-Domestic
# of "Non-resident alien" students according to ABA
25
23
University of California—Irvine
1651631613.733.573.424.76%31.29%22903/01/2019$0$45,099227681109240252542094%43%48.00%2.00%53454061582911930IrvineCA21
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25University of Alabama1651641573.953.883.4231.06%24.47%117$40$11,96075192239013140669%21%29.00%3.00%591027770331210373.46TuscaloosaAL27# Students
Total number of students
27
26Emory University1661651583.913.793.5129.65%19.56%269March 1$85$56,500250900776202111585386%42%42.00%1.00%101995331138027202423.23AtlantaGA22
%GetScholarships
Percent of total students who get scholarships
28
27Arizona State University1641631583.93.763.3734.23%23.54%27311/15, 3/1$0$27,584201971537163331678864%28%25.00%9.00%721184811426640208503.25PhoenixAZ27
%GetLessThanHalfTuition
Percent of students with scholarships that cover less than half of tuition
29
27Boston College1641641613.683.623.4228.72%15.05%231March 31$75$27,37516335280210254271881%70%9.00%2.00%7763137745425128103.45BostonMA27
%GetHalftoFullTuition
Percent of students with scholarships that cover half to full tuition
30
27University of Georgia1641631593.853.673.3926.85%32.59%208June 1$50$19,708104304303910157767%37%27.00%2.00%6919722458431610150AthensGA32%GetFullTuition
Percent of students with scholarships that cover full tuition
31
27University of Iowa1631611573.773.613.4545.90%18.24%143May 1$0$13,6719339218170171442082%27%28.00%15.00%69941024936118540Iowa CityIA27
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University of California—Davis
1651621573.743.633.3734.60%18.45%2063/15/19$0$23,86123690085151454250092%23%55.00%0.00%501121185443379740DavisCA37
FirstYearSectionSize
33
31University of Florida (Levin)1641631553.843.723.3327.86%33.90%248Rolling$30$21,80329016642981191096975%35%31.00%7.00%10015331819012957319273.33GainesvilleFL41ClincicSeats
Number of seats available in law clinics last year
34
31Wake Forest University1631621603.723.583.3833.96%23.86%1793/1/2019$75$22,680984014420111046888%30%40.00%16.00%4018512389471313683.45
Winston-Salem
NC32
FieldPlacements
Number of field placements positions filled last year
35
34
Indiana University - Bloomington
1631621573.883.723.4939.10%21.87%174July 15$50$17,794913901826174950598%29%47.00%8.00%7531220579431412220
Bloomington
IN32
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34Ohio State University1631611573.913.753.5536.09%25.71%1879/15 and 7/1$60$15,42412536121350322056093%47%28.00%15.00%751288773391511220ColumbusOH32Male Faculty
# part-time and full-time male faculty
37
34University of North Carolina1631611583.753.593.3646.87%32.19%20905/01/2019$75.00$12,0861565223233136964568%23%43.00%2.00%717617365561812110Chapel HillNC45Female Faculty
# part-time and full-time female faculty
38
34University of Wisconsin1641621583.763.583.2345.62%34.70%2754/1/2019$60$42,21311952220241201349981%28%41.00%1.00%5138516961551711673.36MadisonWI27Minority Faculty
# part-time and full-time minority faculty
39
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Washington and Lee University
1641631583.683.513.2128.65%14.49%130March 01$0$24,678691832720101238899%43%54.00%2.00%549381632999200LexingtonVA26Total Faculty
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39Brigham Young University1661641603.913.83.5138.14%60.47%106June 30, 2019$0$13,0606026253519637969%29%18.00%9.00%52113123632458740ProvoUT41
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39Fordham University1661641613.73.63.3825.85%29.67%4153/31/2019$70$30,20335314211216312555121274%50%23.00%1.00%4527619522013847358193.47New YorkNY37Transfer In
How many students transferrerd in last year
42
39University of Arizona1621611553.823.73.3225.51%27.47%117July 15, 2019$0$25,8261125819157493433684%29%22.00%17.00%47.218015795602515510TucsonAZ41
Median Transfer GPA
50th Percentile GPA of incoming JD transfers
43
39
University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign
1641621573.83.653.2532.97%27.03%124March 15, 2019$0$19,0591063804415092643698%23%74.00%0.00%5112522576572013320ChampaignIL37
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39William & Mary Law School1641621563.93.763.436.13%14.85%193March 1$0$17,00011026524410141360091%57%32.00%2.00%49233217110621317200WilliamsburgVA37City
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44University of Washington1651631583.83.693.4426.41%21.72%174March 15$60$35,98814035356141311649874%46%24.00%0.00%563820103772218083.52SeattleWA32State
46
45George Mason University1641631573.883.763.4525.91%25.04%160
Priority: March 1 / Regular: April 30
$0$12,67711942139110264383118%34%50.00%11.00%48136353148643221293.31ArlingtonVA412019 Rank
USNWR 2019 rank
47
45
University of Colorado—Boulder
1641621563.823.713.4133.79%13.88%1724/1$65$31,8981347371912023254879%54%24.00%0.00%63307074482212200BoulderCO46
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47University of Utah1611591573.723.563.3247.54%27.17%99March 10$60$14,1773622481102444%12%29.00%0.00%35831685741119850
Salt Lake City
UT54
49
48Baylor University1611601573.763.593.3139.04%17.41%172
11/01/2018; 03/01/2019
$0$20,8071085882011110342477%33%38.00%2.00%52.720123612578620WacoTX50
50
48Florida State University1611601573.793.633.3435.87%38.06%2133/15, 7/31$30.00$10,3471829601347026755288%33%42.00%1.00%7271198744116115183.18TallahasseFL47
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48Temple University1631611573.73.543.3135.92%27.63%2263/1/2019$65$27,10320979157550171268874%25%28.00%18.00%621592761157233189123.3PhiladelphiaPA47
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51Pepperdine University1611601553.793.633.3536.28%14.23%15902/15/2019$0$27,91514864129250291450773%33%35.00%1.00%5320540495442113950MalibuCAUnranked
53
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Southern Methodist University
1631611553.83.683.4347.19%24.66%205February 15$0$27,04719283142290372074484%63%15.00%0.00%702191921436721211143.14DallasTX50
54
52Tulane University1611591563.643.463.1653.42%23.03%2118/1/2019$60$28,28612855016420151456981%41%40.00%0.00%7219624910840914850New OrleansLA54
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52University of Connecticut1611581553.623.453.238.74%27.71%138April 30, 2019$60$15,169943443122031437073%47%25.00%0.00%411517199581815740HartfordCT50
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52University of Maryland1611581543.73.563.2847.70%21.56%220April 1$70.00$33,65120246253770241163080%54%23.00%3.00%62196219101702417150BaltimoreMD49
*A conditional scholarship is any financial aid award, the retention of which is dependent upon the student maintaining a minimum grade point average or class standing, other than that ordinarily required to remain in good academic standing.
57
52University of Richmond1621611563.693.593.2431.87%23.19%143
Feb. 15, Mar. 1
$50$44,700575112250141742169%19%26.00%24.00%49998878611113973.41RichmondVA50
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Yeshiva University (Cardozo)
1621611573.713.523.2440.25%27.95%334April 1st$50$29,97021778078370245193489%30%39.00%20.00%50-603213631551142726920New YorkNY56
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University of Nevada—Las Vegas
1601581543.793.663.4430.80%57.35%157March 15$50$13,5111507802032020135775%19%27.00%17.00%495615253391692143.05Las VegasNV59
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59Seton Hall University1601581543.73.493.1548.56%22.98%246April 1$65$54,0901688304032013852979%43%26.00%11.00%6614612965491311430NewarkNJ59
61
59University of Houston1611601563.753.613.3533.05%22.84%202
11/15/2019; 2/15/2020; 5/15/2020
$0$026013767243201471475%58%11.00%6.00%6043401619245253253.42HoustonTX56
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59University of Tennessee1601581543.783.623.2537.28%33.07%12408/15/2019$35.00$9,83771264228011235171%23%35.00%0.00%411033958431110183.31KnoxvilleTN65
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Loyola Marymount University—Los Angeles
1621601573.723.583.3736.34%21.19%318
February 1; April 15
$65$28,6154152112111411494297766%18%46.00%0.00%694132521137941192343.22Los AngelesCA65
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University of California (Hastings)
1611581563.593.443.2444.90%20.87%31003/31$0$44,3263591621116319223092691%58%33.00%0.00%8133052114810643254113.6
San Francisco
CA58
65
64Northeastern University1631611563.793.63.3741.47%16.91%2023/1/2019$0$25,35023082166473311756394%30%22.00%21.00%6858854154159553.01BostonMA74
66
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Pennsylvania State - Penn State Law
1601591553.743.583.3235.07%17.96%1273/31/2019$60$25,492692009241152239998%13%37.00%48.00%519245382296000
University Park
PA74
67
64University of Missouri1601571553.73.493.0448.17%30.69%90March 15$60.00$8944712072008028670%15%40.00%10.00%45.57812332445710ColumbiaMO65
68
67Georgia State University1601581553.643.473.2529.99%34.84%201June 1$50.00$8,52518547341780161461643%18%2.00%22.00%65178162736320137183.04AtlantaGA65
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67University of Denver1601581543.633.453.1947.45%20.33%2486/1/2019$65$25,47117210732316023276356%25%24.00%6.00%70259495103662317063.27DenverCO63
70
67University of Kansas1601571533.763.573.2851.93%28.93%108
3/15/2019 & 4/1/2019
$55$056213111506333286%39%17.00%21.00%3482119443077400LawrenceKS74
71
67University of Miami1611581553.653.433.1755.95%23.40%339July 31$60$26,1954933673265803959106156%18%26.00%10.00%824711511116535176233.24
Coral Gables
FL65
72
71Brooklyn Law School1591571553.573.383.247.19%20.57%356
12/1/2018, 5/15/2019
$0$02771151815112870108191%43%38.00%10.00%625094581488223230123.12BrooklynNY83
73
71
Case Western Reserve University
1611591553.673.463.2350.32%22.05%157April 1$40$26,035912611937083041196%33%63.00%0.00%70212183682799550ClevelandOH65
74
71
Pennsylvania State - Dickinson Law
1621601583.663.433.2143.36%19.24%76June 30, 2019$0$50,58244170101106619399%9%20.00%26.00%72391062526105120CarlislePA59
75
71University of Kentucky1571551523.733.463.2248.03%35.82%151March 31, 2019$50$12,02379245533012339488%59%27.00%0.00%6854179413457510LexingtonKY65
76
71University of Oklahoma1591571543.783.63.338.93%45.77%174March 15$50.00$01312724917054650993%64%27.00%0.00%431203084625107150NormanOK63
77
71Villanova University1601581543.743.573.3529.49%27.05%183April 1$0$23,2681174601828124254872%14%19.00%38.00%71802876847811520VillanovaPA65
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77American University1601581553.583.433.0848.57%21.31%463March 1, 2019
$70.00 Waived if submitted by December 31, 2018
$28,36245219828110126849126762%35%24.00%3.00%10075664122114574366192.98WashingtonDC80
79
77Loyola University—Chicago1601571543.63.433.1845.67%24.91%273July 1N/A$24,4812399514365035700%0%0.00%0.00%7309111031002420373.29ChicagoIL74
80
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Rutgers University (merged)
1581551533.63.363.0848.80%32.17%409March 15$65.00$14,1793641595989111028111175%27%35.00%0.00%4133819219411852312203.11
Newark and Camden
NJ74
81
77St. John's University1601591533.763.613.3341.93%20.19%232March 15$0$29,74018864051610122073274%17%26.00%30.00%82189137955821153153.23JamaicaNY83
82
77University of Nebraska1601561533.843.663.3964.93%35.83%136March 1$50$0322015501334471%4%24.00%3.00%679647542347700LincolnNE80
83
77University of Pittsburgh1591571543.63.393.0929.31%24.21%130April 1st$65$34,8347719024220121240878%39%26.00%12.00%4325079110581516820PittsburghPA74
84
83Texas A&M University1581571553.73.513.2730.22%28.18%182
JD: May 31, JD Transfer: July 31
$65$15,5001388711424012341281%21%40.00%7.00%461757961421710353.27Fort WorthTX80
85
83University of Cincinnati1601571543.823.623.3447.93%27.72%1363/15/2019$35$24,0107219216250101331893%36%55.00%1.00%50341053928108630CincinnatiOH65
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83University of Oregon1591571543.583.383.1550.43%23.21%126March 1, 2019$0$17,709722201580274365100%50%47.00%1.00%6280525144109500EugeneOR85
87
86University of San Diego1611591563.693.533.2335.40%19.07%240$0$54,2802271011270284121971778%39%39.00%0.00%552352171024312145193.37San DiegoCA95
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Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago-Kent College of Law)
1601571513.643.443.0949.34%28.88%246March 15$0$23,822223101150421283373493%35%53.00%4.00%632391241364824184103.33ChicagoIL85
89
87
University of New Hampshire
1591561533.673.463.1561.15%30.56%91March 15$0.00$18,703331307409721197%28%36.00%10.00%476790413737810ConcordNH85
90
87University of Tulsa1571541503.633.483.0941.65%41.32%100
Fall start dealine is 7/31; Summer start deadline is 4/13; Spring start deadline is 12/1
$30$12,627801217410037528787%49%32.00%3.00%42530282755530TulsaOK101
91
90Saint Louis University1591551523.683.453.1863.99%33.46%176Rolling$0$21,0771092022344020552085%40%39.00%6.00%79878259451010473.1St. LouisMO88
92
91
Florida International University
1571561523.763.633.3833.31%26.95%161July 1$20$0276228263505946870%41%16.00%7.00%67185835930448993.26MiamiFL101
93
91Marquette University1561541503.613.423.1648.11%28.11%190
4/1/2019 and 6/1/2019
$50.00$46,170120592123908055973%51%21.00%1.00%665423875451012030MilwaukeeWI95
94
91Michigan State University1571541523.733.513.2459.41%21.93%208April 30$60$44,200144401123400303878481%12%51.00%18.00%7116315778461412440
East Lansing
MI88
95
91Syracuse University1561541523.613.383.1352.10%22.13%189July 15, 2019$75.00$25,71113452030420102556597%48%42.00%6.00%602431516131119200SyracuseNY88
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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
1571541513.743.463.1755.81%34.05%12604/15/2019$0$063188515017033648%23%22.00%0.00%63831204634108073.15FayettevilleAR88
97
91University of Hawaii1571541523.633.323.0149.67%38.00%116$75.00$11,1962132817961089729456%50%5.00%0.00%01766460554811530HonoluluHI101
98
91University of New Mexico1561531513.643.43.0947.86%36.79%106March 1$50.00$8,699172102181071344730%20%30.00%157.00%361201434950339950
Albuquerque
NM88
99
91
University of South Carolina
1571551533.653.413.1949.76%28.67%214March 1, 2019$60$14,804120314859117062070%62%7.00%1.00%727206839710773.18ColumbusSC88
100
91Wayne State University1611581553.693.53.2648.06%31.57%128July 1, 2019$0$16,4415810363405844386%22%27.00%26.00%30199944033107363.35DetroitMI98
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