Class Rank

Official Rank GPA Ranges

2015-2016 Class Rank Ranges

Graduate Class Rank Ranges (Academic Years 2011-2012 to 2015-2016)

Fall Ranking

Three ranks are released after all Fall Semester grades have been posted, the Fall Second Year Class Rank, The Fall Third/Fourth Year Class Rank and the Preliminary Graduate Class Rank. First Year students do not receive a Fall Semester class rank.

Fall Second Year Class Rank

All Second Year students who completed the Fall Semester receive a Fall Second Year Class Rank.

Fall Third/Fourth Year Class Rank

All Third and Fourth Year students who completed the Fall Semester, but did not graduate in December, receive a Third/Fourth Year Class Rank.

Preliminary Graduate Rank

All students who graduated in August or December receive a Fall Preliminary Graduate Rank. Final Graduate Class Rank for August and December graduates cannot be calculated until Spring Semester grades have posted.

Spring Ranking

Four ranks are released after all Spring Semester grades have been posted, the Preliminary First Year Class Rank, The Spring Second Year Class Rank, The Spring Third/Fourth Year Class Rank and the Final Graduate Class Rank.

Preliminary First Year Class Rank

All First Year students who completed the majority of their First Year courses receive a Preliminary First Year Class Rank. Final First Year Class Rank is not calculated until after Summer Semester First Year grades have posted.

Spring Second Year Class Rank

All Second Year students who completed the Fall or Spring Semester receive a Spring Second Year Class Rank

Spring Third/Fourth Year Class Rank

All Third and Fourth Year students who completed the Fall or Spring Semester, but did not graduate in December or May, receive a Third/Fourth Year Class Rank.

Final Graduate Rank

All students who graduated in August, December or May receive a Final Graduate Rank.

Summer Ranking

One rank is released after Summer Semester First Year grades have been posted, the Final First Year Class Rank.

Final First Year Class Rank

All active students who completed the majority of their first-year coursework during the academic year receive a Final First Year Class Rank. Students who withdraw from the School of Law before the fall of their second year are not considered active students and are not included in the Final First Year Class Rank.

Final First Year Class Rank is calculated after Summer First Year grades are posted. The Final First Year Class Rank is based on first-year GPA only; No upper level courses are included in the Final First Year Class Rank calculations. If a student defers a 1L course past the normal 1L year that course will not be included in calculating their rank.

2015-2016 Class Rank Ranges

Preliminary 2015-2016 First Year Class Rank Ranges
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.577
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.400
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.133
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.887

2015-2016 Second Year Class Rank Ranges
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.634
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.412
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.242
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.972

2015-2016 Third and Fourth Year Class Rank Ranges
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.666
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.478
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.318
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.082

2015-2016 Graduate Class Rank Ranges
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.652
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.476
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.289
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.093

Graduate Class Rank Ranges (Academic Years 2011-2012 to 2015-2016)

2011-2012 Graduate Class Rank Ranges
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.578
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.367
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.130
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.837

2012-2013 Graduate Class Rank Ranges
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.638
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.389
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.180
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.931

2013-2014 Graduate Class Rank Ranges
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.615
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.445
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.214
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.004

2014-2015 Graduate Class Rank Ranges
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.670
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.479
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.237
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.041

2015-2016 Graduate Class Rank Ranges
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.652
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.476
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.289
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.093