Monday, April 6, 2009

2009 Top Ten Most Mormon Friendly Law Schools

1. University of Nevada, Las Vegas - William S. Boyd School of Law
Number of Mormon Law Students: 80
Percentage of Student Body: 16.98%
Cost of Living: $14,260
Cost of Tuition: $20,302
Distance to nearest Temple: 13 Miles
US News Ranking: 88
Total Points: 409


2. Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Number of Mormon Law Students: 70
Percentage of Student Body: 11.12%
Cost of Living: $12,952
Cost of Tuition: $28,856
Distance to Nearest Temple: 10 Miles
US News Ranking: 51
Total Points: 394


3. University of Idaho School of Law
Number of Mormon Law Students: 82
Percentage of Student Body: 26.11%
Cost of Living: $15,270
Cost of Tuition: $20,962
Distance of Nearest Temple: 83 Miles
US News Ranking: 0
Total Points: 384


4. University of Michigan Law School
Number of Mormon Law Students: 26
Percentage of Student Body: 2.3%
Cost of Living: $15,000
Cost of Tuition: $22,250
Distance to Nearest Temple: 44 Miles
US News Ranking: 9
Total Points: 329



5. Texas Tech University School of Law
Number of Mormon Law Students: 38
Percentage of Student Body: 5.41
Cost of Living: $12,990
Cost of Tuition: $20,759
Distance to Nearest Temple: 7 Miles
US News Ranking: 0
Total Points: 326


6. University of Minnesota Law School
Number of Mormon Law Students: 27
Percentage of Student Body: 3.37%
Cost of Living: $13,392
Cost of Tuition: $32,303
Distance to Nearest Temple: 18 Miles
US News Ranking: 22
Total Points: 323



7. University of Nebraska College of Law

Number of Mormon Law Students: 38
Percentage of Student Body: 9.52%
Cost of Living: $11,476
Cost of Tuition: $27,742
Distance to Nearest Temple: 58 Miles
US News Ranking: 73
Total Points: 305


8. Gonzaga University School of Law
Number of Mormon Law Students: 50
Percentage of Student Body: 8.97%
Cost of Living: $14,375
Cost of Tuition: $30,120
Distance to Nearest Temple: 12 Miles
US News Ranking: 0
Total Points: 295


9. George Washington School of Law
Number of Mormon Law Students: 70
Percentage of Student Body: 4.13%
Cost of Living: $20,500
Cost of Tuition: $38,198
Distance to Nearest Temple: 10 Miles
US News Ranking: 20
Total Points: 285




10. Willamette University College of Law
Number of Mormon Law Students:55
Percentage of Student Body: 12.97%
Cost of Living: $15,986
Cost of Tuition: $27,495
Distance to Nearest Temple: 39 Miles
US News
Ranking: 0
Total Points: 284





Honorable Mention: Creighton University School of Law
Number of Mormon Law Students:44
Percentage of Student Body: 9.4%
Cost of Living: $16,530
Cost of Tuition: $28,442
Distance to Nearest Temple: 7 Miles
US News Ranking: 0
Total Points: 282





*Neither Brigham Young University or University of Utah were considered for this list.


Download a PDF of Top Ten List HERE