Class Rank

Official Rank GPA Ranges

2013-2014 Official Class Rank Ranges
2012-2013 Official Class Rank Ranges

 

Fall Rank

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 Rank

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 Torts 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 Rank

One rank is released after Summer Semester Torts 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 Torts 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 (including Criminal Law taken in the Summer Semester after the 1L year) that course will not be included in calculating their rank.

2013-2014 Official Class Rank Ranges

Fall 2013

Fall 2013 Second Year Class Rank
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.623
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.371
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.138
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.890

Fall 2013 Third and Fourth Year Class Rank
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.565
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.413
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.174
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.958

2013 -2014 Preliminary Graduate Rank
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.583
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.413
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.186
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.963


All Fall 2013 ranks are based on cumulative GPA as of January 24, 2013.

2012-2013 Official Class Rank Ranges

Summer 2013

2012 - 2013 Final First Year Class Rank
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.588
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.354
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.089
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.855

Final First Year Class Rank is based on First Year GPA as of September 5, 2013. 

Spring 2013

Spring 2013 Preliminary First Year Class Rank
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.656
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.410
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.122
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.878

Spring 2013 Second Year Class Rank Ranges
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.563
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.387
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.157
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.927

Spring 2013 Third and Fourth Year 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 3.388
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.167
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.940

2012 - 2013 Final 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

All Spring 2013 Class Ranks are based on cumulative GPA as of June 18, 2013.

Fall 2012

Fall 2012 Second Year Class Rank
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.572
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.382
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.155
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.914

Fall 2012 Third and Fourth Year Class Rank
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.617
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.373
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.150
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.918

2012 -2013 Preliminary Graduate Rank
Top 10% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.614
Top 25% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.373
Top 50% includes students with a GPA at or above 3.155
Top 75% includes students with a GPA at or above 2.910

All Fall 2012 ranks are based on cumulative GPA as of January 25, 2013.