Best Law Librarianship Programs Comparison


A law library is a library designed to assist law students, attorneys, judges, and their law clerks and anyone else who finds it necessary to correctly determine the state of the law. Most law schools around the world will also have a law library, or in some universities, at least a section of the university library devoted to law. Here we introduce best colleges in the field of law librarianship where University of Washington-Seattle Campus is ranked top and The University of Texas at Austin is positioned on second place.

We briefly compare those top colleges with various factors such as tuition, admission, graduation, enrolment, and more. The full comparison for each factors with tables and charts is described at law librarianship colleges comparison page.

General Comparison

First, we compare the best law librarianship schools with general characteristics.
Table. Best Law Librarianship College Overview
RankNameLocationTypePopulation
1 University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, Washington Public, Four or more years 43,485
2 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas Public, Four or more years 52,186
3 Catholic University of America Washington, District of Columbia Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 6,838
4 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina Public, Four or more years 29,278

Admission and Acceptance Ratio Comparison

In this paragraph, we compare admission considerations between the best schools including applications fees, acceptance ratio, and application requirements.
Table. Best Law Librarianship College Admission Comparison
Open AdmissionApplication FeeAcceptance Ratio
University of Washington-Seattle Campus No $ 60 58.4%
(55.5%/60.9%)
The University of Texas at Austin No $ 75 46.7%
(44.1%/49.1%)
Catholic University of America No $ 55 63.2%
(63.0%/63.3%)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill No $ 80 33.0%
(34.9%/31.7%)

Tuition Costs Comparison

Next, we compare the tuition and other costs at best Law Librarianship colleges. Tuition is an amount of money charged to students for instructional services. Tuition may be charged per term, per course, or per credit. In-state tuition rate applies to students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements and out-of-tuition rate is for students who do not meet the ins-state residency requirements.

You can see more comprehensive tuition comparison between the best Law Librarianship schools at Best Law Librarianship schools tuition comparing page.
Table. Best Law Librarianship Schools Tuition Comparison
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-Of-StateIn-StateOut-Of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFeesTuitionFeesTuitionFees
University of Washington-Seattle Campus $ 11,305$ 1,078$ 28,860$ 1,078 $ 13,280$ 1,078$ 25,690$ 1,078
The University of Texas at Austin $ 9,790$ 0$ 33,128$ 0 $ 10,918$ 0$ 20,790$ 0
Catholic University of America $ 36,320$ 500$ 36,320$ 500 $ 36,320$ 400$ 36,320$ 400
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $ 5,823$ 1,870$ 26,575$ 1,870 $ 7,834$ 1,855$ 23,924$ 1,855

Grants, Scholarships, and Loans Comparison

This page contains comparison data on the number of full-time, first-time undergraduate students and all undergraduate students who receive different types of student financial aid, including grants and loans, from different sources at each best Law Librarianship school. You can analyze and compare financial aids of the best Law Librarianship schools with summary tables and charts. In Addition you can compare tuition and financial aids for the Law Librarianship colleges at best Law Librarianship school tuition comparing page.

Full-time student is a student enrolled for 12 or more semester credits , or 12 or more quarter credits, or 24 or more contact hours a week each term. First-time student is a student attending any institution for the first time at the undergraduate level. For full-time and first-time students, the financial aid reports include federal grants, Pell grants, other federal grants, state/local grants, grants from the institution, federal and non-federal student loans.
Table. Best Law Librarianship Schools - Full-Time, First-Time Undergraduate Student Financial Aids Comparison Table
Grants or ScholarshipStudent Loan
Number ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage AmountNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Amount
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 2,03136%$ 14,178 1,79732%$ 5,527
The University of Texas at Austin 3,54150%$ 8,668 3,01843%$ 5,957
Catholic University of America 83192%$ 18,024 60968%$ 8,316
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1,88847%$ 12,583 1,26031%$ 5,712

Enrollment Comparison

This paragraph compares the number of students enrolled in best Law Librarianshipschools. Next table counts total students headcount by school level and attendance status. Undergraduate full-time student is a student enrolled for 12 or more semester credits , or 12 or more quarter credits, or 24 or more contact hours a week each term. For graduate students, it includes students enrolled for 9 or more semester credits, or 9 or more quarter credits, or a student involved in thesis or dissertation preparation that is considered full time by the institution.

Undergraduate part-time student is a student enrolled for either less than 12 semester or quarter credits, or less than 24 contact hours a week each term. For graduate schools, students enrolled for less than 9 semester or quarter credits are included in this table.
Table. Best Law Librarianship Schools Enrollment Comparison by School Level/Attendance Status
UndergraduateGraduate
TotalFull-timePart-time Full-timePart-time
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 43,48526,2283,247 10,9493,061
The University of Texas at Austin 52,18637,0832,872 10,9071,324
Catholic University of America 6,8383,422272 1,3621,782
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 29,27817,562941 6,9363,839

Graduation Rates Comparison

Next, we compare the graduation rate between best Law Librarianship schools. The graduation Rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time divided by the revised cohort minus any allowable exclusions. For example, 6 years rate is applied for 4 year schools. For detail information of your desired school, follow links on the school name.

Next table shows the graduation rate by gender. the numbers in parenthesis means completers over total cohort.
Table. Best Law Librarianship Schools Graduation Rates By Gender
AverageMenWomen
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 80.81%
(4,270 / 5,284)
79.55%
(1,976 / 2,484)
81.93%
(2,294 / 2,800)
The University of Texas at Austin 78.67%
(5,797 / 7,369)
75.69%
(2,544 / 3,361)
81.16%
(3,253 / 4,008)
Catholic University of America 67.41%
(577 / 856)
63.98%
(254 / 397)
70.37%
(323 / 459)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 89.36%
(3,392 / 3,796)
87.70%
(1,333 / 1,520)
90.47%
(2,059 / 2,276)

Student To Fauclty Ratio Comparison

Student-to-faculty ratio is defined as total students not in graduate or professional programs divided by total instructional staff not teaching in graduate or professional programs. The student-to-faculty ratio is applicable only to institutions with undergraduate students. Next two tables compare the student-to-faculty ratio between best schools. For detail information of each school, follow the link on the school name. The ratio is calculated by dividing total number of students by total numbers of faculty. (for example, the ratio is 11.9 % for 131 students and 11 faculty members)
Table. Student to Faculty Ratio
20092010201120122013
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 5.9%9.1% 8.3%7.7% 6.7%
The University of Texas at Austin 5.6%5.9% 5.6%5.6% 5.6%
Catholic University of America 8.3%10.0% 11.1%11.1% 11.1%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 7.1%7.1% 7.1%7.1% 7.1%

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