By Year Approved

ABA-Approved Law Schools by Year

2017
UNT Dallas College of Law (provisional)

2015
Mitchell | Hamline School of Law

2014
Lincoln Memorial University School of Law

2013
Belmont University College of Law

2012
University of LaVerne College of Law (teach-out) (previously approved 2006-2011)
UMass Law

2011
University of California, Irvine School of Law

2008
Drexel University School of Law
Elon University School of Law

2006
Charleston School of Law
Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Liberty University School of Law

2005
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Western State College of Law at Argosy University (previously approved 1998-2004)

2004
Florida A&M University College of Law
Florida International University College of Law

2003
University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)

2002
Ave Maria School of Law
Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law

2001
Appalachian School of Law

2000
University of Nevada-Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

1999
Florida Coastal School of Law

1998
Chapman University School of Law

1996
Thomas Jefferson School of Law (teach-out)

1995
Roger Williams University School of Law

1994
Seattle University School of Law
Texas A&M University School of Law
(formerly Texas Wesleyan School of Law)

1992
Quinnipiac University School of Law

1991
University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law

1989
Regent University School of Law

1988
St. Thomas University College of Law (Florida) (previously School of Law)
Widener University-Commonwealth Law School

1985
City University of New York School of Law

1984
Georgia State University College of Law

1983
Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

1980
George Mason University School of Law
Mississippi College School of Law

1979
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law

1978
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Pace University School of Law
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

1975
University of Dayton School of Law
Hamline University School of Law (now Mitchell | Hamline School of Law)
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center
WMU Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Vermont Law School
Widener University-Delaware Law School

1974
Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
University of Hawai'i, William S. Richardson School of Law
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Western New England College School of Law

1972
University of Baltimore School of Law
Pepperdine University School of Law

1971
Hofstra University School of Law

1970
Lewis and Clark College Law School
Southwestern Law School

1969
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law
Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of Law
McGeorge School of Law, The University of the Pacific
New England Law | Boston
Northeastern University School of Law
Texas Tech University School of Law

1968
University of California-Davis, School of Law
Florida State University College of Law

1967
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law

1965
University of Memphis School of Law

1962
California Western School of Law
University of Maine School of Law

1961
The University of Akron School of Law
University of San Diego School of Law

1960
Duquesne University School of Law
Oklahoma City University College of Law

1959
South Texas College of Law-Houston

1958
Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School

1957
Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

1956
Golden Gate University School of Law

1954
New York Law School
Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law
Villanova University School of Law

1953
Southern University Law Center
Suffolk University Law Center

1951
Gonzaga University School of Law
UIC John Marshall Law School (Chicago)
Seton Hall University School of Law

1950
University of California-Los Angeles, School of Law
Capital University Law School
University of Houston Law Center
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
The University of Tulsa College of Law

1949
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law

1948
The University of New Mexico School of Law
Ohio Northern University-Claude W. Pettit College of Law
St. Mary's University School of Law

1945
University of Puerto Rico School of Law

1944
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (Indianapolis)

1941
Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University College of Law)
University of Miami School of Law
Rutgers School of Law - Newark

1940
American University, Washington College of Law

1939
University of California-Hastings, School of Law
University of Toledo College of Law

1938
Willamette University College of Law
William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell | Hamline School of Law)

1937
Brooklyn Law School
St. John's University School of Law
Santa Clara University School of Law
Wayne State University Law School

1936
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Fordham University School of Law
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
University at Buffalo Law School
Wake Forest University School of Law

1935
Loyola Law School-Los Angeles
University of San Francisco School of Law

1933
University of Connecticut School of Law
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law

1932
Boston College Law School
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe Law School

1931
Baylor University, Sheila & Walter Umphrey Law Center
Duke University School of Law
Howard University School of Law
University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Loyola University - New Orleans College of Law
Dickinson School of Law (now Pennsylvania State University-Dickinson Law)
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Law

1930
Albany Law School
The University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
University of Georgia School of Law
University of Maryland School of Law
University of Mississippi School of Law
New York University School of Law
Stetson University School of Law

1928
University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law

1927
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law

1926
The University of Alabama School of Law
The University of Arkansas School of Law-Fayetteville
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center

1925
Boston University School of Law
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
DePaul University School of Law
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
University of Idaho College of Law
University of Kentucky College of Law
Loyola University-Chicago School of Law
Marquette University Law School
Mercer University, Water F. George School of Law
University of Notre Dame Law School
University of South Carolina School of Law
The University of Tennessee College of Law
Tulane University School of Law
Vanderbilt University Law School

1924
Creighton University School of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
Saint Louis University School of Law
University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
University of Washington School of Law

1923
University of California-Berkeley, College of Law
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
University of Chicago Law School
University of Cincinnati College of Law
University of Colorado Law School
Columbia University Law School
Cornell University Law School
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Drake University Law School
Emory University School of Law
The George Washington University Law School
Harvard University Law School
University of Illinois College of Law
Indiana University Maurer School of Law (Bloomington)
University of Iowa College of Law
University of Kansas School of Law
University of Michigan Law School
University of Minnesota Law School
University of Missouri School of Law
The University of Montana School of Law
University of Nebraska College of Law
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law
University of North Dakota School of Law
Northwestern University School of Law
The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law
University of Oklahoma College of Law
University of Oregon School of Law
University of Pennsylvania Law School
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of South Dakota School of Law
Stanford University Law School
Syracuse University College of Law
The University of Texas School of Law
University of Virginia School of Law
Washburn University School of Law
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Washington University School of Law
West Virginia University College of Law
University of Wisconsin Law School
University of Wyoming College of Law
Yale University Law School