Georgia State University tops list of best-value schools

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Georgia State University College of Law. Photo by Jayingram11, via Wikimedia Commons

Georgia State University College of Law has claimed the No. 1 spot on a list of the nation’s best-value law schools.

The National Jurist explains why the college is at the top of its list. The average student debt of Georgia State University law students is $64,384 and its employment rate is 82.3 percent.

The top 10 law schools on the list are:

1) Georgia State University, $16,858 tuition

2) University of Georgia, $19,488 tuition

3) University of Florida, $22,299 tuition

4) University of Wisconsin, $21,450 tuition

5) University of Nebraska, $15,036 tuition

6) University of South Dakota, $14,501 tuition

7) University of Arkansas Fayetteville, $15,704 tuition

8) University of Alabama, $23,055 tuition

9) University of Kentucky, $22,700 tuition

10) University of Oklahoma, $19,973 tuition

The schools are ranked based on the percentage of students who pass the bar exam (weighted 15 percent), employment rate (weighted 35 percent), resident tuition (weighted 25 percent), cost of living (weighted 10 percent), and average indebtedness at graduation (weighted 15 percent).

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