A New Way To Rate Law Schools: By How Quickly You Can Pay Off Your Loans

M7 Financial’s Graduate Program Credit Ratings for Law Schools 2014-15:

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RatingSchoolLeverage RatioCoverageRatioAverage Private Sector PayAverage DebtEstimated Annual Payment
AStanford.6810.5$160,000$108,391$15,236.52
AYale.710.17$160,000$111,961$15,738.36
AHarvard.779.2$160,000$123,673$17,384.76
A-BYU.5612.69$100,000$56,053$7,879.44
A-U of T – Austin.5812.35$160,000$92,180$12,957.72
A-Boston College.7110.03$145,000$102,865$14,459.76
A-UCLA.729.9$160,000$114,963$16,160.40
A-U. of Michigan Ann Arbor.749.67$160,000$117,675$16,541.64
A-George Washington U..779.2$160,000$123,693$17,387.52
A-Duke.789.14$160,000$124,549$17,507.88
A-U. of Pennsylvania.828.7$160,000$130,855$18,394.32
A-U. of Virginia.838.58$160,000$132,601$18,639.72
A-U.C. Berkeley.888.05$160,000$141,358$19,870.68
A-Columbia.888.04$160,000$141,566$19,899.96
A-NYU.927.71$160,000$147,685$20,760.12
A-U. of Chicago.967.4$160,000$153,753$21,613.08
BBoston U..6910.32$160,000$110,309$15,506.16
BUNC Chapel Hill.818.82$115,000$92,726$13,034.52
BVanderbilt.888.08$130,000$114,411$16,082.76
BFordham.897.99$160,000$142,435$20,022.12
BGeorgetown.917.82$160,000$145,631$20,471.40
BU. of Alabama.927.75$77,500$71,098$9,994.32
BUSC.927.72$160,000$147,395$20,719.32
BNotre Dame.947.54$105,000$99,090$13,929.12
BU. of Minnesota Twin Cities.967.37$102,000$98,410$13,833.48
BNorthwestern.977.31$160,000$155,777$21,897.60
BWashington U. St. Louis1.07.15$110,500$109,978$15,459.60
BU. of Arizona1.017.03$89,800$90,898$12,777.60
BU. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign1.056.81$81,000$84,665$11,901.36
BWilliam & Mary1.056.78$98,000$102,832$14,455.08
BU. of Washington1.066.7$95,000$100,867$14,178.84
BArizona State1.086.6$100,000$107,809$15,154.68
BIndiana U. Bloomington1.086.59$100,000$107,947$15,174.12
BU. of Wisconsin Madison1.086.555$78,000$84,679$11,903.40
BEmory1.146.26$100,000$113,656$15,976.68
BOhio State1.25.92$81,250$97,624$13,723.08
BU.C. Davis1.225.84$85,000$103,605$14,563.80
BFlorida State1.225.82$65,000$79,426$11,164.92
BU. of Georgia1.295.51$63,000$81,370$11,438.16
BU. of Iowa1.335.34$75,000$99,827$14,032.68
BTulane1.375.18$90,000$123,713$17,390.40
CSouthern Methodist U.1.514.71$85,000$128,381$18,046.56
CU. of Colorado Boulder1.664.3$70,000$115,866$16,287.36
CWake Forest1.674.27$67,500$112,457$15,808.08
CWashington and Lee U.1.724.13$70,000$120,642$16,958.64
CGeorge Mason U.1.764.04$67,500$118,791$16,698.48
CPepperdine2.083.41$70,000$145,893$20,508.24

Source: M7 Financial
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