A future lawyer's LSAT score is crucial to his educational choices. A high LSAT score doesn't guarantee a spot in an Ivy League law school, but it helps. Low LSAT scores are dreaded by students taking the exam, but even a score under 150 doesn't mean law school is out of the question. These schools offer law studies to those who can come close.

A future lawyer's LSAT score is crucial to his educational choices. A high LSAT score doesn't guarantee a spot in an Ivy League law school, but it helps. Low LSAT scores are dreaded by students taking the exam, but even a score under 150 doesn't mean law school is out of the question. These schools offer law studies to those who can come close.

Southern University

Southern University got its start in New Orleans, but the flagship campus is now located in Baton Rouge. Southern University is a historically black college and has a history stretching way back to 1881. In 2009, Southern University accepted students with LSAT scores between 143 and 150.

Southern University Law Center P.O. Box 9294 Baton Rouge, LA 70813 225-771-2552 www.sulc.edu

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University School of Law has a diverse student body and focuses on law as a public service. With more than 100 student organizations and 14 athletic teams, extracurricular activities abound. In 2009, NCCU School of Law accepted LSAT scores between 143 and 151.

North Carolina Central University School of Law 640 Nelson Street Durham, North Carolina 27707 919-530-6333 web.nccu.edu/law

Thomas M. Cooley Law School

The Thomas M. Cooley Law School offers law programs at multiple campuses in Michigan, including Grand Rapids and Ann Arbour. It also offers a weekend program. In 2009, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School accepted LSAT scores between 145 and 154.

The Thomas M. Cooley Law School 300 S. Capitol Avenue P.O. Box 13038 Lansing, MI 48901 517-371-5140 www.cooley.edu

Ave Maria School of Law

Originally located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Ave Maria School of Law relocated to Florida in 2009. The school was established in 1999 and is a Catholic law school that focuses on studying law in the Catholic intellectual tradition. In 2009, the Ave Maria School of Law accepted LSAT scores between 147 and 155.

Ave Maria School of Law 1025 Commons Circle Naples, FL 34119 239-687-5300 avemarialaw.edu

Nova Southeastern University (Broad)

The Nova Southeastern Law School, also known as Shepard Broad Law Center, offers its students both day and evening classes. All students are required to use a laptop computer as a basis for their legal education. In 2009, Shepard Broad Law Center accepted LSAT scores ranging from 147 to 151.

Shepard Broad Law Center 3305 College Ave Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314 800-986-6529 nsulaw.nova.edu

University of Detroit Mercy

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is located on the Riverfront campus of University of Detroit Mercy. The university has started a program assisting low-income veterans, which lets students begin to gather legal experience while still enrolled in school. In 2009, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law accepted LSAT scores ranging between 146 and 154.

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law 651 East Jefferson Detroit, MI 48226 313-596-0200 www.law.udmercy.edu