2017 US News Law School Rankings Leaked!

The 2017 US News Law School Rankings aren’t scheduled to be released until March 16th, but just like last year, they’ve leaked to the public a couple weeks early. Huge shoutout to Above the Law & Spivey Consulting for breaking the story & publishing the rankings.

Without further ado, here are the 2017 US News Rankings (Top 50)

2016

Law School

2017

Change +/-

1

Yale University (CT)

1

0

2

Stanford University (CA)

2

0

2

Harvard University (MA)

2

0

4

University of Chicago

4

0

4

Columbia University (NY)

4

0

6

New York University

6

0

7

University of Pennsylvania

7

0

8

University of California–Berkeley

8

0

8

University of Virginia

8

0

11

University of Michigan

8

+3

8

Duke University (NC)

11

-3

12

Northwestern University (IL)

12

0

13

Cornell University (NY)

13

0

14

Georgetown (DC)

14

0

15

U Texas-Austin

15

0

17

Vanderbilt U (TN)

16

+1

16

UCLA

17

-1

18

Washington U (MO)

18

0

20

U Southern California

19

+1

22

University of Iowa

20

+2

26

Boston University

20

+6

19

Emory U (GA)

22

-3

20

U Minnesota-Twin Cities

22

-2

22

U Notre Dame (IN)

22

0

22

George Washington U

25

-3

26

Arizona State University

25

+1

34

Indiana U-Bloomington

25

+9

22

U Alabama

28

-6

30

University of California–Irvine

28

+2

31

University of California–Davis

30

+1

34

Ohio State University (Moritz)

30

+4

34

Boston College

30

+4

31

University of Georgia

33

-2

28

University of Washington

33

-5

29

William & Mary (VA)

33

-4

31

University of Wisconsin–Madison

33

-2

34

Fordham University

37

-3

34

University of North Carolina

38

-4

34

Brigham Young University (Clark)

38

-4

40

University of Colorado

40

0

41

University of Illinois

40

+1

42

Washington & Lee U

40

+2

42

University of Arizona (Rogers)

40

+2

42

University of Utah (Quinney)

45

-3

42

George Mason University (VA)

45

-3

46

Southern Methodist University

45

+1

47

University of Florida

48

-1

47

University of Maryland (Carey)

48

-1

47

Wake Forest University

40

+7

50

Florida State University

50

0

50

Tulane University

50

0

52

Temple University (Beasley)

50

+2

59

University of Houston

50

+9

2 Comments

  1. I am interested in attending GW, but with them moving down to the edge of the top 25, would that negatively impact a degree from there?

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