2017 US News Law School Rankings Leaked!

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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

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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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