America is known to have some of the most reputable law schools in the world. If you want to study law, choosing between hundreds of law school is pretty hard, to say the least. Hence, we list down top 10 law schools in the US.
10) New York University (NYU)
New York University (NYU) is a university based in New York City. NYU is considered as one of the best research universities in the world. Founded in 1831, the university is also operating NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai, and centers in Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Sydney, Tel Aviv, and Washington, D.C. NYU is also the oldest law school in New York City.
9) University of Chicago
The University of Chicago is a private university in Chicago. It is usually ranked among top 10 universities in the world. The university enrolls approximately 5,700 students in the College every year.
8) Cornell Law School
Cornell Law School is the law school of Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York. The Master of Laws (LL.M.) program at Cornell Law School was ranked 1st in 2011, 2010, 2008 and 2006 AUAP rankings.
7) Georgetown University
Georgetown University Law Center is a private research university in the Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Established in 1870, it is the second largest law school in the United States, and receives the highest number of applicants every year.
6) University of California, Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley, was founded in 1868. It is the top public university in the United States. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked the university as one of six university brands in world reputation in 2016.
5) Duke University, School of Law
Duke University School of Law is the law school in Durham, North Carolina. Duke Law is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the United States. Reports suggest that students with law degrees from the Institute can get an average $160,000 as the starting salary.
4) Stanford University
Stanford University covers 8,180-acre and is ranked among one of the largest campuses in the United States.
3) Columbia University
Columbia University was ranked 3rd among U.S. national universities for 2016 by Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. Columbia contains the oldest college in the state of New York.
2) Harvard University
Harvard Law School is one of the most prestigious schools in the world. It is the largest of the top 150 ranked law schools in the United States.
1) Yale University
Established in 1824, Yale Law School is one of the best law schools in the US due to the top notch education and quality. It offers J.D., LL.M., J.S.D., M.S.L., and Ph.D. degrees in law. The bar pass rate of the university is 96.3%