U.S. News’ 2013 Law School Ranking

U.S. News’ 2013 Ranking of the Best Law Schools

2013 Rank & School Index 2012 2011 2010 2009 5-Year Trend
  1. Yale University 100 1 1 1 1 —–
  2. Harvard University 95 3 2 2 2 —–
  2. Stanford University 95 2 3 3 3 +1
  4. Columbia University 92 4 4 4 4 —–
  4, University of Chicago 92 5 5 5 6 +2
  6. New York University 89 6 6 6 5 -1
  7. University of Penn 85 7 7 7 8 +1
  7. University of Virginia 85 7 9 10 10 +3
  9. UC-Berkeley 83 7 9 7 6 -3
  9. University of Michigan 83 10 7 9 9 —–
11. Duke University 81 11 11 11 10 -1
12. Northwestern University 79 12 12 11 10 -2
13. Cornell University 76 14 13 13 13 —–
14. Georgetown University 75 13 14 14 14 —–
15. University of Texas-Austin 74 16 14 15 15 —–
15. Vanderbilt University 74 16 16 17 17 +2
17. UC-Los Angeles 70 15 16 15 15 -2
18. University of Southern Cal 68 18 18 18 18 —–
19. University of Minnesota 67 19 20 22 20 +1
19. Washington University 67 23 18 19 19 —–
21. George Washington 66 20 20 20 28 +7
21. University of Alabama 66 29 35 38 30 +9
23. Emory University 65 24 30 22 20 -3
23. University of Notre Dame 65 22 23 22 23 —–
25. Indiana University 64 26 23 27 23 -2

Source: U.S. News & World Report