Winners & Losers In U.S. News' 2013 Ranking

The Big Winners: U.S. News’ Best Law Schools of 2013


School2013 Rank2012 RankChange
University of Nebraska–Lincoln6189+28
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville6889+21
University of Louisville6889+21
University of Hawaii80100+20
University of Oklahoma6882+14
University of Tulsa8699+13
Penn State University6476+12
West Virginia University91100+9
University of Houston4857+9
University of Alabama2129+8
Wake Forest University3644+8
University of Tennessee-Knoxville6169+8
University of Nevada6876+8
Rutgers University-Camden9199+8
University of North Carolina3138+7
University of Utah4147+6
University of Arizona3843+5
University of Richmond5358+5
Seton Hall University6469+5
University of Denver6469+5
University of New Mexico6469+5

Source: U.S. News & World Report 2014 ranking of the best law schools
Note: U.S. News releases its 2014 ranking in March of 2013
(See following page for our lists of the biggest winners and losers in the U.S. News’ 2013 ranking) 

About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.