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

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


School2013 Rank2012 RankChange
Hofstra University11389-24
Lewis & Clark8058-22
University of Pittsburgh9169-22
Seattle University10282-20
DePaul University (Illinois)10989-20
St. John’s University9879-19
Loyola (Los Angeles)6851-17
Brooklyn Law School8065-15
University of Oregon9482-12
University of Illinois4735-12
Pepperdine University6149-12
University of Cincinnati8069-11
Northeastern University8676-10
Fordham University3829-9
Loyola University (Chicago)7667-9
Indiana University (Indianapolis)9889-9
University of Washington2820-8
American University5649-7
University of Miami7669-7
IIT Chicago6862-6
Brigham Young University4439-5

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

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.