The Best Law Schools for Teaching Excellence

2015 Overall Ranking

SchoolBar Passage RateBar Passage RankingDifference Between Overall Ranking and Bar Passage Ranking

Enroll-ment

Employed 9 Months After Graduation (Placement for Class of 2013)Place-ment Ranking

31

University of Wisconsin

100.0%

1

-30

623

72.5%

53

93

Marquette University

100.0%

1

-92

581

67.9%

71

40

University of Illinois

97.7%

4

-36

543

68.1%

67

64

Georgia State University

96.8%

6

-58

469

74.9%

46

23

University of Alabama

96.5%

8

-15

465

86.0%

13

64

University of Missouri-Columbia

96.2%

9

-55

384

78.9%

28

27

University of Iowa

95.6%

13

-14

411

77.3%

34

72

Illinois Institute of Technology (Kent)

94.8%

16

-56

763

65.2%

74

24

University of Washington

94.4%

19

-5

541

79.0%

27

29

University of Georgia

94.0%

22

-7

621

76.0%

41

51

Penn State University

94.0%

22

-29

475

64.9%

77

27

Boston University

93.6%

25

-2

676

68.1%

67

26

University of Notre Dame

93.5%

27

1

520

77.6%

33

31

Ohio State University

93.5%

27

-4

574

72.1%

57

51

Baylor University

93.5%

27

-24

371

73.2%

49

93

St. Louis University

92.6%

31

-62

559

73.2%

49

54

University of Nebraska

92.3%

32

-22

378

82.0%

21

93

University of New Hampshire

91.8%

34

-59

271

68.1%

67

36

Boston College

91.7%

35

-1

728

71.2%

59

40

University of Arizona

91.5%

37

-3

404

75.2%

42

72

Lewis & Clark University

91.5%

37

-35

409

64.1%

82

68

Loyola (Chicago)

91.0%

39

-29

681

63.5%

84

72

University of New Mexico

90.9%

40

-32

344

69.7%

62

93

Villanova University

90.9%

40

-53

594

59.4%

92

68

University of Kansas

90.5%

42

-26

370

74.7%

47

58

University of Kentucky

90.0%

44

-14

402

83.7%

20

49

University of Florida

89.5%

46

-3

944

63.1%

86

36

Fordham University

89.4%

47

11

1109

68.9%

63

31

Wake Forest University

89.3%

48

17

482

76.9%

37

93

Stetson

89.3%

48

-45

701

68.9%

63

79

University of Cincinnati

89.0%

50

-29

345

64.3%

80

 
Source: Tipping the Scales analysis based on U.S. News & World Report 2015 law school ranking