University of Michigan Law School

Founded in 1859, The University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor is one of the oldest law schools in the nation. It is one of the best legal education institutions in the world and is placed within the top 10 law schools in the US by U.S. News & World Report.

University of Michigan Law School offers a three year Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree and graduate degree programs such as the one year Master of Laws (LL.M.), International Tax LL.M., and Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L.); and the Doctor of the Science of Law (S.J.D.). Dual Degree Programs offered include Law and Japanese Studies (JD/MA); Law and Russian & East European Studies (JD/MA); Law and Business Administration (JD/MBA); Law and Economics (JD/PhD); etc. In addition it also offers a non-degree research scholar program for legal scholars from around the world.

Rankings:

- University of Michigan Law School is ranked 9th among the Best Law Schools in the nation (US News & World Report 2010).

- Top 10 in the Law Specialty Ranking: Tax Law, 7th in International Law (US News 2009).

- 2nd best law school with the Best Career Prospects (Princeton Review 2008).

- 6th in the Thomas E. Brennan: Judging the Law Schools Rankings (2008).

- 9th in the Leiter Law School Rankings by Faculty Quality Based on Scholarly Impact - Mean Per Capita Citations (2007).

- Rated 8th among American Law Schools (Hylton Rankings 2006).