US News Law School Ranking 2011

According to the 2011 US News Rankings, the top 4 law schools remained the same position as 2010 rankings. The University of Chicago Law School moved up a place to top 5 nationally, while NYU School of Law down a place to 6th this year. George Washington University Law School is the only school successfully made it to the top 20 list (with a big jump of eight places).

Both Duke University School of Law and Northwestern University Law School have dropped out of top 10 this year.

US News Law School Rankings for 2011:
2011 rank [2010 rank] School Name
1 [1] Yale
2 [2] Harvard
3 [3] Stanford
4 [4] Columbia
5 [6] Chicago
6 [5] NYU
7 [6] Berkeley
7 [7] Penn
9 [9] Michigan
10 [10] Virginia
11 [10] Duke
11 [10] Northwestern
13 [13] Cornell
14 [14] Georgetown
15 [15] UCLA
15 [15] Texas
17 [17] Vanderbilt
18 [18] USC
19 [19] Washington
20 [28] George Washington
21 [23] Illinois
22 [20] Boston University
22 [20] Emory
22 [20] Minnesota
22 [23] Notre Dame
26 [26] Iowa
27 [23] Indiana-Bloomington
28 [26] Boston College
28 [28] William & Mary
28 [35] UC-Davis
28 [35] Georgia
28 [30] North Carolina
28 [35] Wisconsin

* Suggested Reading: Best Law Schools in America