Cornell Law School Rankings

Cornell Law School is a graduate school of Cornell University and one of the five Ivy League law schools in the US.

Cornell Law offers a range of degrees and programs of study, including the three year J.D. degree program; one year Master of Laws (LL.M.) program; the J.S.D. degree program; the Master of Science - Legal Studies (M.S.L.S.) program; international dual degree programs; and joint degree programs.

The J.D. Degree Program can be combined with other International Law Programs such as: J.D. with Berger International Legal Studies Specialization; J.D./ LL.M. in International and Comparative Law. Optional concentrations are offered in the following areas: Advocacy; Public law; Business law and regulation; General practice.

Joint degrees are offered in the following areas: J.D. and M.B.A. degrees; J.D. and M.P.A. degrees; J.D. and M.R.P. degrees; etc. It also offers dual degrees with foreign law schools.


- 13th in the US News & World Report's rankings of Best Law Schools 2010.

- The LL.M. program is ranked 1st in the 2006 and 2008 AUAP rankings

- 15th in the Vault ranking of the Top 25 law schools 2008.

- Cornell Law graduates had the 6th highest percent placement at the top 50 law firms (National Law Journal 2005).

- 10th in the Leiter Law School Rankings by Faculty Quality Based on Scholarly Impact - Median Per Capita Impact (2005).

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