NYU School of Law Rankings

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law (NYU Law) is the law school of New York University (US) - one of the world's top ranking universities.

NYU Law is one of the most selective and prestigious law schools in the nation. It was the first law school established in New York City. Degree programs offered include J.D, LL.M., J.S.D., and Joint Degrees such as J.D./LL.M. in Taxation, J.D./M.B.A., J.D./M.P.A., J.D./M.S.W., etc.

NYU Law's academic specialties include Business, Clinical, Constitutional, Criminal, Environmental, Innovation, Interdisciplinary, International, Procedure, Public Interest and Tax Law.

Notable alumni include Taiwanese president Ma Ying-Jeou, U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander, Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher, Nobel Peace Prize laureates Elihu Root and Mohamed ElBaradei, etc.


- 5th nationally among the best law schools by US News & World Report 2010.

- 11th in the US News Ranking of Part-time Law Schools 2010.

- 9th in the Law Specialty: Trial Advocacy; 1st in Tax Law; 1st in International Law (USNWR 2009).

- 3rd in the Thomas E. Brennan: Judging the Law Schools Ranking 2008.

- 3rd in the Vault's ranking of Top 25 Law Schools 2008.

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