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Friday, March 31, 2006

Biggest Moves in New 2007 U.S. News Law School Rankings

Top 25 Moves:

  • +5 Washington University (19 in 2007)
  • +3 California-Berkeley (8)
  • +2 Notre Dame (22)
  • +1 Stanford (2)
  • +1 NYU (4)
  • +1 USC (17)
  • +1 George Washington (19)
  • - 1 Harvard (3)
  • - 1 Texas (16)
  • - 2 Northwestern (12)
  • - 2 Cornell (13)
  • - 2 Boston University (22)

Biggest Top 26-50 Moves:

  • +9 SMU (43)
  • +6 Emory (26)
  • +5 Colorado (43)
  • +4 George Mason (37)
  • +4 American (43)
  • +2 Georgia (34)
  • - 2 California-Davis (34)
  • - 2 Alabama (43)
  • - 2 Arizona (43)
  • - 2 Tulane (43)
  • - 3 Wake Forest (39)
  • - 4 California-Hastings (43)
  • - 5 Fordham (32)

Biggest Top 51-75 Moves:

  • +30 Kansas (70)
  • +25 Denver (70)
  • +13 Seton Hall (70)
  • +9 Missouri-Columbia (60)
  • +8 Miami (65)
  • +7 Temple (58)
  • +7 Nebraska (70)
  • +5 Arizona State (53)
  • +5 Cardozo (53)
  • +5 Cincinnati (53)
  • +5 Chicago-Kent (60)
  • +3 Florida State (53)
  • +3 Villanova (60)
  • - 5 Houston (70)
  • - 7 Loyola-L.A. (65)
  • - 8 Utah (57)
  • - 8 Pittsburgh (60)
  • - 8 Tennessee (60)
  • - 9 Kentucky (65)

Biggest Top 76-100 Moves:

  • From Tier 3 DePaul (80)
  • From Tier 3 Santa Clara (87)
  • From Tier 3 San Francisco (93)
  • From Tier 3 Toledo (93)
  • +18 Indiana-Indianapolis (77)
  • +13 Mercer (87)
  • +8 LSU (87)
  • +8 Penn State (87)
  • - 7 Rutgers-Newark (80)
  • - 7 St. Louis (80)
  • - 7 Richmond (80)
  • - 7 Pacific (97)
  • - 7 South Carolina (97)
  • - 8 New Mexico (77)
  • - 10 Pepperdine (87)
  • - 10 Hawaii (93)
  • - 12 Georgia State (97)
  • - 12 University of Mississippi (97)

Top 100 to Third Tier:

  • Catholic (85 last year)
  • Louisville (85)
  • Nevada-Las Vegas (90)
  • Hofstra (95)
  • Syracuse (95)
  • Marquette (100)

Fourth Tier to Third Tier:

  • Drake
  • Northern Illinois
  • Pace
  • Quinnipiac

Third Tier to Fourth Tier:

  • Franklin Pierce
  • Michigan State
  • Wyoming
  • West Virginia

For the 2007 U.S. News Law School Rankings, see here ($).

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