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Thursday, April 23, 2009

New 2010 U.S. News Tax Rankings

Us_news The new 2010 U.S. News Law School Tax Rankings were released today:

  • 1. NYU (#1 last year)
  • 2. Florida (#2)
  • 2. Georgetown (#3)
  • 4. Northwestern (#4)
  • 5. Harvard (#6)
  • 6. Boston University (#8)
  • 6. Miami (#6)
  • 6. UCLA (#5)
  • 9. Michigan (#10)
  • 10. Stanford (#13)
  • 11. San Diego (#16)
  • 11. Virginia (#9)
  • 13. Columbia (#19)
  • 13. Texas (#10)
  • 15. Chicago (#17)
  • 16. Loyola-L.A. (#13)
  • 17. Chapman (unranked)
  • 17. Penn (#19)
  • 19. Denver (#19)
  • 19. SMU (#22)
  • 19. U. Washington (#15)
  • 19. Yale (#10)
  • 23. Boston College (unranked)
  • 23. George Washington (unranked)

The upward moves from last year in the overall tax rankings are:

  • +6 Columbia (#13)
  • +5 San Diego (#11)
  • +3 Stanford (#10)
  • +3 SMU (#19)
  • +2 Boston University (#6)
  • +2 Chicago (#15)
  • +2 Penn (#17)
  • +1 Georgetown (#2)
  • +1 Harvard (#5)
  • +1 Michigan (#9)
  • Chapman, Boston College, and George Washington were unranked last year and rank #17, #23, and #23, respectively, this year

The downward moves from last year in the overall tax rankings are:

  • -9 Yale (#19)
  • -4 U. Washington (#19)
  • -3 Texas (#13)
  • -3 Loyola-L.A. (#16)
  • -2 Virginia (#11)
  • -1 UCLA (#6)
  • Duke, USC, and Villanova ranked #18, #22, and #22, respectively, last year and are unranked this year

Here are the rankings of the graduate tax programs:

  • 1. NYU (#1 last year)
  • 2. Florida (#2)
  • 2. Georgetown (#3)
  • 4. Northwestern (#4)
  • 5. Boston University (#6)
  • 5. Miami (#5)
  • 7. San Diego (#9)
  • 8. Loyola-L.A. (#7)
  • 9. Chapman (unranked)
  • 10. Denver (#10)
  • 10. SMU (#11)
  • 10. U. Washington (#8)

The upward moves from last year in the graduate tax program rankings are:

  • +2 San Diego (#7)
  • +1 Georgetown (#2)
  • +1 Boston University (#5)
  • +1 SMU (#10)
  • Chapman was unranked last year and ranks #9 this year

The downward moves from last year in the graduate tax program rankings are:

  • - 2 U. Washington (#10)
  • - 1 Loyola-L.A. (#8)
  • Villanova was ranked #11 last year and is unranked this year

For the 2009 U.S. News Tax Rankings, see here.

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Comments

Good year for San Diego. Let's hope this upward trend continues--as it should :)

Posted by: spectator | Apr 23, 2009 11:33:07 AM