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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

2010 U.S. News Placement Success Rankings (v. Overall Rankings)

U.S. NewsI previously blogged the three Placement Success components of the 2010 U.S. News Law School Rankings, which together count 20% in the U.S. News methodology:

The Placement Success ranking below weights the Employed at Nine Months, Employed at Graduation, and Bar Passage individual ranks according to the U.S. News methodology (70%, 20%, and 10%, respectively):

 

Placement Success

Rank

Placement Success

Weighted Rank

 

 

 

School

 

 

Overall

Rank

1

1.0

Stanford

3

2

2.8

Duke

10

3

5.0

NYU

5

4

5.9

UCLA

15

5

10.4

Pennsylvania

8

6

10.6

Boston University

20

7

11.8

Michigan

9

8

14.2

Washington U.

19

9

14.8

Yale

1

10

15.0

Northwestern

10

11

15.4

George Mason

41

12

15.7

Harvard

2

13

15.8

UC-Berkeley

6

14

17.0

Chicago

6

15

19.1

Alabama

30

16

19.8

Virginia

10

17

22.2

Utah

45

18

23.6

BYU

41

18

23.6

Florida State

52

20

23.9

Kentucky

55

21

25.3

Texas

15

22

26.0

Columbia

4

23

26.8

Cornell

13

24

27.3

Georgia State

65

25

27.8

Georgia

35

26

29.3

Wisconsin

35

27

30.2

U. Washington

30

28

31.9

William & Mary

28

29

34.0

USC

18

30

36.1

Fordham

30

31

38.0

Seattle

77

32

38.2

Minnesota

20

33

39.2

American

45

33

39.2

Illinois

23

35

40.1

Iowa

26

36

40.4

Indiana-Bloomington

23

37

41.4

Notre Dame

23

38

43.8

Cincinnati

52

39

44.0

Vanderbilt

17

40

44.8

Ohio State

35

41

46.0

Boston College

26

42

47.2

Cardozo

49

43

47.7

SMU

49

44

48.1

Houston

59

45

49.8

Georgetown

14

46

49.9

Loyola-LA

71

47

51.3

Maryland

43

48

51.5

New Mexico

77

49

52.8

North Carolina

30

50

55.4

San Diego

61

51

56.0

Toledo

Tier 3

52

56.3

West Virginia

Tier 3

53

56.6

Miami

71

54

57.4

LSU

75

55

57.8

UNLV

75

56

57.9

Emory

20

57

59.8

SUNY-Buffalo

85

58

62.1

South Dakota

Tier 3

59

62.5

Creighton

Tier 3

60

62.9

Tennessee

59

61

63.8

Brooklyn

61

62

65.7

Seton Hall

77

63

66.8

UC-Hastings

39

64

66.9

Albany

Tier 3

65

71.3

UC-Davis

35

66

73.7

Tulane

45

67

75.0

Pepperdine

55

68

75.3

Drake

Tier 3

69

77.8

Villanova

61

70

78.0

Maine

100

71

78.5

Missouri-KC

Tier 3

72

78.9

Idaho

Tier 3

73

79.4

Hofstra

100

74

80.1

Missouri-Columbia

65

75

80.6

Case Western

55

76

81.2

North Dakota

Tier 3

77

81.9

Marquette

87

77

81.9

St. John's

87

79

83.1

Connecticut

52

79

83.1

Louisville

98

81

83.2

Denver

77

81

83.2

Indiana-Indianapolis

87

83

85.3

Florida

51

84

86.3

Arkansas-Little Rock

Tier 3

85

87.3

Oklahoma

71

86

88.1

Pittsburgh

71

87

89.4

Gonzaga

100

88

90.3

St. Louis

94

89

90.8

San Francisco

98

90

93.4

Florida Coastal

Tier 4

91

93.6

Catholic

94

92

94.7

Arizona

43

93

95.0

Southwestern

Tier 3

94

96.1

Santa Clara

85

95

97.4

Penn State

65

96

98.6

St. Thomas (MN)

Tier 3

97

99.0

Lewis & Clark

61

98

99.2

Baltimore

Tier 4

99

100.0

Rutgers-Newark

87

100

100.3

Mississippi College

Tier 4

101

100.5

Franklin Pierce

Tier 3

102

100.6

Richmond

77

103

101.0

Colorado

45

104

101.8

Wyoming

Tier 3

105

102.1

Cleveland State

Tier 3

106

102.2

Loyola-New Orleans

Tier 3

107

102.3

Wake Forest

40

108

102.8

Ohio Northern

Tier 3

109

104.1

Samford

Tier 3

110

104.6

DePaul

87

111

104.8

George Washington

28

112

105.4

Kansas

65

113

106.8

South Carolina

87

114

108.3

Mercer

Tier 3

115

108.6

Akron

Tier 3

116

109.3

Wayne State

Tier 3

117

109.6

Memphis

Tier 3

118

110.1

William Mitchell

Tier 3

119

111.2

Vermont

Tier 3

120

111.8

Washington & Lee

30

121

113.2

Michigan State

Tier 3

122

117.5

Whittier

Tier 4

123

117.8

Detroit Mercy

Tier 4

123

117.8

Quinnipiac

Tier 3

123

117.8

Chapman

Tier 3

126

118.3

Temple

65

126

118.3

Texas Tech

Tier 3

128

119.5

Pacific

Tier 3

129

120.4

New York Law

Tier 3

130

122.3

Rutgers-Camden

77

131

123.8

Baylor

65

131

123.8

Florida International

Tier 4

133

124.5

Montana

Tier 3

134

125.7

Suffolk

Tier 4

135

126.2

Chicago-Kent

77

135

126.2

Oregon

77

137

129.0

Regent

Tier 4

138

130.0

Howard

Tier 3

139

130.2

Arkansas-Fayetteville

94

140

132.5

Stetson

Tier 3

141

133.2

Golden Gate

Tier 4

142

135.3

Arizona State

55

143

135.4

Washburn

Tier 4

144

135.8

Valparaiso

Tier 4

145

137.1

Campbell

Tier 4

146

138.0

Syracuse

Tier 3

147

138.5

Northern Illinois

Tier 4

148

138.6

Northeastern

94

149

139.0

Hawaii

Tier 3

150

139.1

Loyola-Chicago

87

151

144.5

St. Mary's

Tier 4

152

146.3

Dayton

Tier 4

153

146.9

Hamline

Tier 4

154

147.0

Willamette

Tier 4

155

147.2

Oklahoma City

Tier 4

156

147.6

Nebraska

Tier 3

157

149.2

CUNY

Tier 4

157

149.2

John Marshall

Tier 4

159

150.3

Pace

Tier 4

160

150.4

Duquesne

Tier 4

161

151.0

Northern Kentucky

Tier 4

162

151.7

Widener

Tier 4

163

153.8

Texas Southern

Tier 4

164

154.3

Mississippi

Tier 3

165

156.9

Nova

Tier 4

166

160.4

Barry

Tier 4

167

161.0

Southern Illinois

Tier 4

168

161.2

Roger Williams

Tier 4

169

163.0

South Texas

Tier 4

170

163.1

N. Carolina Central

Tier 4

171

163.8

Tulsa

Tier 4

172

163.9

California Western

Tier 4

173

165.1

W. New England

Tier 4

174

166.8

Texas Wesleyan

Tier 4

175

167.7

Thomas Jefferson

Tier 4

176

170.0

Appalachian

Tier 4

177

171.4

Capital

Tier 4

178

173.6

New England

Tier 4

179

177.1

Ave Maria

Tier 4

180

178.2

St. Thomas (FL)

Tier 4

181

179.0

Thomas Cooley

Tier 4

182

180.4

Touro

Tier 4

183

182.6

District of Columbia

Tier 4

(Southern is not ranked because it did not provide bar passage data.)  Prior 2010 U.S. News Law School Rankings coverage:

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2009/05/2010-us-news-1.html

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