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Monday, March 14, 2011

2012 U.S. News Peer Reputation Rankings (v. Overall Rankings)

Continuing a TaxProf Blog tradition, here is the full list of the 190 law schools ranked by academic peer reputation, as well as their overall rank, in the new 2012 U.S. News Law School Rankings (revised methodology here):

Academic Peer Rank

Academic Peer Score

School

Overall Rank

1

4.9

Harvard

2

2

4.8

Yale

1

2

4.8

Stanford

3

4

4.7

Columbia

4

5

4.6

Chicago

5

6

4.5

NYU

6

6

4.5

Michigan

7

6

4.5

UC-Berkeley

8

9

4.4

Pennsylvania

7

9

4.4

Virginia

9

11

4.2

Duke

11

11

4.2

Cornell

13

11

4.2

Georgetown

14

14

4.1

Texas

14

15

4.0

Northwestern

12

16

4.0

UCLA

16

17

3.8

Vanderbilt

16

18

3.7

USC

18

18

3.7

Washington U.

18

20

3.6

Minnesota

20

20

3.6

North Carolina

30

22

3.5

George Washington

20

22

3.5

Illinois

23

22

3.5

Iowa

27

22

3.5

Emory

30

22

3.5

Wisconsin

35

27

3.4

Boston University

22

27

3.4

UC-Davis

23

27

3.4

Boston College

27

30

3.3

Indiana-Bloomington

23

30

3.3

Notre Dame

23

30

3.3

William & Mary

27

30

3.3

Washington & Lee

30

30

3.3

Ohio State

35

30

3.3

UC-Hastings

42

36

3.2

Fordham

30

36

3.2

U. Washington

30

38

3.1

Wake Forest

31

38

3.1

Arizona

42

38

3.1

Colorado

47

38

3.1

Florida

47

38

3.1

Tulane

47

43

3.0

Alabama

35

43

3.0

Georgia

35

43

3.0

Arizona State

40

43

3.0

Maryland

42

43

3.0

American

50

48

2.9

Cardozo    

50

48

2.9

Florida State

50

50

2.8

George Mason

40

50

2.8

BYU

42

50

2.8

Utah

42

50

2.8

Connecticut

56

50

2.8

San Diego

67

50

2.8

Pittsburgh

71

50

2.8

Miami

77

57

2.7

Case Western

61

57

2.7

Chicago-Kent

61

57

2.7

Temple

61

57

2.7

Kansas

79

57

2.7

Oregon

79

62

2.6

SMU

50

62

2.6

Loyola-L.A.

54

62

2.6

Houston

56

62

2.6

Tennessee

56

62

2.6

Brooklyn

67

62

2.6

Denver

77

62

2.6

Indiana-Ind.

79

62

2.6

Rutgers-Newark

84

62

2.6

Villanova

84

62

2.6

Missouri-Columbia

107

72

2.5

Pepperdine

54

72

2.5

Cincinnati

61

72

2.5

Rutgers-Camden

84

72

2.5

Santa Clara

84

76

2.4

Penn State

60

76

2.4

Georgia State

61

76

2.4

Seton Hall

61

76

2.4

Lewis & Clark

67

76

2.4

Richmond

67

76

2.4

Kentucky

71

76

2.4

Loyola-Chicago

71

76

2.4

Northeastern

71

76

2.4

Oklahoma

71

76

2.4

Catholic

79

76

2.4

New Mexico

79

76

2.4

Hofstra

84

76

2.4

Nebraska

84

76

2.4

Seattle

84

76

2.4

Hawaii

95

76

2.4

Marquette

95

76

2.4

Syracuse

100

76

2.4

St. Louis

104

94

2.3

Baylor

56

94

2.3

UNLV

71

94

2.3

Arkansas-Fayetteville

84

94

2.3

DePaul

84

94

2.3

LSU

84

94

2.3

SUNY-Buffalo

84

94

2.3

St. John's

95

94

2.3

South Carolina

104

94

2.3

Vermont

117

94

2.3

Howard

121

94

2.3

New York Law School

135

105

2.2

Michigan State

95

105

2.2

Louisville

100

105

2.2

U. Mississippi

107

105

2.2

Missouri-KC

113

105

2.2

Maine

121

105

2.2

Wayne State

121

105

2.2

Mercer

127

112

2.1

West Virginia

95

112

2.1

McGeorge

100

112

2.1

San Francisco

100

112

2.1

Stetson

110

112

2.1

Albany

113

112

2.1

Wyoming

113

112

2.1

Gonzaga

121

112

2.1

Southwestern

121

112

2.1

Arkansas-Little Rock

135

112

2.1

Loyola-New Orleans

143

122

2.0

Quinnipiac

107

122

2.0

Drake

110

122

2.0

Willamette

113

122

2.0

Baltimore

117

122

2.0

Pace

117

122

2.0

CUNY

121

122

2.0

Creighton

127

122

2.0

Idaho

127

122

2.0

Cleveland State

132

122

2.0

Montana

132

122

2.0

U. St. Thomas

135

122

2.0

William Mitchell

135

122

2.0

Suffolk

Tier 4

135

1.9

Chapman

104

135

1.9

Tulsa

109

135

1.9

Texas Tech

117

135

1.9

Akron

127

135

1.9

Samford

127

135

1.9

J. Marshall (Chicago)

140

135

1.9

Washburn

140

135

1.9

New Hampshire

143

135

1.9

Dayton

Tier 4

135

1.9

Hamline

Tier 4

135

1.9

N. Dakota

Tier 4

135

1.9

S. Illinois

Tier 4

135

1.9

Toledo

Tier 4

135

1.9

Valparaiso

Tier 4

135

1.9

Widener

Tier 4

150

1.8

Memphis

Tier 4

150

1.8

California Western

Tier 4

150

1.8

Duquesne

Tier 4

150

1.8

Golden Gate

Tier 4

150

1.8

Nova

Tier 4

150

1.8

Roger Williams

Tier 4

150

1.8

S. Dakota

Tier 4

157

1.7

Florida International

Tier 4

157

1.7

Capital

Tier 4

157

1.7

New England

Tier 4

157

1.7

N. Illinois

Tier 4

157

1.7

South Texas

Tier 4

157

1.7

St. Mary's

Tier 4

157

1.7

Texas-Wesleyan

Tier 4

164

1.6

Ohio Northern

135

164

1.6

Mississippi College

Tier 4

164

1.6

Northern Kentucky

Tier 4

164

1.6

Oklahoma City

Tier 4

164

1.6

Thomas Jefferson

Tier 4

164

1.6

Touro

Tier 4

164

1.6

W. New England

Tier 4

171

1.5

Campbell

135

171

1.5

N. Carolina Central

Tier 4

171

1.5

St. Thomas U.

Tier 4

174

1.4

J. Marshall (Atlanta)

Tier 4

174

1.4

Florida A&M

Tier 4

174

1.4

Florida Coastal

Tier 4

174

1.4

Southern

Tier 4

174

1.4

Texas Southern

Tier 4

174

1.4

Detroit Mercy

Tier 4

174

1.4

District of Columbia

Tier 4

174

1.4

Whittier

Tier 4

182

1.3

Appalachian

Tier 4

182

1.3

Faulkner

Tier 4

182

1.3

Regent

Tier 4

182

1.3

Thomas Cooley

Tier 4

182

1.3

Western State

Tier 4

187

1.2

Ave Maria

Tier 4

187

1.2

Barry

Tier 4

187

1.2

Liberty

Tier 4

187

1.2

Phoenix

Tier 4

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