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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

2021 Princeton Review Law School Rankings: Overall Ranking

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I previously blogged the lists of the Top 5 law schools in fourteen categories in the 2021 edition of the Princeton Review's Best Law Schools. Last week, I highlighted the Top 50 schools in the five categories for which the Princeton Review provides individual law school data:

Yesterday, I blogged the Top 50 law school professor rankings, equal weight (50%) to the Professors: Teaching and Professors: Accessibility rankings.

Today, in my concluding post, I blog the Princeton Review's overall law school rankings, giving equal weight (20%) to each of the Admissions Selectivity, Academic Experience, Professors: Teaching, Professors: Accessibility, and Career Rating rankings:

  Law School Selectivity Academics Teaching Accessibility Career Average
1 Virginia 98 99 99 99 98 98.6
2 Stanford 99 98 98 97 99 98.2
3 Duke 97 97 98 97 98 97.4
4 Chicago 97 97 98 97 97 97.2
5 Michigan 97 95 97 97 98 96.8
6 Vanderbilt 95 96 98 97 95 96.2
7 Northwestern 97 95 96 95 97 96.0
  NYU 97 95 95 94 99 96.0
9 Boston Univ. 95 95 97 97 95 95.8
10 Boston College 94 95 97 97 95 95.6
11 Notre Dame 94 95 97 97 94 95.4
12 Columbia 98 94 95 92 97 95.2
  Georgetown 96 95 95 94 96 95.2
  UCLA 95 95 96 95 95 95.2
15 Cornell 96 93 96 94 96 95.0
  Georgia 94 95 97 96 93 95.0
17 Harvard 99 94 94 89 97 94.6
  Texas 96 93 94 94 96 94.6
  UC-Berkeley 96 93 94 93 97 94.6
20 Washington & Lee 93 95 97 98 89 94.4
21 Alabama 94 95 97 97 88 94.2
  Pennsylvania 98 92 92 92 97 94.2
23 William & Mary 92 93 96 96 93 94.0
24 Florida State 92 94 96 97 90 93.8
25 Arizona State 94 93 95 95 91 93.6
  Colorado 93 92 94 95 94 93.6
  UC-Davis 92 92 94 96 94 93.6
  USC 95 91 93 93 96 93.6
  Washington Univ. 96 93 95 95 89 93.6
30 Baylor 91 92 96 94 94 93.4
  Georgia State 92 92 96 94 93 93.4
  Oklahoma 90 93 96 96 92 93.4
  SMU 91 92 95 96 93 93.4
  Utah 91 93 95 96 92 93.4
35 Minnesota 93 92 94 93 94 93.2
  Pepperdine 92 92 94 98 90 93.2
  Regent 90 93 97 97 89 93.2
38 Fordham 94 91 93 91 95 92.8
  Wake Forest 90 91 95 97 91 92.8
40 BYU 93 92 94 94 90 92.6
  Houston 91 91 94 93 94 92.6
  Iowa 91 91 95 95 91 92.6
  Temple 91 91 94 95 92 92.6
44 Cardozo 91 91 94 93 93 92.4
  Loyola-L.A. 91 94 96 96 85 92.4
  Ohio Northern  88 90 95 96 93 92.4
  San Diego 91 91 95 94 91 92.4
48 Chicago-Kent 90 91 94 94 92 92.2
  Florida 92 91 93 94 91 92.2
  New Mexico 89 90 93 96 93 92.2
  Ohio State 92 91 94 95 89 92.2
  Wisconsin 92 90 93 93 93 92.2
53 New Hampshire 90 91 93 96 90 92.0
  North Carolina 92 92 96 95 85 92.0
  Tulsa 90 90 93 96 91 92.0
56 Case Western 90 91 94 94 90 91.8
  Connecticut 91 91 92 93 92 91.8
  CUNY 88 90 94 95 92 91.8
  Florida Int'l 91 93 95 97 83 91.8
  Louisiana State 87 90 95 97 90 91.8
  Marquette 89 90 93 94 93 91.8
  Pittsburgh 91 90 93 95 90 91.8
  Richmond 91 92 95 96 85 91.8
  Texas A&M 92 90 93 92 92 91.8
65 Brooklyn 90 90 94 94 90 91.6
  Rutgers 90 91 95 95 87 91.6
  Texas Tech 88 91 94 98 87 91.6
68 Denver 90 90 93 93 91 91.4
  Drake 86 97 91 94 89 91.4
  Hawaii 90 90 94 93 90 91.4
  Indiana-Maurer 91 91 95 92 88 91.4
  Seton Hall 90 89 93 94 91 91.4
  St. Thomas (MN) 87 90 95 96 89 91.4
  Tennessee 91 91 92 95 88 91.4
  Univ. Washington 93 88 91 93 92 91.4
76 Arizona 91 90 91 96 88 91.2
  Michigan State 90 92 93 97 84 91.2
78 UC-Hastings 90 91 93 93 88 91.0
  Wayne State 90 90 93 93 89 91.0
80 Chapman 88 91 94 95 86 90.8
  Emory 95 89 90 89 91 90.8
82 American 90 90 94 94 85 90.6
  UMKC 86 89 94 95 89 90.6
  South Carolina 89 88 93 93 90 90.6
85 Loyola-Chicago 90 89 92 92 89 90.4
  Montana 87 87 93 94 91 90.4
  Northeastern 91 88 91 93 89 90.4
  Stetson 90 90 93 95 84 90.4
  Washburn  85 88 93 96 90 90.4
90 Charleston 84 89 96 98 84 90.2
  Cleveland State 89 92 95 96 79 90.2
  Drexel 90 89 93 93 86 90.2
  Maryland 90 87 92 92 90 90.2
  Memphis 86 90 94 96 85 90.2
  Nebraska 90 88 90 91 92 90.2
  Southern Illinois 85 89 93 97 87 90.2
  Vermont 84 89 94 96 88 90.2
98 Creighton  84 88 94 97 87 90.0
  New York Law School 86 88 93 94 89 90.0
100 Kansas 89 87 92 93 88 89.8
  Saint Louis 87 88 92 94 88 89.8
  Samford 84 90 96 98 81 89.8
  Santa Clara 88 89 93 93 86 89.8
  Toledo 85 87 94 97 86 89.8

2020 Princeton Review Law School Rankings:

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2021/01/2021-princeton-review-law-school-rankings-overall-ranking.html

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