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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

2021 World Law School Rankings

QS RankingsQuacquarelli Symonds has released the 2021 World Law School Rankings as part of its World University Rankings. The methodology is 50% academic reputation, 30% employer reputation, 15% h-index per faculty member, and 5% citations per paper.  The rankings consist of 320 law schools, 50 in the United States.  Here are the U.S. law schools, along with each school's position in the latest SSRN Top 750 Law School Faculty Rankings -- Total Downloads):

QS Ranking School SSRN Ranking
1 Harvard 1
4 Yale 4
5 Stanford 2
7 Columbia 6
8 NYU 3
9 UC-Berkeley 5
11 Chicago 7
19 Georgetown 9
26 UCLA 15
30 Michigan 13
31 Pennsylvania 11
32 Duke 18
38 Cornell 27
46 Virginia 20
49 Northwestern 14
75 George Washington 8
98 Boston University 30
101-150 American 46
101-150 Fordham 16
101-150 UC-Irvine 28
101-150 USC 31
101-150 Texas 33
101-150 Univ. of Washington 70
151-200 Arizona State 60
151-200 Emory 57
151-200 Michigan State 81
151-200 Penn State (Univ. Park) 97
151-200 Notre Dame 55
151-200 Wisconsin 99
151-200 Vanderbilt 17
151-200 Washington Univ. 41
201-250 Boston College 84
201-250 George Mason 23
201-250 Indiana (Maurer) 36
201-250 Loyola-Chicago 54
201-250 Arizona 49
201-250 UC-Davis 32
201-250 Florida 50
201-250 Illinois 34
201-250 Minnesota 25
201-250 North Carolina 67
251-300 Florida State 59
251-300 Ohio State 37
251-300 Tulane 207
251-300 Colorado 72
251-300 UIC-John Marshall 172
251-300 Miami 69
301-320 CUNY 171
301-320 Missouri 130
301-320 San Diego 38

2020 World Law School Rankings

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2021/03/2021-world-law-school-rankings.html

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