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2015 Best Graduate Schools Preview: Top 10 Law Schools

Want more than a sneak peek at the rankings of these schools and others? Visit usnews.com on March 11.

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Thinking about applying to graduate school? Whether you're interested in pursuing an MBA, or attending law school or medical school, there are some big decisions to make. To help students find the right school for them, U.S. News & World Report surveys more than 1,300 graduate schools and programs and ranks them according to our methodology.

Here, we offer a sneak peek of the 2015 Best Graduate Schools rankings.

U.S. News collected data on 194 fully accredited law schools. In alphabetical order, here are the top 10 highest-ranked law schools.

School (state)
Columbia University (NY)
Duke University (NC)
Harvard University (MA)
New York University
Stanford University (CA)
University of California—Berkeley
University of Chicago
University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
University of Pennsylvania
University of Virginia
Yale University (CT)


Note: More than 10 schools appear on this list due to ties.

The actual ranking and score of these and other graduate schools will be available March 11, 2014, on usnews.com. Use the #BestGradSchools hashtag to continue the conversation on Twitter and Facebook.  

For more in-depth rankings, searchable data and an expanded directory of programs, sign up for the U.S. News Law School Compass.


Updated on March 11, 2014: The 2015 Best Graduate Schools rankings have been released; check out the full Best Law Schools rankings online.