Above The Law Top 50 Law Schools

Above The Law- Top 50 Law Schools

What It Is: Rankings incorporating the latest ABA employment data.

Why It Matters To You: Particularly relevant if you’re concerned about law school debt, as the rankings prioritize employment outcomes, specifically “real law jobs”. Includes a salary-to-debt ratio.

Considerations: Only looks at national law schools. Prioritizes employment outcomes. Does not prioritize LSAT scores.

Created By: Above the Law

Sample Key Findings

  • 2017 Ranking: In its fifth iteration, see which law schools will get you hired as a lawyer in a "real law job" and provide a manageable debt-to-salary ratio.

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