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Editor: Jeffrey R. Baker
Pepperdine University
School of Law

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Clinical Program Rankings in U.S. News and The National Jurist

The National Jurist magazine has released its rankings for law schools' programs for practical training. National Jurist bases its rankings on data reported to the ABA for opportunities available to students in clinics, externships, simulation courses, interscholastic advocacy competitions, and other factors, like pro bono requirements. These are the top 20 schools for practical training according to these rankings:

  1. Northeastern University
  2. University of St. Thomas - Minnesota
  3. Yale Law School
  4. University of Arizona
  5. Pepperdine University
  6. University of California - Irvine
  7. Valparaiso University
  8. University of Wisconsin
  9. University of Denver
  10. University of Colorado
  11. Northwestern University
  12. University of Utah
  13. University of Cincinnati
  14. Cardozo School of Law
  15. Golden Gate University
  16. Liberty University
  17. Washington & Lee University
  18. Pacific McGeorge School of Law
  19. Brigham Young University
  20. University of Mississippi

U.S. News has released its annual rankings in higher education, including for law schools and clinical programs. U.S. News bases its rankings of clinical programs on peer-reputation voting. This year, these are the top 20 clinical programs according to these rankings:

  1. Georgetown University
  2. American University
  3. CUNY
  4. New York University
  5. Yale University
  6. University of the District of Columbia
  7. University of Maryland
  8. Washington University in St. Louis
  9. University of Michigan
  10. Stanford University
  11. Northwestern University
  12. University of Balitmore
  13. University of Denver
  14. University of New Mexico
  15. University of California - Irvine
  16. University of California - Berkeley
  17. Suffolk University
  18. Seattle University
  19. Rutgers
  20. Harvard University

 

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