Yale University was ranked No. 1 in the nation according to the U.S. News Law School Rankings 2015, followed by Harvard University in 2nd place and Stanford University in 3rd place.

UNC School of Law was ranked No. 31 among the 200 U.S. law schools. The list placed UNC in the same spot the school held last year in the 2014 rankings. In a new category, UNC School of Law was listed among "the most diverse law schools". In the specialty areas ranking, UNC was rated No. 23 in environmental law.

West Virginia University's College of Law was rated a top law school for the third consecutive year, jumping to 83 from 91 last year and 101 just three years ago.

The IU McKinney School of Law at Indianapolis increased 11 places to 87th. The school had two specialties placed in the Top 10: legal writing (ranked 8th), and health law (ranked 10th). Its part-time degree program ranked 18th overall and 7th among public universities.

Campbell Law School moved up five spots and remained in the top tier for law schools per the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. Standing 121st nationally, the ranking bests Campbell Law's previous benchmark of 126th set a year ago.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek