Yale University was ranked No. 1 out of 196 law schools listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” followed by Harvard University and Stanford University (both schools tied for the 2nd place nationally).

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) School of Law was ranked No. 38 by U.S. News and World Report in its 2017 list of the Best Graduate Schools.” In the specialty areas ranking, the law school’s Research, Reasoning, Writing and Advocacy (RRWA) program, now in its fifth year as a full-year, six-credit program, ranked No. 19 in legal writing.

Georgia State University College of Law held steady in U.S. News 2017 rankings at 57th in a three-school tie, out of 196 schools, in the annual graduate rankings (tied with Case Western Reserve University and University of Nebraska—Lincoln). Georgia State Law was at No. 56 last year.

Oregon Law continues its climb in the 2017 U.S. News law school rankings, achieving a ranking of 78th among over 200 law schools nationally. It was the top-ranked law school in Oregon and the No. 2 law school in the Pacific Northwest.

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