Top 20 Law Schools in US

Top 20 Law Schools in US

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Aishwarya Bhatnagar
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Updated on Nov 29, 2022 22:06 IST
Top Law Schools in USA

A prestigious degree offering a respectable and bright career, Law has been one of the many sought-after degrees by international students in the USA. 14 of the top institutions of the USA, including Ivy Leagues, top the QS World University Rankings – Law & Legal Studies chart in 2022. While Harvard University is recognized as the world institute for Law in the world, in 2022, Yale University, Stanford University, and New York University come are placed at the 4th, 5th, and 6th position worldwide. Law students have a range of courses to choose from and admission is quite competitive. The public and private law schools in the US grant Juris Doctor (J.D) degrees, with a full-time course lasting three years and a part-time course extending to four years.

The latest QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) World University Rankings 2022 are out. Shiksha.com brings to you a list of the top 20 universities that offer law courses in the United States and are world-renowned. If you wish to study law in countries apart from the USA, check out the list of the Best Law Colleges in the World here.

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QS Rank School Average Annual Tuition Fees for International Students (Undergraduate) Average Annual Tuition Fees for International Students (Graduate)

1

Harvard University

$ 38,000 - $ 40,000

$ 36,000 - $ 38,000

4

Yale University

$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

$ 34,000 - $ 36,000

5

Stanford University

$ 38,000 - $ 40,000

$ 38,000 - $ 40,000

6

New York University (NYU)

$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

$ 34,000 - $ 36,000

8

Columbia University

$ 44,000 - $ 46,000

$ 36,000 - $ 38,000

9

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

$ 34,000 - $ 36,000

$ 26,000 - $ 28,000

10

University of Chicago

$ 42,000 - $ 44,000

$ 44,000 - $ 46,000

=21

Georgetown University

$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

$ 38,000 - $ 40,000

25

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

$ 34,000 - $ 36,000

$ 30,000 - $ 32,000

27

University of Pennsylvania

$ 42,000 - $ 44,000

$ 28,000 - $ 30,000

28

Duke University

$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

$ 38,000 - $ 40,000

35

University of Michigan

$ 38,000 - $ 40,000

$ 38,000 - $ 40,000

36

Cornell University

$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

$ 28,000 - $ 30,000

50

University of Virginia

$ 36,000 - $ 38,000

$ 24,000 - $ 26,000

54

Northwestern University

$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

=76

George Washington University

$ 44,000 - $ 46,000

$ 22,000 - $ 24,000

=78

University of Texas at Austin

$ 32,000 - $ 34,000

$ 20,000 - $ 22,000

101-150

American University

-

-

101-150

Boston University

$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

$ 40,000 - $ 42,000

51-100

University of California, Irvine 

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