Doesn’t it sound poetic to study law in the nation’s capital? This private institution in Washington, D.C., is especially known for its excellence in trial advocacy, international law, intellectual property, and health care law. American University also has a reputation for operating one of the nation’s top part-time J.D. programs. And, of course, externship opportunities abound for all students at nearby courts, government agencies, and public interest organizations.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|American University Washington, DC||17 : 1||14,001|
|Georgetown University Washington, DC||18 : 1||19,371|
|George Washington University Washington, DC||24 : 1||27,017|
|Howard University Washington, DC||15 : 1||10,859|
|The Catholic University of America Washington, DC||15 : 1||5,366|