Best Legal Studies Colleges in the U.S.

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in the U.S. that offer Legal Studies degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 1,148 Legal Studies schools located within the U.S. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Legal Studies Colleges in the U.S. for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Georgetown University Washington, DC

Georgetown University offers 9 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 242 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 236 Master's degrees, and 6 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
2 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 9 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 267 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 231 Master's degrees, 35 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 40 Reviews
3 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 2 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 277 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 277 Master's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
4 Duke University Durham, NC

Duke University offers 4 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 129 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 99 Master's degrees, 22 Doctoral degrees, and 8 Certificates degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
5 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 1 Legal Studies Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 118 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 118 Master's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
6 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Harvard University offers 3 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 192 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 182 Master's degrees, and 10 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
7 Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA

Tulane University of Louisiana offers 9 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 112 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 48 Master's degrees, 29 Certificates degrees, 18 Associate's degrees, 17 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
8 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford University offers 2 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 75 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 70 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews
9 Yale University New Haven, CT

Yale University offers 3 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 42 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 30 Master's degrees, and 12 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 2 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 226 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 226 Master's degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Georgetown University Georgetown University Washington, DC
5/5
13 : 1 18,459
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
Duke University Duke University Durham, NC
5/5
5 : 1 15,984
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
Tulane University of Louisiana Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA
5/5
12 : 1 12,485
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
Yale University Yale University New Haven, CT
5/5
5 : 1 12,385
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
George Washington University George Washington University Washington, DC
5/5
17 : 1 26,212
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
Northeastern University Northeastern University Boston, MA
5/5
15 : 1 19,940
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
7 : 1 15,391
University of Miami University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
5/5
11 : 1 16,825
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
American University American University Washington, DC
5/5
14 : 1 13,198
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
7 : 1 28,649
Cornell University Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5/5
12 : 1 21,904
University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
5/5
11 : 1 12,292
University of San Diego University of San Diego San Diego, CA
5/5
15 : 1 8,251

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