Loyola Law School #65 in 2019 U.S. News Rankings

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Loyola Law School is No. 65 in the 2019 U.S. News rankings of full-time law programs. It maintains its spot as the top part-time program in West.

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles’ full-time JD program is ranked No. 65 out of 194 law schools while its part-time program is ranked No. 1 in the West, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” 

The Law School is ranked in the top 10 in two specialty categories: No. 8 in Tax Law and No. 9 in Trial Advocacy. Loyola’s Evening Division Program is ranked No. 7 out of 73 part-time programs, making it the top evening program in the West and the No. 1 part-time law program in California for the sixth year in a row. For the first time, Loyola is ranked in the Intellectual Property Law specialty category at No. 32. 

The specialty rankings, which are based on evaluations by professors who teach in the field, reflect the longstanding excellence of Loyola’s core skills and subject-area training. Loyola’s Tax Law program has been ranked in the top 10 for nine of the last 10 years. The school’s Trial Advocacy program has been ranked in the top 10 for 11 of the last 13 years. 

About the U.S. News rankings 

The full-time law rankings include 194 American Bar Association-accredited law schools. U.S. News ranked the schools based on data collected in the fall of 2017 and early 2018. The rankings are based on a weighted average of a series of quality measures, including peer assessment score, assessment score by lawyers/judges, median LSAT scores, median undergrad GPA, acceptance rate, employment rates for graduates, bar-passage rate, expenditures per student, student/faculty ratio and library resources. The part-time rankings evaluate 73 law schools offering part-time programs and are based on a weighted average of four areas: quality assessment, selectivity, part-time focus and overall rank. Learn more at www.usnews.com.