U.S. News Ranks Fordham Law #36 in Nation, Evening Program #3


In its 2018 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” released today, U.S. News & World Report ranked Fordham Law No. 36 among 197 U.S. law schools included in the rankings. The Law School’s part-time, evening program is ranked No. 3 out of 81 such programs. Last year, the School ranked No. 37 overall and No. 2 among part-time programs.

In the 2018 edition, Fordham Law remained among the country’s most diverse law schools, and several of the School’s specialty programs were nationally ranked:

  • Dispute Resolution: No. 14
  • International Law: No. 14
  • Trial Advocacy: No. 17
  • Intellectual Property Law: No. 20
  • Clinical Training: No. 30

The U.S News ranking follows several other rankings in which Fordham Law School performed favorably.

In March, the National Law Journal ranked Fordham Law #20 in terms of law schools that send the highest percentage of 2016 J.D. graduates to the largest 100 law firms. In February, Fordham Law was ranked one of the best law schools for BigLaw Jobs by Vault and, in January, the School was ranked a top 20 school for highest average salary, according to a report released by online personal finance company SoFi.


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