Choosing Law Schools

Factors to Consider - Law Schools W&L Graduates Have Attended - Resources for Law School Data


When choosing law schools, some important factors to consider include:

  • Admissions criteria
  • Enrollment
  • Location
  • Law School reputation
  • Faculty
  • Library
  • Cost
  • Availability of financial aid
  • Clinical Programs
  • Student journals
  • Post-Graduate employment data
  • Alumni engagement
  • Networking opportunities
  • Student organizations
  • Joint Degree programs

List of Law Schools where W&L graduates from the Classes of 2012-2016 have matriculated

The Univ. of Alabama School of Law
American University Washington College of Law
The University of Arizona
University of Baltimore School of Law 
Baylor University School of Law 
Belmont University College of Law
Boston University School of Law
Brooklyn Law School
University of California, Berkeley 
University of California, Hastings College of the Law 
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Case Western Reserve University School of Law 
The Catholic University of America
Charleston School of Law 
University of Colorado Law School 
Columbia University School of Law 
University of Denver Sturm College of Law 
Duke University School of Law
Emory University School of Law 
Fordham University School of Law
George Mason University School of Law
George Washington University Law School
Georgetown University Law Center
University of Georgia School of Law
Harvard Law School 
University of Kentucky College of Law 
Liberty University School of Law
Louisiana State University 
Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount U
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
University of Miami School of Law 
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
The University of Michigan Law School
University of Missouri School of Law 
New York University School of Law
University of North Carolina 
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law 
Notre Dame Law School 
The Ohio State University
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Pace University School of Law
University of Pennsylvania Law School
University of Richmond School of Law
St. Johns University School of Law 
Seattle University School of Law
SMU Dedman School of Law 
University of South Carolina School of Law
South Texas College of Law
Stanford University Law School 
Suffolk University Law School 
University of Tennessee College of Law 
The University of Texas School of Law 
Texas Tech University School of Law
Tulane University Law School 
Vanderbilt Law School 
Villanova University School of Law 
University of Virginia School of Law 
Wake Forest University School of Law 
University of Washington School of Law 
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Washington and Lee University School of Law 
Widener University Law School  
William and Mary Law School 
Yale Law School 

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