UVA Law Retains No. 1 Spots in Princeton Review Rankings

Law School Repeats in Best Professors, Best Classroom Experience, Best Quality of Life
Aerial view of UVA Law School

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December 9, 2020

The University of Virginia School of Law remains No. 1 in Best Professors, Best Quality of Life and Best Classroom Experience, according to The Princeton Review’s annual law school rankings, which were released Tuesday.

As part of the 2021 rankings, the Law School is also No. 4 in Best Career Prospects, No. 5 in Best for Federal Clerkships and No. 6 in Toughest To Get Into.

The Law School has been ranked No. 1 in Best Quality of Life for seven years and in Best Professors for four years, consecutively. The school has been ranked in the top four for Best Classroom Experience since the 2013 rankings.

The ranking lists name the top 10 law schools in 14 categories based on The Princeton Review’s surveys of 14,000 students attending 164 law schools in the United States, and of administrators at the schools.

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