About the School
UC Davis School of Law has in recent years made impressive strides in several areas that have contributed and will continue to contribute to its growing national reputation. Our strong showing in numerous rankings represents a welcome confirmation of King Hall’s excellence.
U.S. News & World Report Ranking: UC Davis School of Law placed 38th in the latest U.S. News rating of almost 200 American Bar Association-approved law schools. The rankings, which appear in the recently released 2013 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," confirm our high standing among the nation's top law schools.
Faculty Quality Ranking: The UC Davis School of Law faculty was also rated 23rd in the most recent (2012) comprehensive faculty quality assessment undertaken by Brian Leiter, a law professor at the University of Chicago, whose periodic rating of law faculty productivity and influence is often regarded as the single most systematic evaluation of American law school quality. Leiter's rankings are second in prominence among law school ranking systems only to the U.S. News annual survey.
A Top Law School for Public Interest: In a welcome recognition of UC Davis School of Law's status as one of nation's top public interest law schools, King Hall placed 16th in preLaw magazine's ranking of "Best Law Schools for Public Interest."
Faculty Diversity: UC Davis School of Law places 9th in The Princeton Review's annual ranking of faculty diversity in The Best 172 Law Schools: 2010 Edition.
Student Diversity: UC Davis School of Law also ranked high in the U.S. News 2013 ranking of "The Most Diverse Law Schools," which measures student diversity. The Law School was named to National Jurist magazine's "Diversity Honor Roll."
Best Value: UC Davis School of Law was ranked as one of the 2010 Best Value Law Schools by National Jurist magazine.