Accolades and Rankings

National Rankings

  • #30 in Above the Law Rankings
  • #26 in U.S. News Rankings

Employment Rankings

  • Top 2 in Employment among law schools in Virginia, D.C., and Maryland (, April 2017)
  • 26th in a National Law Journal study of the law schools that produce the most Big Law partners.
  • 29th on the list of law schools that produce the most "Super Lawyers."
  • #6 on List of Schools with largest employment increases in last five years (The National Jurist, June 2016)
  • Perennial Top-20 in Federal Clerkship placement (U.S. News)

Student Satisfaction

  • Top 5 Faculty Nationally (The Princeton Review, 2019)
  • A+ Rating in student satisfaction (Above the Law)
  • A+ Rating in alumni satisfaction (Above the Law)

Cost and Affordability

  • Top 20 Best Value Law Schools (PreLaw Magazine, August 2016)