Accolades and Rankings

National Rankings

  • #28 in Above the Law Rankings
  • #35 in U.S. News Rankings Jobs Report for Class of 2019

  • #14 Nationally in Bar Pass Required and J.D. Advantage Jobs
  • #13 Nationally in Federal Clerkships
  • #26 in "Elite" Jobs (Federal Clerkships and Firms with over 100 Lawyers)

Other Employment Rankings

  • Top 2 in Employment among law schools in Virginia, D.C., and Maryland
  • 26th in a National Law Journal study of the law schools that produce the most Big Law partners.
  • 33rd in the National Law Journal list of Go-To Law Schools for placement in 100 largest U.S. law firms.
  • 29th on the list of law schools that produce the most "Super Lawyers."
  • Perennial Top-20 in Federal Clerkship placement (U.S. News)

Student Satisfaction

  • Top 4 Faculty Nationally (The Princeton Review, 2021)
  • A+ Rating in student satisfaction (Above the Law)
  • A+ Rating in alumni satisfaction (Above the Law)