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Loyola Law’s Specialty Programs Ranked Tops by U.S. News and World Report 

By Loyola University on Tue, 03/29/2022 - 16:49

(New Orleans, La. – March 29, 2022) Loyola University New Orleans College of Law specialty programs shine in new rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report. The College of Law jumped nine spots among the nation’s Best Law Schools to No. 133, and five of its specialty programs are ranked among the nation’s best.

“We are exceedingly proud of our Law specialty programs built on the hallmarks of a Jesuit education, including a commitment to justice, ethical decision-making and commitment to excellence,” said University President Tania Tetlow. “That our peers at some of the nation’s finest institution have ranked us in equally high esteem is extremely gratifying.”

The 2023 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today, can be found online. Rankings are compiled from expert opinions about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students. Supporting data comes from statistical surveys of more than 2,000 programs and reputation surveys sent to more than 24,000 academics and professionals in late fall 2021 and early 2022. 

“Loyola University New Orleans Law faculty and students are simply outstanding,” said College of Law Dean Madeleine M. Landrieu, J.D. ‘87 H ‘05. “We are extremely proud of the legal education we provide. Loyola is a special place.”

In addition to moving positively in the overall rankings, five Loyola programs are recognized in specialty rankings in the top 50% of law schools.