School of Law named to Princeton Review’s ‘Best 168 Law Schools’

Oct. 12, 2012 - The School of Law is one of the nation's most outstanding law schools, according to the education services company, The Princeton Review. The company features the school in the new 2013 edition of its book, "The Best 168 Law Schools."'

"We were pleased to see this recognition of the strength of the law school's program and the significant progress we've made in recent years in enhancing the law school's national reputation," said Brad Saxton, dean of the Quinnipiac University School of Law.

"We recommend Quinnipiac University School of Law as one of the best institutions a student could attend to earn a law school degree," said Robert Franek, Princeton Review senior vice president-publisher. "We chose the schools we profile in this book based on our high regard for their academic programs and our reviews of institutional data we collect from the schools. We also solicit and greatly respect the opinions of students attending these schools who rate and report on their experiences at them on our 80-question student survey for the book."

The Princeton Review's survey asks law students about their schools' academics, student body and campus life as well as about themselves and their career plans. The book includes two-page profiles of the schools with write-ups on their academics, student life and admissions, plus ratings for their academics, selectivity and career placement services.

The Princeton Review does not rank the law schools in the book on a single hierarchical list from 1 to 168, or name one law school best overall. Instead, the book has 11 ranking lists of the top 10 law schools in various categories. Ten lists are based entirely or partly on The Princeton Review's surveys of 18,000 students attending the 168 law schools profiled in the book. Conducted during the 2011-12, 2010-11, and 2009-10 academic years, the student surveys were completed online. Some lists such as the "Best Career Prospects" list use both student survey and institutional data. One list, "Toughest to Get Into," is based solely on institutional data.

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