Loyola University Chicago

School of Law


Excellence in legal education

Excellence in legal education

From prestigious interdisciplinary Centers of Excellence to innovative new academic programs and teaching methods, Loyola occupies a position of leadership among American law schools, which is often reflected in our rankings and accolades. Here are a few highlights, including the U.S. News & World Report rankings that were just released in March 2018.

  • Loyola’s health care law program is ranked 6th in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
  • For the second year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked our part-time program 14th in the country—top in Chicago and the Midwest.
  • Loyola is ranked 10th in the country in trial advocacy by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Law School Admission Council has named us as a finalist for its Diversity Matters Award for six years running.
  • Loyola is one of the National Law Journal’s 2017 top 50 Go-To Law Schools for new associate hiring in the largest law firms.