In its 2013 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” released March 13, 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked Fordham Law No. 29 among 195 U.S. law schools included in the rankings. The School’s evening program is ranked No. 5 out of 85 such programs across the country.
In the overall ranking, the trend over time for the Law School in terms of the U.S. News ranking’s objective and subjective measures of excellence has been positive. In addition, the School’s reputation score with bench and bar voters moved up from 3.5 to 3.7.
In the 2013 edition, Fordham Law remained among the country’s most diverse law schools, and several specialty programs were nationally ranked:
Dispute Resolution: No. 11
Intellectual Property Law: No. 12
Clinical Training: No. 15