The University of Minnesota Law School
, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota
, USA, is a professional school
of the University of Minnesota
. The school offers a Juris Doctor
(J.D.), Masters of Law
(LL.M.) for Foreign Lawyers, and joint degrees with J.D./M.B.A., J.D./M.P.A, J.D./M.A., J.D./M.S., J.D./Ph.D., J.D./M.D., J.D./M.P.P., J.D./M.B.S., J.D./M.P., J.D./M.B.T., J.D./M.U.R.P., and J.D./M.P.H.
In 2011, the school was ranked 20th in the U.S. News & World Report
"Best Law Schools" rankings and 18th in the U.S. News & World Report
"Law Firm Recruiters Rank Best Law Schools" rankings, tied with premiere Los Angeles market law schools, UCLA and USC.
According to a study by The National Law Journal
, 18.1% of the law school's 2006 graduates joined the United States' 250 largest law firms; the number is relatively low compared to peer institutions, though the Law School claims it is related to the small number of very large law firms in its region.Leigh Jones, , The National Law Journal
, January 15, 2007.
Founded in 1888, the Law School
is consistently ranked among the top 25 law schools in the nation (according to 'U.S. News & World Report
') and has a... Read More