Vanderbilt University Law School (also known as Vanderbilt Law School) is a graduate school of Vanderbilt University. Established in 1874, it is one of the oldest law schools in the southern United States. Vanderbilt Law has consistently ranked among the top 20 law schools in the nation, and is currently ranked 16th in the 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report.
In addition to its U.S. News & World Report ranking, VULS was ranked 11th in the inaugural Vault Top Law School Guide. In 2010, The Princeton Review ranked Vanderbilt 6th for Best Classroom Experience, and 6th for Best Quality of Life. Most recently, Vanderbilt Law was ranked 12th in the 2009 National Law Journal job placement study, with slightly over 47% of the graduating class being hired by the NLJ Top 250 firms. The mean starting salary for Vanderbilt Law graduates is $145,000.
The Law School places much emphasis in fostering a small, collegial environment; with only approximately 630 students... Read More