Clinical Training

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Law Schools

Clinics give students hands-on experience with interviewing, counseling and advising clients. Law schools often offer clinics in criminal justice, family law, consumer rights and more. These are the top law schools for clinical training.

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Rankings Overall Law School Program Data
Rank School name Tuition and fees Enrollment (full-time) LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile) Acceptance rate Employed 9 months after graduation2 Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5) Bar passage rate (first-time test takers) GPA (25th-75th percentile) Employed at graduation2 Peer assessment score (out of 5)
#7 University of the District of Columbia (Clarke)

Washington, DC

$11,265 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,285 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 189
#4 CUNY

Long Island City, NY

$14,472 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,912 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 378
#9 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

$16,251 per year (in-state, full-time); $34,521 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 344
#11 University of Maryland (Carey)

Baltimore, MD

$27,174 per year (in-state, full-time); $39,256 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 643
#3 American University (Washington)

Washington, DC

$48,148 per year (full-time) 1,240
#8 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

$49,784 per year (in-state, full-time); $52,784 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,055
#6 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

$49,945 per year (full-time) 687
#1 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$50,890 per year (full-time) 1,694
#10 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$52,530 per year (full-time) 574
#5 Yale University

New Haven, CT

$54,650 per year (full-time) 625
#2 New York University

New York, NY

$54,678 per year (full-time) 1,418