Environmental Law

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Law Schools

In environmental law courses, students learn about energy law and policy, conservation of natural resources, sustainable development, global warming and more. These are the top environmental law programs.

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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)
#1 Lewis & Clark College (Northwestern)

Portland, OR

$39,326 per year (full-time) 409
#1 Vermont Law School

South Royalton, VT

$46,111 per year (full-time) 422
#5 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

$29,492 per year (in-state, full-time); $36,746 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 436
#4 Pace University

White Plains, NY

$43,878 per year (full-time) 478
#9 University of Colorado—​Boulder

Boulder, CO

$31,738 per year (in-state, full-time); $38,524 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 514
#11 Duke University

Durham, NC

$53,596 per year (full-time) 629
#6 University of Maryland (Carey)

Baltimore, MD

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

New Orleans, LA

$47,080 per year (full-time) 697
#3 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

$48,058 per year (in-state, full-time); $52,009 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 854
#10 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

$45,226 per year (in-state, full-time); $51,720 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 975
#11 George Washington University

Washington, DC

$49,840 per year (full-time) 1,287
#8 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$50,890 per year (full-time) 1,694