Legal Writing

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Law Schools

Legal writing is a vital skill for any practicing lawyer. Through these courses, students learn to perform legal analysis and to write clearly and persuasively. These are the top law schools for legal writing 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)
University of Arkansas—​Little Rock (Bowen)

Little Rock, AR

$13,353 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,147 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 291
Indiana University—​Indianapolis (McKinney)

Indianapolis, IN

$24,172 per year (in-state, full-time); $43,882 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 581
Arizona State University (O'Connor)

Tempe, AZ

$26,268 per year (in-state, full-time); $40,818 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 567
University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

$26,437 per year (in-state, full-time); $37,437 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 301
University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

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

Macon, GA

$37,260 per year (full-time) 445
Stetson University

Gulfport, FL

$37,782 per year (full-time) 701
Seattle University

Seattle, WA

$40,486 per year (full-time) 659
University of Denver (Sturm)

Denver, CO

$40,950 per year (full-time) 732
The John Marshall Law School

Chicago, IL

$44,074 per year (full-time) 970
Suffolk University

Boston, MA

$45,054 per year (full-time) 1,051