The University of Arkansas School of Law prepares students for success through a challenging curriculum taught by nationally recognized faculty, unique service opportunities and a close-knit community that puts students first. With alumni in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, two territories and 20 countries, it has been ranked among the top 10 "Values in Legal Education" by The National Jurist magazine for four consecutive years and is among the top 46 public law schools, according to U.S. News and World Report.
School of Law Named Among Top Five Best Values in Legal Education
The National Jurist and preLaw magazines ranked the University of Arkansas School of Law fifth “Best Value” in the nation. This marks the sixth consecutive year the school has been ranked among the “Top 20 Best Value Law Schools” and the fourth consecutive year it has been in the top 10.
“The Best Value rankings focus on many of the factors that are most important to students as they narrow down their options for law school,” said Stacy Leeds, dean of the school. “Our commitment to excellence while also focusing on students’ overall cost, bar passage, job placement and debt load are among many reasons students choose the University of Arkansas School of Law.”
Established in 1924, the school prepares students for success through a challenging curriculum taught by nationally recognized faculty. The program has produced alumni in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, two territories and 20 countries with successful careers in the legal profession as well as other fields.
The first advanced law degree in agricultural and food law was founded here more than 30 years ago. The LL.M. program was also the first to offer a fully integrated opportunity for face-to-face and distance education options. With its support, the School of Law publishes the nation’s first student-edited specialized journal devoted to food law and policy issues and sustains outreach efforts that connect academic scholarship with critical legal and policy issues.
Up to 10 graduates of foreign law schools are accepted to this program each year. Qualified applicants may receive up to 30 hours of credit for completion of a degree from an accredited law school that would qualify them to practice law in the country where the degree was conferred. Graduation will satisfy the degree requirement for eligibility to sit for the bar examination in any state in the U.S.
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