Achievements and Rankings

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  • Duquesne University School of Law is approved by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.
  • The bar preparation is ranked No. 9 in the country by National Jurist, the country's leading legal education publication.
  • preLaw Magazine awarded Duquesne University School of Law an A rating for 2018 Employment.
  • Duquesne Law has risen five times in the last six years in the U.S. News & World Report rankings. The rise of 23 places in 2014 was one of the largest in the country.
  • The legal writing program is ranked No. 14 in the U.S. News & World Report specialty rankings.
  • The part-time evening J.D. program is ranked No. 40 in the nation. Learn more about all of Duquesne Law’s U.S. News & World Report current rankings.
  • Duquesne Law is No. 15 “Best Value” among private law schools in National Jurist in a 2015 issue.
  • Duquesne Law’s Veterans Clinic is one of the country’s 15 most innovative clinical programs, says preLaw magazine in 2014. Learn more about the clinic and all of Duquesne Law’s Clinical Legal Education programs.
  • The director of Legal Research and Writing, Professor Jan Levine, in 2014 received the country’s two highest awards for legal writing education. Learn more about the Legal Research and Writing Program.
  • A Duquesne Law student who graduated cum laude from the evening program received the highest essay score on the July 2014 Pennsylvania bar examination. Her score was higher than 1,980 test takers from 141 other law schools, including Harvard and Yale. Learn more about Duquesne Law’s bar preparation.

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