University of Iowa College of Law is 27th, Drake University Law
School is 113th and Creighton University School of Law is 115th
in the recently released 2015 law school rankings by U.S. News and World
Report. In addition, The National Law Journal compiled data showing the 10 law
schools that saw their rankings increase the most from 2013-2014, and the 10
schools whose rankings declined the most from last year to this year.
annual rankings of the 194 law schools fully accredited by the ABA are based on
a weighted average of 12 measures of quality. The measures of quality include Quality Assessment, Selectivity, Bar Passage Rate,
Faculty Resources and Placement Success. Data for this year’s rankings were
collected last fall and early this year.
the rankings of all 194 accredited schools here.
University of New Hampshire School of Law had the largest increase in its
ranking from 2013-2014 with a jump of 26. Washburn University School of Law in
Topeka, Kans., was second with a jump of 25.
University of America Columbus School of Law had the greatest decline in its
ranking with a 27. See the schools with the greatest increase and greatest
decline in rankings here.