Celebration of Success
- Best Professors: In 2011 and 2013, UST School of Law professors placed in the top ten on Princeton Review’s “Best Professors” list.
- Scholarly Impact: The scholarly impact of the School of Law's world class faculty was shown again with the release of the 2012 Scholarly Impact study. Out of 200 law schools nationwide, the School of Law ranked #30 using the methodology developed by University of Chicago law professor Brian Leiter.
- Outstanding classroom instruction: In 2011, Associate Dean Rob Vischer was named to National Jurist’s list of "23 Law Profs to Take Before You Die."
A great place to be a law student:
- High Quality of Life: The School of Law has also repeatedly ranked in the top ten of Princeton Review’s “Best Quality of Student Life” list.
- Measurable Impact: In a nationwide survey of law school students, UST Law students reported greater progress than students at peer schools on measures such as learning to work effectively with others, real-world problem-solving, exposure to diverse perspectives in class, and quality of relationships with faculty and other students.
- Scholarships and Support: The School of Law has raised over $100 million in gifts and pledges to establish professorships, chairs, and provide financial aid for students.
Preparation for a career and support after law school
- Number one for externship: The School of Law was ranked #1 in the country by National Jurist for having the most externship placements per full-time student in 2010, 2011 and 2013. The School of Law’s Mentor Externship program matches every current law student with a mentor during all three years of law school.
- Number one in alumni support: We know of no other Law School that can match the percentage of our alumni who give to the annual fund. We have achieved a top spot in the nation for the percentage of living alumni contributing to annual giving campaigns for eight straight years. Our graduates believe in our mission.
- Career development support: Compared with students at other law schools, UST Law students report greater satisfaction with the support they receive for career and professional development.