Oklahoma Higher Education Campus E-Clips sponsored by the Communicators Council

April 2013

OU Law Ranked Among Top 15 “Best Law Schools” in National Survey

The University of Oklahoma College of Law has been named one of the top 15 “Best Law Schools” in the nation by National Jurist magazine. OU is the only Oklahoma law school and is among such institutions as Yale, Stanford, Harvard, the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Virginia.

“We are extremely proud of this recent report naming OU as one of the nation’s premier law schools based on the objective criteria used in the study,” said OU President David Boren. “This is a testament to the terrific work being done by our law school faculty and the quality of our law students.”

According to the National Jurist article accompanying the first-ever list published in the February 2013 issue, their staff “set out to create a new law school ranking focused on what students find most important – quality teaching, cost efficiency, and post-graduate success.” The National Jurist methodology weights criteria on post-graduate success (50 percent), student satisfaction (35 percent) and affordability and diversity (15 percent).

“We are pleased to be recognized by this new, national survey,” OU law dean Joe Harroz said. “The college has worked hard to achieve in the areas emphasized in the survey. We are truly proud of our students, faculty and alumni and the special community they have created.”

To view a list of the top 15 “Best Law Schools,” visit www.law.ou.edu/content/BestLawSchools2013.

Campus E-Clips is published by the Communicators Council, an advisory group to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education comprised of Oklahoma higher education public information officers. All stories are submitted to a review panel of council members for editing and selection. To submit a story, please contact the participating council member from your institution. Stories must meet newsletter submission guidelines. Click here to view the Guidelines. For additional information, email newsletter@osrhe.edu. Site hosted by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Disclaimer