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Law School Rankings

#80 2024 US News

#75 in 2025 U.S. News Law School Rankings

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law advanced five spots on U.S. News & World Report’s 2025 Best Law Schools list to #75, the highest overall rank in school history, and among the top 40 private law schools in the country.

U.S. News also recognized the law school’s strengths in Trial Advocacy (#8), Health Law (#24) and Legal Writing (#26).

Badge that says, Above the Law Top 50 Law Schools.

Drexel Kline Law Named “Top 50 Law School” by Above the Law in 2022

Drexel Kline Law was ranked #50 in Above the Law’s “Top 50 Law Schools” in 2022. The overall ranking is based largely on employment outcomes, with a focus on full-time, long-term jobs that require bar passage, emphasizing high-paying law firms and federal clerkships while excluding solo practitioners and school-funded positions. Read more.

Cover of preLaw Magazine where Drexel Kline Law was named an Employment Leader

PreLaw Magazine: ‘Employment Leader,’ Second Most Improved Law School

From 2019 to 2021 Drexel Kline Law JDs averaged a 90.7 percent employment rate for high-quality legal jobs 10 months after graduation—several points higher than the national average in each of those years. Read more.

We got an 'A' in public policy

PreLaw Magazine: ‘A’ in Public Policy

Drexel Kline Law received an “A” for the quality of the school’s public policy curriculum in the winter 2022 issue of PreLaw Magazine. Read more.


#6 in Trial Competition Performance Rankings

Drexel Kline Law is ranked #6 in the U.S. in the Trial Competition Performance Ranking published by Fordham University School of Law, based on the Trial Team’s record from 2016 to 2022. The ranking is based on a system that awards varying numbers of points for competition wins and advances to final or semi-final rounds in both regional and national tournaments. Read more.

The Kline School of Law was named a Tier 1 school by IAPP.

Tier 1 Law School for Data Privacy

Drexel University’s Drexel Kline Law was ranked a Tier 1 law school by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). This ranking places the school in the top three percent of ABA-accredited law schools when it comes to privacy law curriculum. Read more.


The Princeton Review: ‘Best Online Master of Studies in Law Programs for 2024

The Princeton Review recognized Drexel Kline Law in its list of “Best Online Master of Studies in Law Programs for 2024.” Read more. ‘Best 26 Accredited Online Master’s in Legal Studies Programs of 2024 recognized Drexel Kline Law as the #3 institution among the “Best 26 Accredited Online Master’s in Legal Studies Programs” for 2024. Read more.