Choosing a Law School

There are many factors to consider when choosing a law school. How many students a year does the school accept? What is the school’s ranking? And most importantly, how much is this school going to cost? The Choosing a Law School section of FindLaw for Law Students helps you discern fact from fiction regarding law school admissions and financing. Despite the overabundance of law schools available within the United States, FindLaw for Law Students also provides potential law students with a one-stop-shop of useful links for every law school in the country. And if the law schools in the U.S. don’t float your boat, FindLaw for Law Students can even help you find the right law school abroad.

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    • Law School Rankings: Do They Matter?

      If you're an undergraduate considering law school or a law student considering a transfer, you've probably spent time pouring over law school rankings. After all, law school is a major investment, and you want to do your research. But what exactly do these numbers mean and how should they affect your decision? While rankings should play a role in the decision-making process, there's also other information to consider.

      Paying for Law School

      You’ve decided that law school is the right choice for you. You took the LSAT and have the grades and referrals to qualify you for admission, but there’s still another challenge you need to overcome before you start your legal training: paying for law school. How you go about financing your education can impact your career choices and lifestyle for decades to come.

Choosing A Law School Articles
    • Texas Law Schools

      Since its founding, Texas has been marked by independence in its culture and traditions. If Texas is on your law school list, this article has all the information you'll need about going to law school in the Lone Star State.

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    • Mississippi Law Schools

      Have you thought about going to law school in Mississippi? When it comes to law schools, Ole Miss is ranked in the top 100 and may also have more affordable options. Read on to learn more about law schools in Mississippi to see whether you'll spend the next three years in the birthplace of the blues.

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    • Arkansas Law Schools

      Little Rock was home to a courageous group of students who helped to end school segregation laws in the U.S. If you're thinking about going to law school in Arkansas, you definitely have some good examples to follow and some significant legal traditions to continue. This article provides you with the resources you'll need as you search for law schools in the land of opportunity.

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    • Montana Law Schools

      As one of the largest states, Montana is referred to as the Treasure State for its resources and natural beauty. It’s also home to the University of Montana, School of Law. Read on to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of law school in Montana and whether it's the right place for you.

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    • Utah Law Schools

      Utah has a pioneering history and a promising future with one of the healthiest and youngest populations in the nation. If you're considering law schools in Utah, this article has the information and resources you'll need to jumpstart your career.

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