Courtesy of Citybizlist – The University of Maryland (Carey) and the University of Baltimore were the only two state schools ranked among the nation’s top 195 law schools by U.S. News and World report magazine.
Carey was ranked 39th while Baltimore placed 113rd. Each charged in-state tuition of about $26,000 and admitted 700-plus students.
Harvard Law School lost its second spot in the U.S. News Best Law Schools rankings to Stanford University, while Yale retained the top spot it has held since 1990.
Harvard, which held the No. 2 spot in the news magazine’s rankings since 1990, shared the second place with Stanford in 2008 and 2009.
Among the so-called T14 schools – the top 14 rankings – the University of Virginia School of Law moved up two spots to tie with the University of Pennsylvania Law School for 7th. Cornell Law School, ranked 14th, and the Georgetown Law Center, at 13th, switched spots. The Washington and Lee University School of Law jumped six spots to tie at 24th.