The LSU Law Center remains solidly positioned among the top 100 American law schools. The 2017 U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings placed the Center at No. 82 nationally.
Student rankings are calculated at the end of each semester. All J.D. and J.D./D.C.L. students are awarded an individual class rank and course rank for each course taken. First year students are also awarded a section rank. Students may view their individual class ranks, course ranks, and section ranks via their PAWS account. Posted below are tables highlighting the spread of ranks for each class for previous semesters.