Vault Rating: 5 out of 5


  • Diverse and interesting student body
  • Excellent financial aid package
  • Instrumental in providing students with employment opportunities


  • Highly selective
  • High tuition plus high cost of living

The Bottom Line

  • Stanford Law School is committed to attracting diverse minds and working with students to make sure a promising career is not ended prematurely due to financial difficulties. Prestige, an exceptional academic profile and a strong employment track record makes this a top choice for prospective lawyers.


Students at Stanford Law School can obtain a J.D., one of 28 joint degrees, or any one of four advanced degrees - Master of Laws (LLM); The Stanford Program in International Legal Studies (SPILS); Doctor of the Science of Law (JSD); and The Master of Legal Studies (MILS). Admission...  

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