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March 12, 2013
Campbell Law Moves into Top Tier in Latest U.S. News Rankings

RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School moved into the top tier for law schools and collected its highest ever ranking as released by U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday, March 12.

The ranking is included as a part of the publication’s Best Graduate Schools 2014 guidebook, which will be available on April 9.

“This is a proud day for Campbell Law and Campbell University,” said Campbell Law Interim Dean Keith Faulkner. “This ranking is further proof of the continued upward trajectory of the law school, as well as the strong foundation that has been built over time by countless faculty, staff, students and graduates since our founding in 1976.”

Campbell Law ranked high in several metrics comprising overall rankings, including student/faculty ratio, graduates employed nine months after graduation with a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage, and the school’s bar passage rate.

Of the seven law schools in North Carolina, Campbell Law stands as one of four institutions ranked inside the top tier.


ABOUT CAMPBELL LAW:

Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,400 alumni, including more than 2,400 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 26 years, Campbell Law’s overall record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit http://law.campbell.edu.

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