BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The LSU Law Center was recognized as the eighth best law school in the nation for value, according to a study done by The National Jurist magazine.
"We are pleased to see the LSU Law Center recognized in national rankings," said President F. King Alexander. "In addition to being a best value, the Law Center was raked as one of the top 10 underrated law schools in the country earlier this year."
President Alexander says that the rankings are based on how well students do post-graduation, from getting a job in their field and the amount of debt they accumulate. The magazine says that they designed their rankings to identify which law schools give students the best chance to pass their state's bar exams and getting a job without taking on excessive debt.
The survey says that more LSU law students pass the bar exam than any other law school in the state. Statistics show that for the class of 2014, 92% of graduates were able to get a job that either required a passing bar exam score, or where their education gave them an advantage.
More information on the study can be found on LSU Law Center's website.