Since its founding in 1911, Duquesne Kline School of Law has focused on providing
a legal education firmly rooted in the pursuit of excellence and the highest standards
of ethical conduct. Its graduates serve others through skillful representation premised
upon integrity and a commitment to attaining justice and fairness for all seeking
redress through the legal system.
93.8% of 2022 Duquesne Kline School of Law graduates are employed or pursuing a graduate
*Class of 2022 Statistics as reported to the ABA 10 months after graduation. This
includes three graduates whose start date was deferred beyond March 15, 2023, and
one graduate who is enrolled in full-time graduate studies.
2023 Princeton Review Rates Duquesne Kline Law School among Best Law Schools
95 Professors: Teaching; 96 Professors: Accessible; 92 Career Rating
Duquesne Kline is ranked 6th in the Nation for Bar Passage
Stat from the Winter 2021 edition of preLaw Magazine
Top 100 U.S. News & World Report Law School
Duquesne Kline places #89 out of 196 ranked law schools in the United States.
Duquesne Kline ranks in top 100 of U.S. News & World Report Law Schools
U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2023-2024 Best Law School overall rankings. The Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University ranked in the top 100 of all law schools, reaching a placement of #89 out of 196 ranked schools. This positions Duquesne Kline School of Law in the top half of law schools in the United States and alongside other Pennsylvania law schools that have the same ranking.
On Saturday, May 13, 2023, the 109th Commencement ceremony and the first as the Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University was celebrated. At the event, faculty were presented with special awards, honoring them for their teaching and service. Congratulations to all recipients on their well-deserved honors.
Anna Maria Sicenica honored with prestigious Louis Del Duca Memorial Award
Duquesne Kline School of Law student Anna Maria Sicenica, 3L, was named the winner of the Louis Del Duca Memorial Award. This prestigious award, given by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, is given annually to one graduating student at each of the nine ABA accredited law schools in Pennsylvania in memory of Professor Del Duca. He was an internationally recognized leading scholar in commercial and comparative law with legendary contributions to the Business Law Section and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.