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Achievements and Rankings

  • Duquesne Law's Ultimate Bar Pass rate is 93.16%

  • Duquesne Law's Bar Preparation program is ranked No. 9 in the country by National Jurist.

  • Duquesne Law's October 2020 first-time bar passage rate is 83.02%

  • preLaw Magazine awarded Duquesne University School of Law an A rating for 2018 Employment of graduates.

  • preLaw Magazine awarded Duquesne University School of Law an A- rating for Criminal Law in 2019.

  • preLaw Magazine awarded Duquesne University School of Law an A- for Family Law in 2020.

  • The part-time evening J.D. program is ranked No. 44 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Duquesne Law established the first Veterans Clinic in the nation and is recognized as one of the country’s 15 most innovative clinical programs, per preLaw magazine, 2019.

  • preLaw Magazine, 2020 awarded Duquesne University School of Law a B+ in Public Policy Law.

  • Veteran's Clinic director Daniel W. Kunz, Esq. was selected as a Veterans Leadership Programs 2019 Tribute Honoree. Learn more about Clinical Legal Education programs.

  • The Thomas R. Kline Center for Judicial Education is the first program of its kind in the nation, establishing innovative, high-level courses and seminars for statewide trial and appellate judges.

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*All employment statistics are 10 months after graduation as reported to the American Bar Association (ABA). This document does not include the complete data the School of Law is required to disclose under ABA Standard 509. The complete data can be found online at duq.edu/law/career-services.

**Statistics as of August 24, 2020, the first day of classes. Duquesne University School of Law participates in the ABA's matriculation validation service. LSAT and GPA percentiles will be calculated by the Law School Admission Council on October 5, 2020, based on matriculant lists provided by Duquesne Law.

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