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Vanderbilt University Law School

ABA-Accredited / AALS Member

Law School Rank
US News 2011: 17
US News 2010: 17



Enrollment: 580
Tuition: $42200
Address: 131 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-322-6452

Vanderbilt University Law School (also known as Vanderbilt Law School or VLS) is a graduate school of Vanderbilt University. Established in 1874, it is one of the oldest law schools in the southern United States. Vanderbilt Law has consistently ranked among the top 20 law schools in the nation, and is currently ranked 16th in the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report. Vanderbilt Law School enrolls approximately 640 students, with each entering J.D. class consisting of approximately 175 students.

The dean of the law school is Chris Guthrie, who began his second five-year appointment as dean on July 1, 2014.

According to Vanderbilt Law School's 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 85.9% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, bar passage-required employment nine months after graduation, excluding solo practitioners.