University of Nebraska College of Law

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University of Nebraska College of Law
Nebraska law logo.jpg
Established1888; 134 years ago (1888)
School typePublic
DeanRichard Moberly
LocationLincoln, Nebraska, United States
USNWR ranking78th (2023)[1]

The University of Nebraska College of Law is one of the professional graduate schools of University of Nebraska system. It was founded in 1888 and became part of University of Nebraska in 1891. According to Nebraska's official 2017 ABA-required disclosures, 70.3% of the Class of 2016 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required employment nine months after graduation.[2]


Nebraska Law is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools and is accredited by the American Bar Association.

Employment and rankings[edit]

According to Nebraska's official 2018 ABA-required disclosures, 87.5% of the Class of 2017 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required or JD-advantage employment ten months after graduation.[3] Nebraska's Law School Transparency under-employment score is 16.9%, indicating the percentage of the Class of 2013 unemployed, pursuing an additional degree, or working in a non-professional, short-term, or part-time job nine months after graduation.[4]

In 2016, Business Insider ranked U.S. law schools placing a higher weight on jobs and no weight on selectivity or reputation, ranked UNL College of Law as the 44th best law school in America.[5] The U.S. News & World Report law school rankings placed Nebraska 50th of the 215 law schools in the U.S. in 2014.[6] For the 2021 U.S. News & World Report law school rankings placed Nebraska Law as the 19th best public law school and 76th best law school overall.[7]


Cost per credit hour for the 2018-2019 academic year is $384.75 for residents and $1,016.75 for non-residents. Annual fees for the 2018-2019 academic year total $3,386 per student.[8]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable professors[edit]


  1. ^ "University of Nebraska—Lincoln". U.S. News & World Report – Best Law Schools. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  2. ^ "Employment Statistics" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Employment Statistics" (PDF).
  4. ^ "Nebraska University Profile".
  5. ^ Loudenback, Tanza. "The 50 best law schools in America". Business Insider.
  6. ^ "2018 Best Law Schools Ranked". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 10 April 2014.
  7. ^ "Best Law Schools". U.S. News & World Report.
  8. ^ Network, University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Web Developer. "Financial Information | Nebraska College of Law". Retrieved 2018-07-12.

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Coordinates: 40°49′51″N 96°39′37″W / 40.83083°N 96.66028°W / 40.83083; -96.66028