Harvard Law School | Cambridge, United States

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Harvard Law School View All Law Schools

Website: hls.harvard.edu

  • Location: 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Parent School: Harvard University
  • Year Founded: 1817
  • Enrollment: 1,990

Harvard Law School (also known as Harvard Law or HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1817, it is the oldest continually-operating law school in the United States and is generally considered to be one of the most prestigious in the world. The school is tied for second on the rankings published by the U.S. News & World and Report, behind only Yale Law School. Its acceptance rate was 15.4% in the 2013?14 admissions cycle, and its yield rate of 66.2% was the second-highest of any law school in the United States. It is ranked first in the 2016 QS World University Rankings.