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74% of RWU Law 1L students come from outside of Rhode Island.  There are 22 states represented in the Class of 2017 alone.

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Top 40 Law Schools

Per Capita Productivity of Articles in Top Journals, 1993-2012

Law Schools Outside U.S. News Top 50

The Top 40 Law Schools

1 Yeshiva University (Cardozo) (13.18)
2 Florida State University (12.69)
3 University of St. Thomas (MN.) (11.65)
4 Case Western Reserve University (11.39)
5 University of San Diego (11.30
6 University of Richmond (11.23)
7 Brooklyn Law School (10.16)
8 University of Missouri -- Columbia (9.44)
9 Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago-Kent) (8.70)
10 University of Cincinnati (8.57)
11 Hofstra University (7.88)
  Seattle University ( 7.87)
13 University of Houston (7.70)
14 DePaul University (7.64)
15 Temple University (7.20)
16 Roger Williams University (6.96)
17 Tulane University (6.72)
  Seton Hall University (6.69)
  University of Nevada -- Las Vegas (6.69)
  University of Tennessee (6.69)
21 University of Pittsburgh (6.61)
22 Rutgers (State University of New Jersey) -- Camden (6.51)
23 Loyola University Chicago (6.46)
24 Loyola Law School -- Los Angeles (5.99)
  University of Miami (5.98)
26 Pennsylvania State University (5.87)
27 Villanova University (5.76)
28 Indiana University -- Indianapolis (5.72)
  Southern Methodist University (5.70)
30 St. John's University (5.58)
  Willamette University (5.56)
32 Rutgers (State University of New Jersey) -- Newark (5.41)
33 University of South Carolina (5.37)
34 Florida International University (5.20)
35 Marquette University (5.12)
36 Michigan State University (5.08)
  Santa Clara University (5.08)
  University of Connecticut (5.06)
39 Drexel University (5.02)
40 University of Toledo (4.91)