U.S. News and World recently released its school rankings for 2015 — ranking universities across the United States in categories like engineering, medicine, law and business.

Six Illinois schools’ law programs made the list for 2015 Best Law Schools. U.S. News and World surveyed 194 law programs across the country. Deans and administrators of the programs, lawyers and judges were asked to rate the schools, and other criteria, such as the median LSAT scores of program participants, were considered.

Here are Illinois’ top six law schools.

Law schools

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