Law School Ranks First Among Law Programs on New List of Military Friendly® Graduate Schools

Military Friendly sealWilliam & Mary Law School ranks number one among law programs on the 2018-2019 list of Top 10 Military Friendly® Graduate Schools, Victory Media announced on April 4. The Law School ranks fifth overall among graduate schools on the new list that will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs magazine. This is the third time in a row that the Law School has made the Top 10 list.

“We are proud to once again receive this recognition and our efforts are inspired by the dedication and selfless service of the many veterans among our students, alumni, faculty and staff,” said Vice Dean Patricia Roberts, Professor of Law, Director of Clinical Programs, and Co-Director of the Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic. “We hope this designation will encourage veterans who are considering law school to explore all that we have to offer at William & Mary.”

Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. For the first time, student survey data was taken into consideration for the designation. More than 1,400 schools participated in the 2018-2019 survey with 941 earning the designation.

About Military Friendly® Schools

The Military Friendly® Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public
data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to the proprietary, data driven Military Friendly® Schools survey from participating institutions. The survey questions, methodology, criteria and weighting were developed with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of educators and employers. The survey is administered for free and is open to all post-secondary schools that wish to participate. Criteria for consideration can be found at

About William & Mary Law School

Thomas Jefferson founded William & Mary Law School in 1779 to train leaders for the new nation. Now in its third century, America's oldest law school continues its historic mission of educating citizen lawyers who are prepared both to lead and to serve.