- 2. Harvard University
The law school at Harvard University has an application deadline of February 1. The full-time program application fee at the law school at Harvard University is $85. Its tuition is full-time: $55,842 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 11.8:1. The law school at Harvard University has 172 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
Opportunities to put classroom lessons to work start early at Harvard Law School. Through the school’s Student Practice Organizations, first-year students can test their legal skills by helping local musicians understand copyright laws or representing state prison inmates at disciplinary hearings, among other opportunities. Older students can partake in HLS legal clinics, the largest offering of any school in the world. All students must complete at least 40 hours of pro bono, or volunteer, work before graduating.