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Think you have to pay top dollar to attend an elite law school if you want to work in Big Law? It’s true that many of the nation’s most expensive law schools are also pipelines into large firm associates jobs. Columbia Law School sent a higher percentage of 2020 law grads into Big Law than any other school, and also has the highest annual tuition at more than $72,000. Yet there are some lower-price schools with impressive large firm track records, such as the University of Texas School of Law and Howard University School of Law. We’ve ranked our 50 Go-To Law Schools based on their tuition. For the entire 2020 Go-To Law Schools report, click here.

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Karen Sloan

Karen Sloan is the Legal Education Editor and Senior Writer at ALM. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @KarenSloanNLJ Sign up for Ahead of the Curve—her weekly email update on trends and innovation in legal education—here: https://www.law.com/briefings/ahead-of-the-curve/

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