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2022 Best International Law & Legal Studies Doctor's Degree Schools

2 Colleges in the United States
7 Doctor's Degrees
If you're seeking a Doctor's Degree in international law and legal studies, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #570 one in the country in terms of popularity.This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 2 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for international law and legal studies students pursuing a doctor's degree. Combined, these schools handed out 7 doctor's degrees in international law and legal studies to qualified students.

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Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to international law and legal studies students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of international law and legal studies students who choose to seek a doctor's degree at the school.
  • Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized international law and legal studies related body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for international law and legal studies students working on their doctor's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

The international law and legal studies school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best International Law & Legal Studies Doctor's Degree Schools.

Learn about the top ranked colleges and universities for international law and legal studies students seeking a a doctor's degree.

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2 Annual Graduates

George Washington University is one of the best schools in the country for getting a doctor's degree in international law and legal studies. GWU is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Washington.More information about a doctorate in international law and legal studies from George Washington University

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
5 Annual Graduates

Golden Gate University - San Francisco is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a doctor's degree in international law and legal studies. Located in the city of San Francisco, Golden Gate University - San Francisco is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population.More information about a doctorate in international law and legal studies from Golden Gate University - San Francisco

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One of 15 majors within the Legal Research area of study, International Law & Legal Studies has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Advanced Legal Research/Studies 86
Other Legal Research & Advanced Professional Studies 46
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence 36
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 4
Banking, Corporate, Finance, & Securities Law 2
Tax Law/Taxation 2
Criminal Law and Procedure 2
Energy, Environment, & Natural Resources Law 1

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard). More about our data sources and methodologies.

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