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The most prestigious schools to the sight of top professionals schools:

RMLRML Posts: 5,808Registered User Senior Member
edited July 2011 in Graduate School
Yale Law School:

Yale University (87)
Harvard University (76)
Stanford University (35)
Princeton University (27)
Columbia University (22)
Brown University (21)

Dartmouth College (15)
University of Pennsylvania (14)
Duke University (14)
University of California at Berkeley (12)
University of Chicago (12)

Cornell University (10)
University of California at Los Angeles (9)
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (9)
Northwestern University (8)
Washington University [Missouri] (8)
Swarthmore College (7)
New York University (7)
Georgetown University (7)
Wesleyan University (7)



http://www.yale.edu/printer/bulletin/htmlfiles/law/law-school-students.html
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  • RMLRML Posts: 5,808Registered User Senior Member
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Johns Hopkins University .................................... 65
    Yale University ..................................................... 40
    Harvard University ............................................... 39
    Stanford University .............................................. 23
    University of California (Berkeley)....................... 17
    Cornell University ................................................ 16
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology............... 14
    Duke University.................................................... 14
    Princeton University............................................. 12
    University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) ..................... 12
    University of Maryland (College Park) ................ 12
    University of Pennsylvania .................................. 12
    University of Virginia.............................................11
    Columbia University............................................. 10

    Dartmouth College................................................. 9
    University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)............. 9
    University of Texas (Austin)................................... 8
    University of Chicago............................................. 8
    Brown University.................................................... 7
    University of Notre Dame ...................................... 7
    University of Wisconsin (Madison)........................ 7
    Pennsylvania State University............................... 7



    http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/u/p/SOMCatalog0910.pdf
  • RMLRML Posts: 5,808Registered User Senior Member
    Harvard Law School:


    Harvard University 241
    Yale University 113
    Stanford University 79

    University of Pennsylvania 57
    Princeton University 54

    University of California - Berkeley 48
    Brown University 48
    Columbia University 46
    Cornell University 45
    Duke University 41
    University of California - Los Angeles 39

    Dartmouth College 35
    Georgetown University 32
    Brigham Young University 29
    University of Texas - Austin 27
    University of Michigan 23
    New York University 20
    Northwestern University 20
    University of Notre Dame 20
    Amherst College 19
    University of Virginia 19
    Rice University 18
    Williams College 17


    HLS : Undergraduate Schools Represented in 2006-2007
  • slipper1234slipper1234 Posts: 9,085Registered User Senior Member
    Can someone adjust this list for size of undergrad population? Clearly that effects things significantly.
  • arcadefire1027arcadefire1027 Posts: 1,827Registered User Senior Member
    Yeah, glad to see UCLA and Berkeley well represented but these should probably be weighted for size of student body.
  • PeaPea Posts: 2,384Registered User Senior Member
    You also have to factor in the student body. It is very difficult to get into Harvard as an undergraduate so the students matriculating from Harvard to Harvard Law are already the exceptional students. It doesn't say anything about the education they got at Harvard, just that they got into Harvard in the first place.
  • bluedogbluedog Posts: 1,064Registered User Senior Member
    Harvard Business School, Class of 2009 (courtesy of sakky):

    Harvard (64)
    ...
    Stanford (15)
    UPenn (12)
    MIT (12)
    Cornell(11)
    Yale(10)
    Duke(10)
    ...
    Berkeley (7)
    Michigan -Ann Arbor (7)
    North Carolina (7)
    Dartmouth (6)
    Virginia(6)
    Georgetown(6)
    Columbia (6)
    Texas(6)

    No Princeton or Brown seems surprising.
  • chocolatenutzchocolatenutz Posts: 121Registered User Junior Member
    yawn... RML yet again is insinuating Berkeley is better than some ivies. Does he know when to quit?
  • sentimentGX4sentimentGX4 Posts: 1,683Registered User Senior Member
    "The most prestigious schools to the sight of top professionals schools". The entire title of the thread is misleading and inaccurate.

    Simply because a university admits more students from a specific school does not necessarily mean they regard the university more prestigiously. Perhaps the university cranks out more qualified students? Or perhaps the university had stronger students to begin with? A university can easily think "So-and-so university receives a lot of top students every year but they come out half as educuated after", which could still be very good.

    Also, the only reason some of these schools are even on these lists is because they matriculate so many students. Then you have to consider how many students of a particular university applied to this or that university. Not everyone is enamored with Harvard as you may think. It's often a regional issue as well.
  • sentimentGX4sentimentGX4 Posts: 1,683Registered User Senior Member
    RML wrote:
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    ...

    http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/u...atalog0910.pdf
    This list is wrong.

    Numbers do not match up with link. Very notable universities are missing. Other random unnotable universities are spliced in. Berkeley only has 10 and a bunch of obscure Chinese universities that RML would never dare assert as "prestigious" have a a bunch, such as Tsinghua University with 36.
  • sefagosefago Posts: 1,707Registered User Senior Member
    ^ I think the numbers match. You are looking at the PhD section, while RML was prolly counting only the MD (professional/medical section). Thats why Tsinghua has 30+. Technically though Tsinghua would count as prestigious in China at least.

    All in all I don't approve of threads like this, since there is no way of linking the cause and effect so no comment.

    And we all know why adjustments aren't being made for size
  • slipper1234slipper1234 Posts: 9,085Registered User Senior Member
    Definitely someone should make adjustments for size.
  • hd1990hd1990 Posts: 21Registered User New Member
    very misleading and underhanded way of promoting certain schools cough cough
  • GhosttGhostt Posts: 1,546Registered User Senior Member
    Is RML the CC version of a tireless Jehovah's Witness going from door to door to promote his faith to people who mostly regret opening the door as soon as they lay eyes on him? A Cantab converted to Berkeleyanity maybe?
  • hd1990hd1990 Posts: 21Registered User New Member
    rofl, well put my friend.
  • RMLRML Posts: 5,808Registered User Senior Member
    Why do we have to adjust the figures to size? I think that's silly, if the intention is to get the names of schools viewed by these top professional schools as prestigious.





    Sorry @ chocolatenutz. The Ivies are great and the data would show that they are, if getting into a top professional school is the basis. But this also goes to show that you don't have to graduate from an Ivy to get into a top professional school. Going to your State U will not bar you from getting excellent opportunities such as attending a top professional school.
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