Gonzaga University ranked No. 121 on the latest US News & World Report ranking of U.S. law schools, released March 15.
Two years ago GU ranked No. 100 on the annual ratings, based on a variety of criteria, including peer assessment and bar pass rate. The rankings are here.
The top five in the latest ranking are: Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Columbia and the University of Chicago.
Others from the region include: University of Washington, 30th; Lewis and Clark, 67th; University of Oregon, 79th; Willamette University, 113th.
Also of note: US News & World Report introduced a separate listing, based on rankings from law firms in the land.
The ranking in that rating came from responses sent in by several hundred U.S. law firms.