The top 3 law schools in Australia for 2017 are

  1. University of New South Wales
  2. Queensland University of Technology
  3. University of New England

Uni Reviews ranked Australian universities by a formula using:

  • law school size (student numbers)
  • student and graduate satisfaction with law courses (% satisfied)
  • indicative graduate salaries (based on pay, study and unemployment rates).

Law includes: Law and Legal Practice, Justice Administration, Legal Studies and Police Studies.

University of New South Wales

the Law School of UNSW tops the subject rankings for Law in 2017.

The Faculty achieves a high level of overall satisfaction with courses (87%) and a high average salary ($57,817).

Queensland University of Technology

The Law Faculty of QUT is ranked 2nd in Australia.

The undergraduate program is estimated to be the largest and achieves a high course satisfaction rate (86%).

University of New England

The Law School of UNE is in the top 3 for Australia.

The School has consistently good quality indicators, ranking in Australia’s top 10 course satisfaction and salaries.

Law School Rankings

Updated: 4 September 2016

* Combined sample size for student course satisfaction surveys.

Universities with small sample sizes for satisfaction or salary components are omitted from overall ranking.

Student Course Satisfaction

Sources: Course Experience Questionnaire (2014-2015), University Experience Survey (2014-2015)

Universities are ranked by course satisfaction ratings of current students and recent graduates.

Indicative Graduate Salaries

Source: Graduate Destinations Survey (2013-2015)

The indicative graduate salary accounts for low incomes of unemployed graduates and potential incomes of students doing postgraduate courses.

Graduate salaries generally appear higher for universities with high numbers of online and mature-age students.