The University of South Dakota School of Law in Vermillion has been ranked as the fifth "best value" nationwide for the fourth year in a row by preLaw magazine.
It takes into consideration passage of the state bar, in-state tuition, debt and the percent of graduates employed nine months after getting their degree.
Other regional schools in the top 20 include the University of Nebraska at No. 2, the University of Wyoming at No. 9, University of Missouri at 14th place, University of Wisconsin at No. 15 and the University of Kansas at 18th.