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2009 Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanics

Sept. Issue

Hispanic Business Media Staff

2009 Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanics



1. University of New Mexico
School of Law
MSC11 6070 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
(505) 277-0958
Fax: (505) 277-9958
www.lawschool.unm.edu

Law school enrollment -- 346
Hispanic enrollment -- 106
Percent Hispanic enrollment -- 31%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 114
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 34
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 30%
Full-time faculty -- 35
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 8
Percent of Hispanic faculty -- 23%

2. University of Texas at Austin
School of Law
727 E. Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 232-1200
Fax: (512) 471-2765
www.utexas.edu/law

Law school enrollment -- 1221
Hispanic enrollment -- 195
Percent Hispanic enrollment -- 16%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 452
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 77
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 17%
Full-time faculty -- 85
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 4
Percent of Hispanic faculty -- 5%

3. Florida State University
College of Law
425 West Jefferson St.
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1601
(850) 644-3787
Fax: (850) 644-7284
www.law.fsu.edu

Law school enrollment -- 772
Hispanic enrollment -- 62
Percent Hispanic enrollment -- 8%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 314
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 27
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 9%
Full-time faculty -- 43
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 6
Percent of Hispanic faculty -- 14%
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4. American University
Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 274-4101
Fax: (202) 274 4107
www.wcl.american.edu

Law school enrollment -- 1461
Hispanic enrollment -- 190
Percent Hispanic enrollment -- 13%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 470
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 56
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 12%
Full-time faculty -- 86
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 6
Percent of Hispanic faculty -- 7%

5. University of Miami
School of Law
P.O. Box 248087
Coral Gables, FL 33124-8087
(305) 284-2795
Fax: (305) 284-3084
www.law.miami.edu

Law school enrollment -- 1235
Hispanic enrollment -- 149
Percent Hispanic enrollment -- 12%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 373
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 42
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 11%
Full-time faculty -- 70
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 7
Percent of Hispanic faculty -- 10%

6. University of San Francisco
School of Law
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-6586
Fax: (415) 422-5442
www.usfca.edu/law/

Law school enrollment -- 529
Hispanic enrollment -- 60
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 11%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 203
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 18
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 9%
Full-time faculty -- 31
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 5
Percent of Hispanic faculty -- 16%

7. Arizona State University
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
1100 S. McAllister Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85287-7906
(480) 965-1474
Fax: (480) 727-7930
www.law.asu.edu

Law school enrollment -- 539
Hispanic enrollment -- 60
Percent Hispanic enrollment -- 11%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 238
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 35
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 15%
Full-time faculty -- 61
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 3
Percent of Hispanic faculty -- 5%

8. University of Florida
Fredric G. Levin College of Law
P.O. Box 117622
Gainesville, FL 32611-7622
(352) 273-0890
Fax: (352) 3924087
www.law.ufl.edu

Law school enrollment -- 1224
Hispanic enrollment -- 118
Percent Hispanic enrollment -- 10%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 315
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 30
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 10%
Full-time faculty -- 53
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 4
Percent of Hispanic faculty -- 8%

9. University of Southern California
Gould School of Law
699 Exposition Blv.d
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074
(213) 740-2523
Fax: (213) 740-4570
www.law.usc.edu

Law school enrollment -- 691
Hispanic enrollment -- 82
Percent Hispanic enrollment -- 12%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 210
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 14
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 7%
Full-time faculty -- 55
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 2
Percent of Hispanic faculty -- 4%

10. University of California, Los Angeles
School of Law
405 Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(310) 825-2080
Fax: (310) 825-9450
www.law.ucla.edu

Law school enrollment -- 1012
Hispanic enrollment -- 93
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 9%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 337
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 28
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 8%
Full-time faculty -- 112
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 3
Percent of Hispanic faculty -- 3%



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