Each year, HispanicBusiness magazine measures the effectiveness of the nation's universities in attracting Hispanic students. HispanTelligence, the research arm of Hispanic Business Inc., assesses the nation's top universities for Hispanics in the fields of business, engineering, law and medicine.
The 40 universities -- 10 in each degree area -- were ranked in terms of Hispanic diversity on the following criteria:
-- Hispanic student enrollment.
-- Hispanic faculty members.
-- Degrees conferred to Hispanics.
-- Progressive programs aimed at increasing enrollment of Hispanic students.
Here are the 10 top universities for postgraduate law studies.
University of Texas at Austin, School of Law
727 E. Dean Keeton St., Austin, TX 78705
(512) 232-1200; Fax: (512) 471-2765
|Total graduate enrollment||1,155|
|Hispanic graduate enrollment||184|
|Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment||16%|
|Total J.D. degrees earned||390|
|J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics||60|
|Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics||15%|
|Full-time Law School faculty||92|
|Full-time Law School Hispanic faculty||6|
|Percent of Law School Hispanic faculty||7%|
American University, Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Ste. 507, Washington, DC 20016
(202) 274-4101; Fax: (202) 274 4107
|Total graduate enrollment||1,243|
|Hispanic graduate enrollment||209|
|Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment||17%|
|Total J.D. degrees earned||475|
|J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics||53|
|Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics||11%|
|Full-time Law School faculty||76|
|Full-time Law School Hispanic faculty||10|
Florida State University, College of Law
425 W. Jefferson St., Tallahassee, FL 32306-1601
(850) 644-3787; Fax: (850) 644-7284
|Total graduate enrollment||779|
|Hispanic graduate enrollment||71|
|Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment||9%|
|Total J.D. degrees earned||245|
|J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics||12|
|Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics||5%|
|Full-time Law School faculty||43|
|Full-time Law School Hispanic faculty||5|
|Percent of Law School Hispanic faculty||12%|