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2011 Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanics

June 8, 2012

Staff -- HispanicBusiness Inc.

1. University of Texas at Austin
School of Law

727 E. Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 232-1200
Fax: (512) 471-2765
http://www.utexas.edu/law

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%

2. American University
Washington College of Law

4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Ste. 507
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 274-4101
Fax: (202) 274 4107
http://www.wcl.american.edu

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
Percent of Law school Hispanic faculty -- 13%

3. Florida State University
College of Law

425 West Jefferson St.
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1601
(850) 644-3787
Fax: (850) 644-7284
http://www.law.fsu.

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%

4. Florida International University
College of Law

RDB 1055
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-8006
Fax: (305) 348-2965
http://www.law.fiu.edu

Total graduate enrollment -- 588
Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 233
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 42%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 145
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 68
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 47%
Full-time Law school faculty -- 32
Full-time Law school Hispanic faculty -- 12
Percent of Law school Hispanic faculty -- 38%

5. 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
http://www.lawschool.unm.edu

Total graduate enrollment -- 351
Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 100
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 28%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 112
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 33
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 29%
Full-time Law school faculty -- 34
Full-time Law school Hispanic faculty -- 8
Percent of Law school Hispanic faculty -- 24%

6. University of Miami
School of Law

P.O. Box 248087
Coral Gables, FL 33124-8087
(305) 284-2795
Fax: (305) 284-3084
http://www.law.miami.edu

Total graduate enrollment -- 1,447
Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 233
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 16%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 553
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 70
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 13%
Full-time Law school faculty -- 98
Full-time Law school Hispanic faculty -- 15
Percent of Law school Hispanic faculty -- 15%

7. University of Florida
Fredric G. Levin College of Law

P.O. Box 117622
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352) 273-0890
Fax: (352) 392-4087
http://www.law.ufl.edu

Total graduate enrollment -- 1,104
Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 112
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 10%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 382
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 38
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 10%
Full-time Law school faculty -- 53
Full-time Law school Hispanic faculty -- 4
Percent of Law school Hispanic faculty --.8%

8. University of California, Los Angeles
School of Law

405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(310) 825-2080
Fax: (310) 206-7227
http://www.law.ucla.edu

Total graduate enrollment -- 999
Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 90
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 9%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 346
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 28
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 8%
Full-time Law school faculty -- 110
Full-time Law school Hispanic faculty -- 5
Percent of Law school Hispanic faculty -- 5%

9. University of San Francisco
School of Law

2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-6586
Fax: (415) 422-5442
http://www.usfca.edu/law

Total graduate enrollment -- 566
Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 75
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 13%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 153
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 13
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 8%
Full-time Law school faculty -- 40
Full-time Law school Hispanic faculty -- 5
Percent of Law school Hispanic faculty -- 13%

10. University of Southern California
Gould School of Law

699 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0071
(213) 740-2523
Fax: (213) 740-4570
http://www.lawweb.usc.edu

Total graduate enrollment -- 651
Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 67
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 10%
Total J.D. degrees earned -- 220
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 21
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics -- 10%
Full-time Law school faculty -- 41
Full-time Law school Hispanic faculty -- 2
Percent of Law school Hispanic faculty -- 4%


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