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Whitest Regional - Alphabetical

The 2004 Whitest Law Schools Report
The Top Ten Whitest Law Schools in the United States
Rank

School
(Ranking)

Excess Whiteness State Region
62 Albany Law School-Union University 16.51 NY Northeast
146 American University (Washington College of Law)  4.4 DC Midsouth
39 Appalachian School of Law 22.2 VA Midsouth
174 Arizona State University  -8.8 AZ Mountain West
88 Ave Maria School of Law 13.1 MI Great Lakes
41 Barry University 21.83 FL Southeast
26 Baylor University 24.49 TX South Central
160 Boston College  -0.04 MA New England
164 Boston University  -2.34 MA New England
107 Brigham Young University (J. Reuben Clark) 10.1 UT Mountain West
99 Brooklyn Law School 11.81 NY Northeast
14 California Western School of Law  27.61 CA Far West
19 Campbell University 25.4 NC Midsouth
82 Capital University 13.4 OH Great Lakes
85 Cardozo-Yeshiva University  13.31 NY Northeast
111 Case Western Reserve University 9.5 OH Great Lakes
107 Catholic University of America  10.1 DC Midsouth
20 Chapman University 25.31 CA Far West
97 Chicago-Kent Illinois Institute of Technology  12 IL Great Lakes
86 Cleveland State University (Marshall) 13.3 OH Great Lakes
171 Columbia University -5.69 NY Northeast
130 Cornell University 6.91 NY Northeast
143 Creighton University 4.82 NE Midwest
172 CUNY-Queens College  -6.19 NY Northeast
155 DePaul University 1.4 IL Great Lakes
129 Drake University 6.92 IA Midwest
116 Duke University 9 NC Midsouth
13 Duquesne University 27.71 PA Northeast
24 Emory University 24.53 GA Southeast
21 Florida Coastal School of Law  24.83 FL Southeast
42 Florida State University  21.73 FL Southeast
113 Fordham University 9.21 NY Northeast
136 Franklin Pierce Law Center  6.06 NH New England
49 George Mason University 18.4 VA Midsouth
156 George Washington University  1.2 DC Midsouth
137 Georgetown University 6 DC Midsouth
11 Georgia State University  28.53 GA Southeast
40 Golden Gate University 22.11 CA Far West
95 Gonzaga University 12.38 WA Northwest
98 Hamline University 11.9 MN Great Lakes
165 Harvard University -2.64 MA New England
113 Hofstra University 9.21 NY Northeast
186 Howard University -61.1 DC Midsouth
125 Indiana University–Bloomington  7.3 IN Great Lakes
119 Indiana University–Indianapolis  8.7 IN Great Lakes
183 Inter-American University School of Law -55.97 PR Southeast
126 John Marshall Law School 7.3 IL Great Lakes
127 Lewis and Clark College (Northwestern) 7.28 OR Northwest
33 Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge  23.39 LA South Central
92 Loyola Law School 12.71 CA Far West
131 Loyola University Chicago  6.9 IL Great Lakes
65 Loyola University-New Orleans  16.49 LA South Central
52 Marquette University 17.9 WI Great Lakes
9 Mercer University 30.73 GA Southeast
124 Michigan State University - Detroit College of Law  7.5 MI Great Lakes
5 Mississippi College  34.33 MS Southeast
133 New England School of Law  6.56 MA New England
87 New York Law School  13.11 NY Northeast
112 New York University  9.41 NY Northeast
178 North Carolina Central University -16.2 NC Midsouth
162 Northeastern University -0.94 MA New England
151 Northern Illinois University  2.7 IL Great Lakes
16 Northern Kentucky University (Chase) 26 KY Midsouth
173 Northwestern University -6.4 IL Great Lakes
140 Notre Dame Law School  5.3 IN Great Lakes
122 Nova Southeastern University 8.23 FL Southeast
60 Ohio Northern University  16.8 OH Great Lakes
135 Ohio State University (Moritz) 6.3 OH Great Lakes
59 Oklahoma City University  16.89 OK South Central
61 Pace University 16.71 NY Northeast
31 Penn State University (Dickinson School of Law) 23.71 PA Northeast
6 Pepperdine University 34.11 CA Far West
184 Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico -55.97 PR Southeast
80 Quinnipiac University 13.86 CT New England
76 Regent University 14.9 VA Midsouth
96 Roger Williams University 12.16 RI New England
69 Rutgers State University–Camden 15.81 NJ Northeast
166 Rutgers State University–Newark -2.89 NJ Northeast
141 Saint Louis University  4.92 MO Midwest
1 Samford University (Cumberland) 38.73 AL Southeast
90 Santa Clara University 12.81 CA Far West
145 Seattle University  4.58 WA Northwest
93 Seton Hall University 12.51 NJ Northeast
91 South Texas College of Law  12.79 TX South Central
63 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale  16.5 IL Great Lakes
26 Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law 24.49 TX South Central
181 Southern University -27.41 LA South Central
77 Southwestern University School of Law 14.61 CA Far West
99 St. John's University 11.81 NY Northeast
159 St. Mary's University -0.01 TX South Central
167 St. Thomas University -3.77 FL Southeast
48 Stanford University 18.51 CA Far West
15 Stetson University 26.73 FL Southeast
78 Suffolk University 13.96 MA New England
102 Syracuse University 11.41 NY Northeast
70 Temple University (Beasley)  15.71 PA Northeast
182 Texas Southern University (Thurgood Marshall)1 -44.51 TX South Central
36 Texas Tech University  22.79 TX South Central
72 Texas Wesleyan University  15.69 TX South Central
8 Thomas Jefferson School of Law 31.31 CA Far West
176 Thomas M. Cooley Law School  -12.4 MI Great Lakes
121 Touro College (Jacob D. Fuchsberg) 8.41 NY Northeast
74 Tulane University 15.19 LA South Central
57 University at Buffalo 17.21 NY Northeast
71 University of Akron 15.7 OH Great Lakes
3 University of Alabama  35.13 AL Southeast
170 University of Arizona (Rogers)  -5.2 AZ Mountain West
46 University of Arkansas (Fayetteville )   18.99 AR South Central
28 University of Arkansas (Little Rock)  (Bowen) 24.39 AR South Central
94 University of Baltimore  12.4 MD Midsouth
58 University of California (Berkeley)   17.11 CA Far West
53 University of California (Davis)   17.61 CA Far West
44 University of California (Hastings)   19.11 CA Far West
34 University of California (Los Angeles)   23.21 CA Far West
168 University of Chicago -4.5 IL Great Lakes
132 University of Cincinnati  6.9 OH Great Lakes
147 University of Colorado (Boulder)   3.7 CO Mountain West
118 University of Connecticut  8.86 CT New England
106 University of Dayton  10.4 OH Great Lakes
147 University of Denver  3.7 CO Mountain West
158 University of Detroit Mercy  0.4 MI Great Lakes
179 University of District of Columbia -17.47 PR Southeast
56 University of Florida (Levin)  17.43 FL Southeast
12 University of Georgia  28.23 GA Southeast
180 University of Hawaii  -18.89 HI Far West
51 University of Houston  17.99 TX South Central
73 University of Idaho  15.6 ID Mountain West
163 University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)  -1.6 IL Great Lakes
161 University of Iowa  -0.38 IA Midwest
154 University of Kansas  1.62 KS Midwest
17 University of Kentucky  25.8 KY Midsouth
25 University of Louisville (Brandeis)   24.5 KY Midsouth
45 University of Maine  19.06 ME New England
107 University of Maryland  10.1 MD Midsouth
43 University of Memphis  19.6 TN Midsouth
103 University of Miami  11.13 FL Southeast
150 University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)   3.1 MI Great Lakes
134 University of Minnesota (Twin Cities)   6.5 MN Great Lakes
4 University of Mississippi  34.43 MS Southeast
138 University of Missouri (Columbia)   5.92 MO Midwest
141 University of Missouri (Kansas City)   4.92 MO Midwest
55 University of Montana  17.5 MT Mountain West
123 University of Nebraska–Lincoln   7.92 NE Midwest
6 University of Nevada  32.11 NV Far West
177 University of New Mexico  -12.9 NM Mountain West
82 University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill   13.4 NC Midsouth
149 University of North Dakota  3.52 ND Midwest
32 University of Oklahoma  23.69 OK South Central
84 University of Oregon  13.38 OR Northwest
139 University of Pennsylvania  5.31 PA Northeast
29 University of Pittsburgh  24.21 PA Northeast
185 University of Puerto Rico -55.97 PR Southeast
18 University of Richmond  25.5 VA Midsouth
22 University of San Diego  24.71 CA Far West
37 University of San Francisco  22.51 CA Far West
2 University of South Carolina  37.03 SC Southeast
144 University of South Dakota  4.72 SD Midwest
113 University of Southern California 9.21 CA Far West
47 University of Tennessee (Knoxville)   18.8 TN Midsouth
68 University of Texas (Austin)  16.19 TX South Central
10 University of the Pacific (McGeorge)  30.11 CA Far West
54 University of Toledo  17.6 OH Great Lakes
50 University of Tulsa  18.39 OK South Central
101 University of Utah (S.J. Quinney)   11.5 UT Mountain West
63 University of Virginia  16.5 VA Midsouth
152 University of Washington  2.38 WA Northwest
157 University of Wisconsin (Madison)   0.9 WI Great Lakes
81 University of Wyoming  13.6 WY Mountain West
79 Valparaiso University 13.9 IN Great Lakes
128 Vanderbilt University 7.1 TN Midsouth
104 Vermont Law School  10.46 VT New England
38 Villanova University 22.21 PA Northeast
35 Wake Forest University 22.8 NC Midsouth
153 Washburn University 2.12 KS Midwest
75 Washington and Lee University  15.1 VA Midsouth
169 Washington University in St. Louis -4.68 MO Midwest
116 Wayne State University 9 MI Great Lakes
30 West Virginia University  24.1 WV Midsouth
104 Western New England College  10.46 MA New England
120 Western State University 8.61 CA Far West
110 Whittier Law School 9.81 CA Far West
23 Widener University 24.7 DE Midsouth
66 Willamette University 16.28 OR Northwest
67 William and Mary Law School  16.2 VA Midsouth
89 William Mitchell College of Law  13 MN Great Lakes
175 Yale University -9.34 CT New England
 

 

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