2005 The Whitest Law School Report
and Other Law School Rankings Related
to Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Law School


Professor Vernellia R. Randall

Ranking - Excess Whiteness
Chapter 4: Whiteness in Law Schools Total Percentage and
Excess Whiteness Based on National L.S.A.C. Applications

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(Based on 2004 ABA/LSAC Information)

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Total Whiteness (TW)
TW Alphabetical
TW Rankings
Excess Whiteness (EW)
EW Rankings
EW Alphabetical


   

Whiteness > 90%

Campbell (NC)
Duquesne (PA)
Marquette (KY)
Kentucky
Maine
Montana
Quinnipac (CT)
Samford (AL)
South Carolina
South Dakota


 

 


Ranking
Excess Whiteness
Based on National LSAC Application Pool

How to Read Chart: University of Montana has  42.5%% more whites in the law school (96.3%) than in the National LSAC Application Pool (67.6%)

Total Whiteness ranking School Disparity Percentage Total Whiteness LSAC Difference
1 University of Montana 42.5 96.3 28.7
2 Samford University (Cumberland) 39.9 94.6 27
3 Campbell University 39.6 94.4 26.8
4 Duquesne University 39.5 94.3 26.7
5 Quinnipiac University 37 92.6 25
6 University of South Carolina 37 92.6 25
7 University of South Dakota 36.4 92.2 24.6
8 Marquette University 36.2 92.1 24.5
8 University of Maine 36.2 92.1 24.5
10 University of Kentucky 36.1 92 24.4
11 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 35.9 91.9 24.3
11 University of Idaho 35.9 91.9 24.3
13 University of Richmond 35.7 91.7 24.1
14 Northern Kentucky University (Chase) 35.5 91.6 24
15 West Virginia University 35.4 91.5 23.9
16 University of Alabama 35.1 91.3 23.7
17 Appalachian School of Law 34.6 91 23.4
17 University of Akron 34.6 91 23.4
17 University of Louisville (Brandeis) 34.6 91 23.4
20 University of Missouri (Columbia) 34 90.6 23
20 University of Missouri (Kansas City) 34 90.6 23
22 University of Wyoming 33.9 90.5 22.9
23 Suffolk University 33.4 90.2 22.6
24 Widener University 33.3 90.1 22.5
25 Drake University 33 89.9 22.3
25 Mississippi College 33 89.9 22.3
27 University of Toledo 32.8 89.8 22.2
28 Creighton University 32.4 89.5 21.9
28 University of Utah (S.J. Quinney) 32.4 89.5 21.9
30 University of Mississippi 32.1 89.3 21.7
31 Valparaiso University 32.1 89.3 21.7
32 Wake Forest University 32 89.2 21.6
33 Ohio Northern University 31.8 89.1 21.5
33 Roger Williams University 31.8 89.1 21.5
35 Capital University 31.1 88.6 21
35 Cleveland State University (Marshall) 31.1 88.6 21
35 University of Nebraska–Lincoln 31.1 88.6 21
38 Baylor University 30.8 88.4 20.8
38 William Mitchell College of Law 30.8 88.4 20.8
40 Saint Louis University 30.2 88 20.4
41 Mercer University 29.7 87.7 20.1
41 University of Pittsburgh 29.7 87.7 20.1
41 Willamette University 29.7 87.7 20.1
44 Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge 29.6 87.6 20
44 University of Memphis 29.6 87.6 20
46 University of Arkansas (Little Rock)  (Bowen) 29.3 87.4 19.8
47 Western New England College 29 87.2 19.6
48 Hamline University 28.6 86.9 19.3
49 University of Tennessee (Knoxville) 28.3 86.7 19.1
50 New England School of Law 28.1 86.6 19
51 Ave Maria School of Law 28 86.5 18.9
52 Texas Tech University 27.7 86.3 18.7
52 University of Dayton 27.7 86.3 18.7
52 Washburn University 27.7 86.3 18.7
55 William and Mary Law School 27.4 86.1 18.5
56 University of North Dakota 27.2 86 18.4
57 Gonzaga University 27.1 85.9 18.3
57 University of Oklahoma 27.1 85.9 18.3
59 Brigham Young University-JReuben 26.5 85.5 17.9
60 Vermont Law School 26.3 85.4 17.8
61 University of Oregon 26 85.2 17.6
62 George Mason University 25.4 84.8 17.2
63 Villanova University 25 84.5 16.9
64 Indiana University–Indianapolis 24.4 84.1 16.5
64 Regent University 24.4 84.1 16.5
64 University of Iowa 24.4 84.1 16.5
64 Penn State University (Dickinson School of Law) 24.9 84.4 16.8
68 Michigan State University - Detroit College of Law 24.1 83.9 16.3
69 University at Buffalo 24 83.8 16.2
70 Case Western Reserve University 23.8 83.7 16.1
70 University of Tulsa 23.8 83.7 16.1
72 Albany Law School of Union University 23.7 83.6 16
73 University of Colorado (Boulder) 23.5 83.5 15.9
73 University of Virginia 23.5 83.5 15.9
75 John Marshall Law School 22.9 83.1 15.5
76 Georgia State University 22.8 83 15.4
76 Rutgers State University–Camden 22.8 83 15.4
76 Wayne State University 22.8 83 15.4
79 Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law 22.3 82.7 15.1
80 University of Cincinnati 22 82.5 14.9
81 Indiana University–Bloomington 21.9 82.4 14.8
82 Chicago-Kent Illinois Institute of Technology 21.7 82.3 14.7
82 Pace University 21.7 82.3 14.7
84 University of Connecticut 21.3 82 14.4
85 University of Georgia 21.2 81.9 14.3
86 Washington and Lee University 20.9 81.7 14.1
87 Florida Coastal School of Law 20.6 81.5 13.9
88 DePaul University 20.4 81.4 13.8
88 Franklin Pierce Law Center 20.4 81.4 13.8
88 Pepperdine University 20.4 81.4 13.8
88 University of Kansas 20.4 81.4 13.8
92 Loyola University Chicago 19.8 76.2 8.6
93 Stetson University 19.5 80.8 13.2
93 University of Arkansas (Fayetteville ) 19.5 80.8 13.2
95 University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) 19.4 80.7 13.1
96 Thomas Jefferson School of Law 19.1 80.5 12.9
97 Catholic University of America 18.9 80.4 12.8
97 Lewis and Clark College (Northwestern) 18.9 80.4 12.8
97 Oklahoma City University 18.9 80.4 12.8
100 Temple University (Beasley) 18.8 80.3 12.7
101 Tulane University 18.5 80.1 12.5
102 University of Houston 18.2 79.9 12.3
103 University of Nevada 18 79.8 12.2
103 University of Washington 18 79.8 12.2
105 Ohio State University (Moritz) 17.6 79.5 11.9
105 University of Baltimore 17.6 79.5 11.9
107 University of Notre Dame 17.3 79.3 11.7
108 Syracuse University 17.2 79.2 11.6
109 Emory University 16.7 78.9 11.3
109 Texas Wesleyan University 16.7 78.9 11.3
111 New York Law School 16.4 78.7 11.1
111 Seattle University 16.4 78.7 11.1
113 Cardozo-Yeshiva University 16.3 78.6 11
114 Barry University 16.1 78.5 10.9
115 Florida State University 15.8 78.3 10.7
115 University of the Pacific (McGeorge) 15.8 78.3 10.7
115 Washington University in St. Louis 15.8 78.3 10.7
118 St. John's University 15.5 78.1 10.5
119 Boston College 14.9 77.7 10.1
120 University of Denver 14.8 77.6 10
121 Seton Hall University 14.2 77.2 9.6
122 California Western School of Law 14.1 77.1 9.5
123 South Texas College of Law 13.8 76.9 9.3
124 Touro College (Jacob D. Fuchsberg) 13.3 76.6 9
125 Duke University 13 76.4 8.8
125 University of Detroit Mercy 13 76.4 8.8
127 Hofstra University 12.7 76.2 8.6
127 Loyola University-New Orleans 12.7 81 13.4
129 Brooklyn Law School 12.6 76.1 8.5
130 New York University 12.1 75.8 8.2
131 University of Florida (Levin) 12 75.7 8.1
131 University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill 12 75.7 8.1
133 University of Texas (Austin) 11.5 75.4 7.8
134 Northeastern University 11.1 75.1 7.5
135 Chapman University 10.7 74.8 7.2
135 University of Maryland 10.7 74.8 7.2
137 Fordham University 10.5 74.7 7.1
138 Northern Illinois University 10.2 74.5 6.9
139 Vanderbilt University 9.3 73.9 6.3
140 University of Wisconsin (Madison) 9 73.7 6.1
141 Boston University 8.6 73.4 5.8
142 University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) 7.4 72.6 5
143 Georgetown University 6.8 72.2 4.6
143 Northwestern University 6.8 72.2 4.6
145 Cornell University 6.7 72.1 4.5
146 University of San Francisco 5.8 71.5 3.9
147 University of San Diego 4.1 70.4 2.8
148 University of Pennsylvania 4 70.3 2.7
149 Harvard University 3.8 70.2 2.6
150 University of Arizona (Rogers) 3.7 70.1 2.5
151 Arizona State University 3.3 69.8 2.2
152 Golden Gate University 2.8 69.5 1.9
153 University of Miami 2.5 69.3 1.7
154 University of California (Los Angeles) 2.4 69.2 1.6
155 American University (Washington College of Law) 2.2 69.1 1.5
156 George Washington University 2.1 69 1.4
157 University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) 1.5 68.6 1
158 University of Chicago 0.7 68.1 0.5
159 Yale University -0.4 67.3 -0.3
160 Thomas M. Cooley Law School -1 66.9 -0.7
161 University of California (Hastings) -1.3 66.7 -0.9
162 St. Mary's University -1.8 66.4 -1.2
163 University of California (Berkeley) -3.1 65.5 -2.1
164 Nova Southeastern University -3.6 65.2 -2.4
165 University of New Mexico -4.6 64.5 -3.1
166 Stanford University -5.6 63.8 -3.8
167 Rutgers State University–Newark -5.8 63.7 -3.9
168 University of California (Davis) -6.7 63.1 -4.5
169 Southwestern University School of Law -7.2 62.7 -4.9
170 Loyola Law School -8.9 61.6 -6
171 University of Southern California -10.1 60.8 -6.8
172 Columbia University -11.1 60.1 -7.5
173 Santa Clara University -13 58.8 -8.8
174 Western State University -14.9 57.5 -10.1
175 Whittier Law School -15.7 57 -10.6
176 CUNY-Queens College -16 56.8 -10.8
177 St. Thomas University -19.2 54.6 -13
178 North Carolina Central University -25 50.7 -16.9
179 University of District of Columbia -30.5 47 -20.6
180 University of Hawaii -52.2 32.3 -35.3
181 Texas Southern University (Thurgood Marshall) -66.3 22.8 -44.8
182 Southern University -83.1 11.4 -56.2
183 Howard University -91 6.1 -61.5
184 University of Puerto Rico -99.9 0.1 -67.5
185 Inter-American University School of Law -100 0 -67.6
185 Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico -100 0 -67.6

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