2005 The Whitest Law School Report
and Other Law School Rankings Related
to Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Law School
Professor Vernellia R. Randall

Excess Whiteness (Alphabetical)
Chapter 5: The Whitest Regional Law Schools Based on Regional L.S.A.C. Applications
 

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Rankings
Alphabetical Listing


Regions

Great Lakes
Mid-South
Mid-West
Mountain West
New England
Northeast
Pacific West
South Central
South East


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excess Whiteness
Based on Regional LSAC Applications

 
How to Read the Chart: Albany Law School has 21.3% (Column A) more white law students in the law school (83.6%- Column c)  than there were white  LSAC applications in the Region (68.9% Column D)
 
  A. B. C. D. E.
School Excess Whiteness
Disparity  - Percentage
Region Percent of white Students Regional LSAC Apps - Whites Disparity Between Law School whiteness and LSAC Regional Apps
Albany Law School of Union University 21.3 Northeast 83.6 68.9 14.70
American University (Washington College of Law) -0.6 Midsouth 69.1 69.5 -0.40
Appalachian School of Law 30.9 Midsouth 91 69.5 21.50
Arizona State University -11.9 South Central 69.8 79.2 -9.40
Ave Maria School of Law 12.9 Great Lakes 86.5 76.6 9.90
Barry University 38.2 Southeast 78.5 56.8 21.70
Baylor University 38.3 South Central 88.4 63.9 24.50
Boston College -2.0 New England 77.7 79.3 -1.60
Boston University -7.4 New England 73.4 79.3 -5.90
Brigham Young University-JReuben 8.0 Mountain West 85.5 79.2 6.30
Brooklyn Law School 10.4 Northeast 76.1 68.9 7.20
California Western School of Law 41.5 Pacific West 77.1 54.5 22.60
Campbell University 35.8 Midsouth 94.4 69.5 24.90
Capital University 15.7 Great Lakes 88.6 76.6 12.00
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 14.1 Northeast 78.6 68.9 9.70
Case Western Reserve University 9.3 Great Lakes 83.7 76.6 7.10
Catholic University of America 15.7 Midsouth 80.4 69.5 10.90
Chapman University 37.2 Pacific West 74.8 54.5 20.30
Chicago-Kent Illinois Institute of Technology 7.4 Great Lakes 82.3 76.6 5.70
Cleveland State University (Marshall) 15.7 Great Lakes 88.6 76.6 12.00
Columbia University -12.8 Northeast 60.1 68.9 -8.80
Cornell University 4.6 Northeast 72.1 68.9 3.20
Creighton University 5.2 Midwest 89.5 85.1 4.40
CUNY-Queens College -17.6 Northeast 56.8 68.9 -12.10
           
           
  A. B. C. D. E.
School Excess Whiteness
Disparity  - Percentage
Region Percent of white Students Regional LSAC Apps - Whites Disparity Between Law School whiteness and LSAC Regional Apps
DePaul University 6.3 Great Lakes 81.4 76.6 4.80
Drake University 5.6 Midwest 89.9 85.1 4.80
Duke University 9.9 Midsouth 76.4 69.5 6.90
Duquesne University 36.9 Northeast 94.3 68.9 25.40
Emory University 38.9 Southeast 78.9 56.8 22.10
Florida Coastal School of Law 43.5 Southeast 81.5 56.8 24.70
Florida State University 37.9 Southeast 78.3 56.8 21.50
Fordham University 8.4 Northeast 74.7 68.9 5.80
Franklin Pierce Law Center 2.6 New England 81.4 79.3 2.10
George Mason University 22.0 Midsouth 84.8 69.5 15.30
George Washington University -0.7 Midsouth 69 69.5 -0.50
Georgetown University 3.9 Midsouth 72.2 69.5 2.70
Georgia State University 46.1 Southeast 83 56.8 26.20
Golden Gate University 27.5 Pacific West 69.5 54.5 15.00
Gonzaga University 57.6 Pacific West 85.9 54.5 31.40
Hamline University 13.4 Great Lakes 86.9 76.6 10.30
Harvard University -11.5 New England 70.2 79.3 -9.10
Hofstra University 10.6 Northeast 76.2 68.9 7.30
Howard University -91.2 Midsouth 6.1 69.5 -63.40
Indiana University–Bloomington 7.6 Great Lakes 82.4 76.6 5.80
Indiana University–Indianapolis 9.8 Great Lakes 84.1 76.6 7.50
Inter-American University School of Law -100.0 Southeast 0 56.8 -56.80
John Marshall Law School 8.5 Great Lakes 83.1 76.6 6.50
Lewis and Clark College (Northwestern) 47.5 Pacific West 80.4 54.5 25.90
Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge 37.1 South Central 87.6 63.9 23.70
Loyola Law School 13.0 Pacific West 61.6 54.5 7.10
Loyola University Chicago 19.2 Great Lakes 81 76.6 4.40
Loyola University-New Orleans 5.7 South Central 76.2 63.9 12.30
Marquette University 20.2 Pacific West 92.1 76.6 15.50
           
  A. B. C. D. E.
School Excess Whiteness
Disparity  - Percentage
Region Percent of white Students Regional LSAC Apps - Whites Disparity Between Law School whiteness and LSAC Regional Apps
Mercer University 54.4 Southeast 87.7 56.8 30.90
Michigan State University - Detroit College of Law 9.5 Great Lakes 83.9 76.6 7.30
Mississippi College 58.3 Southeast 89.9 56.8 33.10
New England School of Law 9.2 New England 86.6 79.3 7.30
New York Law School 14.2 Northeast 78.7 68.9 9.80
New York University 10.0 Northeast 75.8 68.9 6.90
North Carolina Central University -27.1 Midsouth 50.7 69.5 -18.80
Northeastern University -5.3 New England 75.1 79.3 -4.20
Northern Illinois University -2.7 Great Lakes 74.5 76.6 -2.10
Northern Kentucky University (Chase) 31.8 Midsouth 91.6 69.5 22.10
Northwestern University -5.7 Great Lakes 72.2 76.6 -4.40
Nova Southeastern University 14.8 Southeast 65.2 56.8 8.40
Ohio Northern University 16.3 Great Lakes 89.1 76.6 12.50
Ohio State University (Moritz) 3.8 Great Lakes 79.5 76.6 2.90
Oklahoma City University 25.8 South Central 80.4 63.9 16.50
Pace University 19.4 Northeast 82.3 68.9 13.40
Penn State University (Dickinson School of Law) 22.5 Northeast 84.4 68.9 15.50
Pepperdine University 49.4 Pacific West 81.4 54.5 26.90
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico -100.0 Southeast 0 56.8 -56.80
Quinnipiac University 16.8 New England 92.6 79.3 13.30
Regent University 21.0 Midsouth 84.1 69.5 14.60
Roger Williams University 12.4 New England 89.1 79.3 9.80
Rutgers State University–Camden 20.5 Northeast 83 68.9 14.10
Rutgers State University–Newark -7.5 Northeast 63.7 68.9 -5.20
Saint Louis University 3.4 Midwest 88 85.1 2.90
Samford University (Cumberland) 66.5 Southeast 94.6 56.8 37.80
Santa Clara University 7.9 Pacific West 58.8 54.5 4.30
Seattle University 44.4 Pacific West 78.7 54.5 24.20
Seton Hall University 12.0 Northeast 77.2 68.9 8.30
South Texas College of Law 20.3 South Central 76.9 63.9 13.00
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 20.0 Great Lakes 91.9 76.6 15.30
           
  A. B. C. D. E.
School Excess Whiteness
Disparity  - Percentage
Region Percent of white Students Regional LSAC Apps - Whites Disparity Between Law School whiteness and LSAC Regional Apps
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law 29.4 South Central 82.7 63.9 18.80
Southern University -82.2 South Central 11.4 63.9 -52.50
Southwestern University School of Law 15.0 Pacific West 62.7 54.5 8.20
St. John's University 13.4 Northeast 78.1 68.9 9.20
St. Mary's University 3.9 South Central 66.4 63.9 2.50
St. Thomas University -3.9 Southeast 54.6 56.8 -2.20
Stanford University 17.1 Pacific West 63.8 54.5 9.30
Stetson University 42.3 Southeast 80.8 56.8 24.00
Suffolk University 13.7 New England 90.2 79.3 10.90
Syracuse University 14.9 Northeast 79.2 68.9 10.30
Temple University (Beasley) 16.5 Northeast 80.3 68.9 11.40
Texas Southern University (Thurgood Marshall)1 -64.3 South Central 22.8 63.9 -41.10
Texas Tech University 35.1 South Central 86.3 63.9 22.40
Texas Wesleyan University 23.5 South Central 78.9 63.9 15.00
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 47.7 Pacific West 80.5 54.5 26.00
Thomas M. Cooley Law School -12.7 Great Lakes 66.9 76.6 -9.70
Touro College (Jacob D. Fuchsberg) 11.2 Northeast 76.6 68.9 7.70
Tulane University 25.4 South Central 80.1 63.9 16.20
University at Buffalo 21.6 Northeast 83.8 68.9 14.90
University of Akron 18.8 Great Lakes 91 76.6 14.40
University of Alabama 60.7 Southeast 91.3 56.8 34.50
University of Arizona (Rogers) -11.5 South Central 70.1 79.2 -9.10
University of Arkansas (Fayetteville ) 26.4 Mountain West 80.8 63.9 16.90
University of Arkansas (Little Rock)  (Bowen) 36.8 Mountain West 87.4 63.9 23.50
University of Baltimore 14.4 Midsouth 79.5 69.5 10.00
University of California (Berkeley) 20.2 Pacific West 65.5 54.5 11.00
University of California (Davis) 15.8 Pacific West 63.1 54.5 8.60
University of California (Hastings) 22.4 Pacific West 66.7 54.5 12.20
University of California (Los Angeles) 27.0 Pacific West 69.2 54.5 14.70
University of Chicago -11.1 Great Lakes 68.1 76.6 -8.50
           
  A. B. C. D. E.
School Excess Whiteness
Disparity  - Percentage
Region Percent of white Students Regional LSAC Apps - Whites Disparity Between Law School whiteness and LSAC Regional Apps
University of Cincinnati 7.7 Great Lakes 82.5 76.6 5.90
University of Colorado (Boulder) 5.4 Mountain West 83.5 79.2 4.30
University of Connecticut 3.4 New England 82 79.3 2.70
University of Dayton 12.7 Great Lakes 86.3 76.6 9.70
University of Denver -2.0 Mountain West 77.6 79.2 -1.60
University of Detroit Mercy -0.3 Great Lakes 76.4 76.6 -0.20
University of District of Columbia -31.7 Midsouth 47 69.5 -22.50
University of Florida (Levin) 33.3 Southeast 75.7 56.8 18.90
University of Georgia 44.2 Southeast 81.9 56.8 25.10
University of Hawaii -40.7 Pacific West 32.3 54.5 -22.20
University of Houston 25.0 South Central 79.9 63.9 16.00
University of Idaho 16.0 Mountain West 91.9 79.2 12.70
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) -10.4 Great Lakes 68.6 76.6 -8.00
University of Iowa -1.2 Midwest 84.1 85.1 -1.00
University of Kansas -4.3 Midwest 81.4 85.1 -3.70
University of Kentucky 32.4 Midsouth 92 69.5 22.50
University of Louisville (Brandeis) 30.9 Midsouth 91 69.5 21.50
University of Maine 16.1 New England 92.1 79.3 12.80
University of Maryland 7.6 Midsouth 74.8 69.5 5.30
University of Memphis 26.0 Midsouth 87.6 69.5 18.10
University of Miami 22.0 Southeast 69.3 56.8 12.50
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) -5.2 Great Lakes 72.6 76.6 -4.00
University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) 5.4 Great Lakes 80.7 76.6 4.10
University of Mississippi 57.2 Southeast 89.3 56.8 32.50
University of Missouri (Columbia) 6.5 Midwest 90.6 85.1 5.50
University of Missouri (Kansas City) 6.5 Midwest 90.6 85.1 5.50
University of Montana 21.6 Mountain West 96.3 79.2 17.10
University of Nebraska–Lincoln 4.1 Midwest 88.6 85.1 3.50
University of Nevada 0.8 Mountain West 79.8 79.2 0.60
University of New Mexico -18.6 Mountain West 64.5 79.2 -14.70
           
  A. B. C. D. E.
School Excess Whiteness
Disparity  - Percentage
Region Percent of white Students Regional LSAC Apps - Whites Disparity Between Law School whiteness and LSAC Regional Apps
University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill 8.9 Midsouth 75.7 69.5 6.20
University of North Dakota 1.1 Midwest 86 85.1 0.90
University of Notre Dame 3.5 Great Lakes 79.3 76.6 2.70
University of Oklahoma 34.4 South Central 85.9 63.9 22.00
University of Oregon 56.3 Pacific West 85.2 54.5 30.70
University of Pennsylvania 2.0 Northeast 70.3 68.9 1.40
University of Pittsburgh 27.3 Northeast 87.7 68.9 18.80
University of Puerto Rico -99.8 Southeast 0.1 56.8 -56.70
University of Richmond 31.9 Midsouth 91.7 69.5 22.20
University of San Diego 29.2 Pacific West 70.4 54.5 15.90
University of San Francisco 31.2 Pacific West 71.5 54.5 17.00
University of South Carolina 63.0 Southeast 92.6 56.8 35.80
University of South Dakota 8.3 Midwest 92.2 85.1 7.10
University of Southern California 11.6 Pacific West 60.8 54.5 6.30
University of Tennessee (Knoxville) 24.7 Midsouth 86.7 69.5 17.20
University of Texas (Austin) 18.0 South Central 75.4 63.9 11.50
University of the Pacific (McGeorge) 43.7 Pacific West 78.3 54.5 23.80
University of Toledo 17.2 Great Lakes 89.8 76.6 13.20
University of Tulsa 31.0 South Central 83.7 63.9 19.80
University of Utah (S.J. Quinney) 13.0 Mountain West 89.5 79.2 10.30
University of Virginia 20.1 Midsouth 83.5 69.5 14.00
University of Washington 46.4 Pacific West 79.8 54.5 25.30
University of Wisconsin (Madison) -3.8 Pacific West 73.7 76.6 -2.90
University of Wyoming 14.3 Mountain West 90.5 79.2 11.30
Valparaiso University 16.6 Great Lakes 89.3 76.6 12.70
Vanderbilt University 6.3 Midsouth 73.9 69.5 4.40
Vermont Law School 7.7 New England 85.4 79.3 6.10
Villanova University 22.6 Northeast 84.5 68.9 15.60
Wake Forest University 28.3 Midsouth 89.2 69.5 19.70
Washburn University 1.4 Midwest 86.3 85.1 1.20
Washington and Lee University 17.6 Midsouth 81.7 69.5 12.20
Washington University in St. Louis -8.0 Midwest 78.3 85.1 -6.80
Wayne State University 8.4 Great Lakes 83 76.6 6.40
West Virginia University 31.7 South Central 91.5 69.5 22.00
Western New England College 10.0 New England 87.2 79.3 7.90
Western State University 5.5 Pacific West 57.5 54.5 3.00
Whittier Law School 4.6 Pacific West 57 54.5 2.50
Widener University 29.6 Midsouth 90.1 69.5 20.60
Willamette University 60.9 Pacific West 87.7 54.5 33.20
William and Mary Law School 23.9 Midsouth 86.1 69.5 16.60
William Mitchell College of Law 15.4 Great Lakes 88.4 76.6 11.80
Yale University -15.1 New England 67.3 79.3 -12.00
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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