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

Columbia University
Chapter 8:  Whiteness and Isolation: The Law Schools
 

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Based on 2004 ABA/LSAC Information

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Columbia University

State: New York                                                                                            Region: Northeast
Private School                                                                                                       US News: 1st Tier
Historically White Law School

The Whitest Law School
Total Whiteness 60.1%

 

National

Regional

State

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application (Whiteness)

67.6

172

68.9

174

64.9

173

Excess Whiteness

-11.1

-12.8

-7.3

 

 

 

 

 



The Isolation Factor
for Traditionally Discriminated Racial/Ethnic Groups

African American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:        117

Total

Percent:           9.6

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

10.6

159

11.1

151

12.6

126

Disparity Percentage

-9.5

-13.5

-23.8

American Indian / Native American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:            5

Total

Percent:         0.40

Most Isolating - Rank: 111

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

0.78

64

0.26

144

0.3

122

Disparity Percentage

-48.72

53.8

33.33

Asian American/ Pacific Islander

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:        173

Total

Percent:         14.1

Least Isolating - Rank: 19

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

8.1

168

8.4

170

8.7

159

Disparity Percentage

74.1

67.86

62.07

Hispanic/Latino American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          95

Total

Percent:           7.7

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

7.92

141

5.79

147

6.88

124

Disparity Percentage

-2.8

33.0

11.9

 
 

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