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

Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Chapter 8:  Whiteness and Isolation: The Law Schools
 

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Based on 2004 ABA/LSAC Information

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Thomas M. Cooley Law School

State: Michigan                                                                                                 Region: Great Lakes
Private School                                                                                                      US News: 4th Tier
Historically White Law School


Total Whiteness 66.9%

 

National

Regional

State

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application (Whiteness)

67.6

160

76.6

173

71.2

169

Excess Whiteness

-1

-12.7

-6.1

 

 

 

 

 



The Isolation Factor
for Traditionally Discriminated Racial/Ethnic Groups

African American

National

Regional

State

Total
Number:        413

Total
Percent:         17.9

Least Isolating - Rank: 6

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

10.6

181

10.1

180

14.1

164

Disparity Percentage

68.7

77.2

27.0

American Indian / Native American

National

Regional

State

Total
Number:          12

Total
Percent:         0.50

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

0.78

84

0.45

112

0.71

74

Disparity Percentage

-35.90

11.1

-29.58

Asian American/ Pacific Islander

National

Regional

State

Total
Number:        133

Total
Percent:           5.8

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

8.1

105

5.8

112

5.4

119

Disparity Percentage

-28.4

0

7.41

Hispanic/Latino American

National

Regional

State

Total
Number:        141

Total
Percent:           6.2

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

7.92

119

3.44

167

2.74

178

Disparity Percentage

-21.7

80.2

126.3

 
 

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