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

University of Iowa
Chapter 8:  Whiteness and Isolation: The Law Schools
 

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Based on 2004 ABA/LSAC Information

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University of Iowa

State: Iowa                                                       Region: Midwest
Public School                                                    US News: 1st Tier
Historically White Law School


Total Whiteness 84.1%

 

National

Regional

State

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application (Whiteness)

67.6

65

85.1

155

89.7

171

Excess Whiteness

24.4

-1.2

-6.3

 

 

 

 

 



The Isolation Factor
for Traditionally Discriminated Racial/Ethnic Groups

African American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          31

Total

Percent:           4.3

Most Isolating - Rank: 64

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

10.6

63

5.9

133

2.5

175

Disparity Percentage

-59.5

-27.1

72.0

American Indian / Native American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          10

Total

Percent:         1.40

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

0.78

158

1.08

128

0.87

139

Disparity Percentage

79.49

29.6

60.92

Asian American/ Pacific Islander

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          38

Total

Percent:           5.2

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

8.1

96

2.9

176

2.5

176

Disparity Percentage

-35.8

79.31

108

Hispanic/Latino American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          31

Total

Percent:           4.3

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

7.92

91

2.39

166

1.75

183

Disparity Percentage

-45.7

79.9

145.7

 
 

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