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

Washington University in St. Louis
Chapter 8:  Whiteness and Isolation: The Law Schools
 

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Based on 2004 ABA/LSAC Information

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Washington University in St. Louis

State: Missouri                                           Region: Midwest
Private School                                           US News: 1st Tier
Historically White Law School


Total Whiteness 78.3%

 

National

Regional

State

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application (Whiteness)

67.6

115

85.1

167

81.3

160

Excess Whiteness

15.8

-8

-3.6

 

 

 

 

 



The Isolation Factor
for Traditionally Discriminated Racial/Ethnic Groups

African American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          44

Total

Percent:           5.9

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

10.6

110

5.9

163

9.3

110

Disparity Percentage

-44.4

0

-36.6

American Indian / Native American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:            8

Total

Percent:         1.10

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

0.78

146

1.08

108

0.77

127

Disparity Percentage

41.03

1.9

42.86

Asian American/ Pacific Islander

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          61

Total

Percent:           8.2

Least Isolating - Rank: 52

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

8.1

135

2.9

184

3.8

178

Disparity Percentage

1.2

182.76

115.79

Hispanic/Latino American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          11

Total

Percent:           1.5

Most Isolating - Rank: 26

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

7.92

26

2.39

71

2.32

53

Disparity Percentage

-81.1

-37.2

-35.3

 
 

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