Student Enrollment on October 5, 2018:

  • 1,325 students enrolled (1,269 J.D. + 56 LL.M.)
  • 601 J.D. students are members of minority groups (47.4%)
  • 740 J.D. students are women (58.3%)
  • 10 J.D. students are from foreign countries (0.8%)
  • 82.7% of J.D. students are enrolled part time

2018 Faculty

  • 237 total faculty
  • 57 full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty
  • 20 full-time employees who teach
  • 160 part-time faculty

Degrees Awarded

  • The Law School awarded 394 degrees (352 J.D. and 42 LL.M.) from October 6, 2017 to October  2018
  • Since its founding, the Law School has awarded 20,630 J.D. degrees and 497 LL.M. degrees


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