The National Law Journal reports that applications at the nation’s top law schools declined 2% this year from last year. Applications had been steadily climbing in recent years.
More interesting to me than the overall slight decline is the wide disparity among schools:
- UCLA: -13%
- UT: -11%
- Vanderbilt: -9%
- Cornell: -8%
- USC: -8%
- University of Minnesota: +22%
- University of Pennsylvania: +21%
- Duke: +9%
- University of Michigan: +4.5%
- GWU: +3.5%
The article also reports on trends in minority enrollment.