Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools

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2017 Enrolled Students
18,404
71.3% Full-Time

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools were .

In 2017, 5,747 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools. 52.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,070 degrees), 3.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (829 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is $0, which is $10,700 less than than the national median of $10,700. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $0, which is N/A% of the cost for in-state students, and is $14,072 less than than the national median $14,072.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $0, which is $10,766 less than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,766. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $0, which is N/A% of the cost for in-state students, and is $14,072 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,072.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

Average Net Price

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In N/A Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between N/A and N/A, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools grew by N/A.

This chart compares the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools has a total enrollment of 18,404 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is 13,125 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,279. This means that 71.3% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.6% White, 17.1% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Black or African American, 6.16% Asian, 3.33% Two or More Races, 0.668% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.337% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (27.1%), followed by White Male (26.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,404 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is 13,125 and the part-time enrollment is 5,279. This means that 71.3% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    9,495
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,139
  3. Black or African American
    2,291

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is 51.6% White, 17.1% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Black or African American, 6.16% Asian, 3.33% Two or More Races, 0.668% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.337% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,034 students (5.62%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 325 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are white (3,070 degrees awarded). There were 3.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (829 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (5,737 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Health (1 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Registered nurses (1,303,067 people), Social workers, all other (180,654 people), Medical & health services managers (146,834 people), Pharmacists (129,760 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,876 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Legal (5,737 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Health (1 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Legal (5,737 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Health (1 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,455,434 people), Elementary & secondary schools (274,159 people), Outpatient care centers (237,063 people), Offices of physicians (189,533 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (153,555 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Legal (5,737 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Health (1 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools.
Most Common
  1. N/A
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  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools according to their major.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 2,711
  2. 3,036

In 2017, 2,711 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools, which is 0.893 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,036).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 2410 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools in Law, which is 0.875 times less than the 2755 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 2755 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools in Law, which is 1.14 times more than the 2410 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,070 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    829 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    668 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is white (3,070 degrees awarded). There were 3.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (829 degrees).

6.09% of degree recipients (350 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    1,565 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,505 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    490 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is white male (1,565 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,505 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $17.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $87.9M (513%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools had a total salary expenditure of $20.3M. Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools employs 629 Professors, 186 Associate professors, and 111 Assistant professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Male Professors (361), Female Professors(268), and Female Associate professors (108).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are: Office and Administrative Support, with 507 employees, Management, with 494 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 426 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$17.1M
2017 Endowment
11.8%
growth from 2016

Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools has an endowment valued at about $17.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools grew 11.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.03M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $11.1M - Federal
  2. $3.2M - State
  3. $372k - Local

As of 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools received $11.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.2M from state grants and contracts, and $372k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.63M
2017 Salaries
5.96%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools paid a median of $8.63M in salaries, which represents 42.6% of their overall expenditure ($20.3M) and a 5.96% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.2% decline from 2015 and a 15% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$133M
Instructional Salaries
1,014
Number of Employees

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools paid a total of $133M to 1,014 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $727k (28.1%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
629 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
507 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools were Professor with 629 employees; Associate professor with 186 employees; and Associate professor with 111 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools were Office and Administrative Support with 507 employees; Management with 494 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 426 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools was Male Professor with 361 employees, Female Professor with 268 employees, and Female Associate professor with 108 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools.

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