Recent Publications

  • Exploring the Role of Institutional Research in Graduate and Professional Education
    The Access Group Center for Research & Policy Analysis, with support from the Association for Institutional Research, undertook a small study to learn more about the interactions between the institutional research community and graduate and professional schools.
  • Diversity Pipeline Programs in Legal Education: Context, Research, and a Path Forward
    he Diversity Pipeline Programs in Legal Education: Context, Research, and a Path Forward highlights the issue of diversity in legal education, provides an overview of the diversity pipeline, explores programs that seek to improve the pipeline and provides several recommendations for leaders and supporters of diversity pipeline programs.
  • A Framework for Thinking About Law School Affordability
    Rapid rises in tuition, dramatic growth in average debt levels in recent years, and a weakening of the job market for lawyers all raise questions about whether and for whom going to law school is a sound financial decision.

Recent News

Unsolicited Grant Application Cycle Opens January 1, 2016
Improving Access, Affordability and Value of Legal Education
Access, Affordability and Value
Access Group Center for Research & Policy Analysis Publishes Report on Law School Affordability
Access Group commissioned research report by well-known economist and higher education analyst.
Access Group Releases Policy Position on Cohort Default Rates
The three-year cohort default rate – does it capture an adequate picture of how manageable borrowers’ educational debt levels are?
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