Research & Data Trends

  • ACCESS: How Economically Diverse Are Law Students?
    In 2011-12, less than 25 percent of law students previously received a Pell Grant as an undergraduate.
  • AFFORDABILITY: How Much Undergraduate Debt Do Law Students Still Owe?
    Nearly half of law students carry undergraduate debt, the median amount of which was $18,000 in 2011-12.
  • VALUE: Are Recent Law School Graduates Getting Full-Time Jobs?
    The percentage of employed law school graduates taking part-time positions increased between 2007 and 2011, but the trend has abated.

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