FIU Law Continues to Rank Among the Top Law Schools in the Nation for Diversity

FIU Law Continues to Rank Among the Top Law  Schools in the Nation for Diversity

FIU Law ranked #1 in Florida and #2 nationally in HispanicBusiness.com’s 2013 Annual Diversity Report—Best Schools for Diversity Practices. This marks the third year in a row that FIU Law earned high marks from the publication.

Presently, FIU Law is outranking all of the nation’s law schools in several categories, including: highest percentage of Hispanic enrollment (43.1%), highest percentage of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics (42.3%), and highest percentage of Hispanic faculty (32.3%).

Other national publications also recognized FIU Law as ranking amongst the most diverse law schools in the nation in 2013. U.S. News & World Report ranked FIU Law #1 in Florida and #7 nationally in its Diversity Index. Princeton Review ranked FIU Law as #1 in Florida and #2 nationally for Best Environment for Minority Students, and #1 in Florida and #3 nationally for Most Diverse Faculty.

“FIU Law proudly reflects the diverse Florida community and is proud to be recognized for living up to this ideal,” said R. Alexander Acosta, Dean of FIU Law. “We are equally proud to provide entry into the legal profession through a high-quality, dynamic, affordable legal education.”

Hispanic Business’ ranking criteria is based on “enrollment, faculty, reputation, retention rate and the use of progressive programs to recruit, support and mentor Hispanic students.” Learn more about its methodology here.

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