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Friday, January 4, 2019

1L Enrollments Are Up In NJ (20%), PA (4%), CA (2%), TX (1%) Law Schools, Down In FL (3%), GA (3%)

Law.com, California Law Schools See Enrollment Gains:

  1. UC-Irvine +44.0%
  2. UC-Davis +36.4%
  3. Golden Gate +27.4%
  4. McGeorge +27.0%
  5. Santa Clara +8.6%
  6. UCLA +5.8%
  7. UC-Berkeley +3.0%
  8. Pepperdine +1.3%
  9. USC +0.4%
  10. San Diego 0.0%
  11. Stanford 0.0%
  12. California Western -0.4%
  13. Southwestern -0.4%
  14. Western State -1.2%
  15. San Francisco -1.4%
  16. Loyola -2.5%
  17. La Verne -4.0%
  18. UC-Hastings -4.9%
  19. Chapman -7.2%
  20. Thomas Jefferson -75.6%

Daily Report, As US Law Schools Nationwide See Increased Enrollment, Florida Schools Report Mixed Results:

  1. Florida State +19.0%
  2. Florida International +8.1%
  3. Stetson +6.4%
  4. Miami +5.3%
  5. Barry +5.0%
  6. St. Thomas -0.5%
  7. Ave Maria -1.3%
  8. Nova -12.4%
  9. Florida A&M -14.3%
  10. Florida -17.6%
  11. Florida Coastal -43.4%

Daily Report, Georgia Law Schools' Enrollments Surge Past National Tide:

  1. Mercer +16.4%
  2. Emory +13.0%
  3. Georgia +10.1%
  4. Georgia State +5.8%
  5. John Marshall (Atlanta) -50.0%

New Jersey Law Journal, Rutgers, Seton Hall Included in Law School Enrollment Jump, Per ABA Stats:

  1. Seton Hall +24.9%
  2. Rutgers +17.9%

Legal Intelligencer, As US Law Schools See First Real Enrollment Gains Since 2010, Most Pa. Schools Keep Pace
Philadelphia Business Journal, Law Schools in Greater Philadelphia Seeing Spikes in First-Year Enrollment

  1. Duquesne +27.0%
  2. Penn State (University Park) +6.7%
  3. Villanova +5.3%
  4. Penn State (Carlisle) +4.1%
  5. Pennsylvania +2.9%
  6. Drexel +2.0%
  7. Temple +1.3%
  8. Pittsburgh -7.8%
  9. Widener - 8.6%

Texas Lawyer, Enrollment at Texas Law Schools Inched Up in 2018:

  1. Texas A&M +31.9%
  2. UNT-Dallas +30.8%
  3. Texas +22.4%
  4. Texas Tech +7.9%
  5. Baylor +3.0%
  6. SMU -1.4%
  7. South Texas -5.6%
  8. Houston - 11.0%
  9. Thurgood Marshall -15.2%
  10. St. Mary's - 18.2%

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