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U.S. News and World Report Ranks University of La Verne College of Law Second in Nation for Diversity

The University of La Verne College of Law ranked second in the U.S. for diversity through U.S. News and World Report’s Law School Diversity Index.

U.S. News compiled the ranking to identify American Bar Association-accredited law schools where law students are most likely to encounter classmates from different racial or ethnic groups.

Groups considered by U.S. News in its calculations were full- and part-time Juris Doctor students who are black, Asian, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander, white, and people with multiple ethnicities. The publication did not include international students.

Numerous publications have given the College of Law high ranking for its diversity.

In its winter 2018 edition, preLaw magazine named the College of Law No. 1 in California in its “Best Schools for Hispanics” and “Best Schools for African-Americans” lists.

In its winter 2015 edition, preLaw magazine gave the College of Law an A+ and placed it third on the Best Law Schools For Diversity ranking. The University of La Verne was the only one to receive an A+ grade and the lone California school included in the Top 10.