Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools

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2022 Enrolled Students
15,478
79.7% Full-Time

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2022, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools were Law (4,275 degrees awarded), Other Legal Professions & Studies (110 degrees), and Programs for Foreign Lawyers (104 degrees).

In 2022, 4,757 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools. 59.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,601 degrees), 2.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (887 degrees).

Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools had a total enrollment of 15,478 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is 12,332 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,146. This means that 79.7% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.4% White, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.8% Black or African American, 7.35% Asian, 3.27% Two or More Races, 0.497% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.162% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.4%), followed by White Male (24.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,478 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is 12,332 and the part-time enrollment is 3,146. This means that 79.7% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    8,580 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,973 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    1,207 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is 55.4% White, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.8% Black or African American, 7.35% Asian, 3.27% Two or More Races, 0.497% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.162% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 588 students (3.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 919 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is white (2,601 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (887 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is Law (4,275 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (4,757 degrees awarded) and Public Administration and Social Service (0 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Social workers, all other (150,164 people), Other managers (27,986 people), Social & community service managers (25,850 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (21,621 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (19,540 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools in 2022 are Legal (4,757 degrees awarded) and Public Administration and Social Service (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Legal (4,757 degrees awarded) and Public Administration and Social Service (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Individual & family services (93,899 people), Elementary & secondary schools (75,885 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (53,239 people), Administration of human resource programs (47,905 people), and Outpatient care centers (47,599 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Legal (4,757 degrees awarded) and Public Administration and Social Service (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools.
Most Common (2022)
4,275 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools was Law with 4,275 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from professional doctorate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,919
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,838
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,919 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools, which is 0.676 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,838).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 1740 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools in Law, which is 0.686 times less than the 2535 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 2535 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools in Law, which is 1.46 times more than the 1740 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,601 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    887 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    356 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is white (2,601 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (887 degrees).

5.84% of degree recipients (278 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,510 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,091 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    562 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools is white female (1,510 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1091 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $22.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−NaN5%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools had a total salary expenditure of 22.1M. Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools employs 463 Professors, 137 Associate professors and 127 Assistant professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are Male Professor (247), Female Professor (216), and Female Associate professor (85).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools are: Management, with 433 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 369 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 332 employees.

Endowment

$22.3M
2022 Endowment
11.6%
decline from 2021

Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools has an endowment valued at about $22.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools declined 11.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.7M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $25.1M - Federal
  2. $4.94M - State
  3. $480k - Local

As of 2022, Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools received $25.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.94M from state grants and contracts, and $480k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$11.4M
2022 Salaries
7.22%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools paid a median of $11.4M in salaries, which represents 51.8% of their overall expenditure ($22.1M) and a 7.22% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$110M
Instructional Salaries
797
Number of Employees

In 2022, Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools paid a total of $110M to 797 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
463 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
433 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools were Professor with 463 employees, Associate professor with 137 employees, and Assistant professor with 127 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools were Management with 433 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 369 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 332 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools was Male Professor with 247 employees, Female Professor with 216 employees, and Female Associate professor with 85 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools.

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