Hispanic Business magazine ranks USF's School of Law sixth in nation.
The University of San Francisco School of Law ranked in the top 10 law
schools for Hispanics in the nation for 2009, as determined by Hispanic Business
law school, which ranked as the sixth best law school for Hispanics, is
among of the most diverse law programs in the country, with students of
color comprising approximately 36 percent of the 2009 entering class.
assesses the nation's top universities annually to determine which
schools are at the forefront of recruiting, training, retaining, and
offering quality higher education. To create the rankings,
HispanTelligence, the research arm of Hispanic Business Inc., evaluated
enrollment, the number of Hispanic faculty, retention rates,
reputation, and student services, such as programs to recruit Hispanic
students, mentorship programs, and student support organizations.
law school is proud of its unswerving commitment to diversity and its
firm conviction that a diverse law school is critical to achieving
excellence in the education we provide," said USF School of Law Dean
Jeffrey Brand. "Our placing in the top 10 in the latest Hispanic
Business magazine survey demonstrates that we understand this principle
and that we are fulfilling our commitment to diversity in which we
believe so deeply."