Law School Enrollment


JD enrollment dramatically fell after peaking in 2010. Although JD enrollment has stabilized at new, lower levels, law schools have expanded non-JD programs.


Admissions Standards

Faced with financial pressure, many law schools unethically lowered admissions standards, but not without risking lower bar pass rates and sanctions.


Demand for Law School

Applicants are up, but still far below levels necessary to support the typical law school's business model. See here »



Student Retention

By taking too many students who are ill-equipped for the rigors of law school, some schools face sanctions for too many students failing out. See here »