11.01.12 — Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL) has been named among The National Jurist’s top 10 “Most Diverse Law Schools.” NUSL came in 9th in The National Jurist’s inaugural survey. The magazine evaluated all of the nation’s American Bar Association-accredited law schools based on the racial diversity of both faculty and students.

“We pride ourselves on providing a top legal education to students of all different backgrounds, and we are pleased to be recognized,” said Dean Jeremy Paul. “In addition, diversity among our faculty gives our students varied perspectives and helps prepare them for serving in a global environment.”

The survey found that 22.6 percent of Northeastern law faculty members are people of color. Among the student body, 11.4 percent are Hispanic, 10.2 percent are black, 9.3 percent are Asian and Hawaiian, and 3.4 percent are of American Indian or other heritage.

About Northeastern University School of Law
The nation’s leader in experiential legal education since 1968, Northeastern University School of Law offers the longest running, most extensive experience-based legal education program in the country and is a national leader in legal education reform. With cooperative legal education as the cornerstone of its program, Northeastern guarantees its students an unparalleled full year of practical legal work. All students participate in four, full-time legal placements, and can choose from the more than 900 employers worldwide participating in the school’s signature Cooperative Legal Education Program. The future of legal education for the past 45 years, Northeastern University School of Law blends theory and practice, providing students with a unique set of skills and experience to successfully practice law.