Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Minorities more likely to be admitted to AZ's two state law schools than similarly qualified Anglos

According to the report, at UA the median LSAT score for black students admitted in 2007 was 15 percent below whites; for Hispanics, the difference was 10 percent. At ASU, median scores for blacks were 8.3 percent below whites; there was a 6.7 percent difference between Hispanics and Anglos.

The report says incoming Anglo and Asian students had a 3.6 grade-point average in 2007, compared with 3.5 for Hispanics and 3.4 for blacks. At ASU the average white GPA was 3.7, compared with 3.4 for black and Hispanic students.

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