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Table 2-12
Law Student Demographic Profile Percent of Total by Race/Ethnicity
Fall 2019/20

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African AmericanAm Indian/AK NativeAsianHispanicMultiracialNonresident AlienWhiteUnknownTotal

Total Law Students82144106131743549747

Division
Law-Day51.2%100.0%93.2%58.5%100.0%35.3%82.1%53.1%73.4%
Law-Evening 22.0%4.5%17.9%41.2%13.8%14.3%15.1%
Law-L.L.M.1.2%2.3%1.9%23.5%0.5%2.0%1.5%
Law-M.J.25.6%21.7%3.7%30.6%10.0%

Gender
Male35.4%43.2%48.1%30.8%41.2%47.8%51.0%45.9%
Female64.6%100.0%56.8%51.9%69.2%58.8%52.2%49.0%54.1%

Enrollment Status
Full-Time54.9%100.0%93.2%65.1%100.0%82.4%84.6%53.1%77.2%
Part-Time45.1%6.8%34.9%17.6%15.4%46.9%22.8%

Entry Status
New_Law36.6%31.8%34.9%69.2%64.7%28.5%26.5%31.9%
Continuing63.4%100.0%68.2%65.1%30.8%35.3%71.5%73.5%68.1%

Degree Status
Degree Seeking100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%64.7%100.0%100.0%99.2%
Non-Degree Seeking35.3%0.8%

Current Residence*
Suburban28.0%47.7%21.7%30.8%17.6%34.3%14.3%30.8%
Chicago63.4%29.5%64.2%61.5%41.2%50.8%77.6%54.5%
Elsewhere in Illinois100.0%2.3%2.8%2.1%1.9%
Out-of-State8.5%20.5%10.4%7.7%11.8%12.9%6.1%11.9%
Out-of-Country23.5%0.5%
Unknown0.9%5.9%2.0%0.4%

Note: Percentages are based on the total number of students listed at the top of each column.
* Northwest Indiana is now classified as out of state. Previously it was classified as Chicago Suburbs.