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Table 2-12
Law Student Demographic Profile Percent of Total by Race/Ethnicity
Fall 2020/21

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African AmericanAm Indian/AK NativeAsianHispanicMultiracialNonresident AlienWhiteUnknownTotal

Total Law Students76146110181437432671

Division
Law-Day48.7%100.0%87.0%58.2%94.4%57.1%80.7%46.9%72.1%
Law-Evening 18.4%6.5%14.5%5.6%13.9%18.8%13.7%
Law-L.L.M.6.5%28.6%0.8%9.4%1.9%
Law-M.J.32.9%27.3%14.3%4.5%25.0%12.2%

Gender
Male38.2%100.0%39.1%49.1%38.9%35.7%48.9%46.9%46.5%
Female61.8%60.9%50.9%61.1%64.3%51.1%53.1%53.5%

Enrollment Status
Full-Time60.5%100.0%87.0%62.7%94.4%85.7%86.1%53.1%78.1%
Part-Time39.5%13.0%37.3%5.6%14.3%13.9%46.9%21.9%

Entry Status
New_Law34.2%100.0%30.4%33.6%33.3%28.6%33.4%37.5%33.5%
Continuing65.8%69.6%66.4%66.7%71.4%66.6%62.5%66.5%

Degree Status
Degree Seeking100.0%100.0%100.0%99.1%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%99.9%
Non-Degree Seeking0.9%0.1%

Current Residence*
Suburban26.3%50.0%20.9%38.9%35.7%36.9%18.8%33.1%
Chicago67.1%100.0%37.0%64.5%55.6%57.1%48.9%68.8%54.1%
Elsewhere in Illinois2.7%5.6%1.6%1.5%
Out-of-State6.6%13.0%11.8%12.6%9.4%11.0%
Out-of-Country7.1%3.1%0.3%

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.