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Brian Leiter
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

1l Enrollment in fall 2013 down 11% from the prior year

The ABA report is here:

The 202 ABA-approved J.D. programs reported that 39,675 full-time and part-time students began their law school studies in the fall of 2013. This is a decrease of 4,806 students (11 percent) from the fall of 2012 and a 24 percent decrease from the historic high 1L enrollment of 52,488 in the fall of 2010.

Approximately two-thirds of ABA-law schools (135) experienced declines in first-year enrollment from last year. At 81 law schools, 1L declines exceeded 10 percent.

At 63 schools, 1L enrollment increased from 2012. At 27 of those schools, enrollment increased 10 percent or more.

At 34 schools, the number of 1L students stayed within five students above or below last year’s figures.

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