TaxProf Blog: New York Law Schools Suffer Large (21%) Enrollment Declines: "Law school enrollment fell for the fourth straight year in 2014, according to figures released earlier this month by the ABA. Nationwide, the number of first-year students who showed up on law campuses this fall declined by 4.4 percent compared with the previous year, which amounts to 1,751 fewer students. That means new student enrollment is down by nearly 28 percent across the country since its historic peak in 2010, when many flocked to law school during the economic recession. Taken as a group, New York's 15 law schools mirrored the national trend. ... According to ABA, the number of first-year enrollees in all New York law schools fell 4.7 percent to 3,772 from 3,962. New York enrollment has fallen approximately [21 percent since 2011]. The following chart lists each New York law school's U.S. News ranking and 1L enrollment for the classes entering in 2011, 2013, and 2014:"
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