For the sixth year in a row, the UCLA School of Law has been named one of the Top 10 Best Law Schools for Hispanics by Hispanic Business magazine.
The 40 schools that appear in the magazine’s Best Schools rankings — which include schools of law, business, engineering and medicine nationwide — “represent the cream of the crop when it comes to institutions of higher learning with Hispanic postgraduate enrollments,” the magazine noted, adding that the competition is tight to make the prestigious lists each year.
Among the criteria used in the rankings were Hispanic student enrollment, percentage of Hispanic faculty members, and student services such as recruitment and mentorship programs. UCLA School of Law boasts many notable features, including its Critical Race Studies Program, the only program of its kind in the country; the Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review, which affords students the dual opportunity to work with scholarship pertinent to Hispanics and to amass valuable editing experience; and the Law Fellows Program, in which students have the opportunity to participate as mentors in the school’s academic outreach initiative.
In addition, UCLA Law fosters a strong sense of community among its students. The La Raza Law Student Association, in particular, supports students by holding meetings and social events throughout the year, provides mentorship programs and offers a comprehensive academic support program. The school also has an active and extended alumni network with strong relationships, especially among La Raza and alumni.
See the Hispanic Business magazine story here.