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How many HBCU law schools are operational?

I'm dreaming of becoming a lawyer, and I'd love to start my journey at an HBCU. Anyone knows how many HBCU law schools exist, and what are their reputations like?

7 months ago

It's wonderful that you're considering HBCU law schools! Currently, there are six HBCU law schools in the United States. Here's a list of them for your reference:

1. Howard University School of Law (Washington, DC)

2. Southern University Law Center (Baton Rouge, LA)

3. North Carolina Central University School of Law (Durham, NC)

4. Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law (Houston, TX)

5. Florida A&M University College of Law (Orlando, FL)

6. University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (Washington, DC)

Several of these schools have strong reputations within their respective regions and among HBCUs. For instance, Howard University School of Law is well-known for its civil rights legacy and is considered one of the top HBCU law schools. When researching these schools, remember to consider factors such as bar passage rates, employment outcomes, and any specialty programs or clinics that align with your interests. Best of luck on your journey to becoming a lawyer!

7 months ago

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