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Loyola University New Orleans School of Law gives students the Best Bang for the Buck

Loyola press release - March 28, 2002

(New Orleans)—Loyola University New Orleans School of Law is a Very Good Value, according to the National Jurist magazine, a nationally distributed magazine for law students and prospective law students.

The magazine considered six factors in deriving its "Best Value" honors, using the American Bar Association 2000-20001 academic statistics. On a 3.0 scale, the comparison gave a 30 percent weight to tuition and to bar pass rates, and 10 percent to unemployment rates, median grants, clinic slots, and faculty-student ratio.

Loyola placed in the Very Good Value where schools received between a 2.1 to 2.2 rating. Out of the 105 private ABA accredited law schools in the country, Loyola was one of 23 such schools featured in the article.

"The School of Law continues the Jesuit tradition of academic excellence at an affordable rate," says Law Dean James Klebba. "The law school has many strengths for which we are proud, and recognition of some of those in the National Jurist is gratifying."

Founded in 1914, the Loyola School of Law operates both a day program for full-time students and evening program for part-time students with a total enrollment of approximately 700. The law faculty numbers 32 full-time members. The law school is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is accredited by the American bar Association.