MikeSpivey wrote:LikelyThrowaway wrote:MikeSpivey wrote:Okay folks. Here are University of Florida Law numbers and they are a doozy! Also, I will immodestly say there is a reason I know these so well, keeping in mind we also consult for law schools
Apps were up 98%. Acceptance rate went down to 35% (compared to 62%). LSAT +3 (to 160), GPA +.1 (from 3.5 to 3.6). Most diverse class ever: 36% racial & ethnic diversity, 47% women.
They DOUBLED their applications? How??
They hired the right consulting firm
But more importantly, the right Dean.
Earlier press releases from January said they tripled the amount of merit scholarships and were giving 75 percent scholarhips. Even the wrong dean/consulting firm should have been able to do something with that.