Law School Class of 2014 Most Diverse in School’s History
The Texas Tech School of Law Class of 2014 has the distinction of being the most diverse class in the law school's history. Women make up nearly half (49 percent) of the Class of 2014, marking only the seventh time an entering class has been more than 45 percent female. Minority students comprise 33 percent of the incoming class, 6 percentage points higher than the previous all-time high set in 2008. And while the law school continues to enroll a large number of students from Texas Tech, they are joined by students from 79 other colleges and universities from across the country.Twenty percent are the first in their families to graduate from college. As a class, they speak 17 different languages – from Arabic to Vietnamese – and have lived in 24 different countries for more than a month, including Cameroon, Argentina and the Kyrgyz Republic. Ten students come to Texas Tech Law already having earned a master's degree in another subject.