Exit133 is about Tacoma

Get Ready for Some Law Schools to Close

There's been talk for more than a year now of bringing a law school to UW Tacoma. Some of the talk is excited, some is skeptical.

With all that talk going on here, a little context might be helpful. Across the country law school enrollment is dropping, as are tuition rates. Schools aren't finding their law programs to be as profitable as they have been in the past, and qualified applicants seem less interested in the degrees.

What's true for the country as a whole may not be true for Tacoma, but with State and City funds directed to the program, it's worth considering context.

Read more at Slate

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