St. Mary’s University School of Law ranks second in the nation for graduating Hispanic students, according to a survey published in the Dec. 4 issue of Hispanic Outlook magazine.

The rankings are based on 2005 graduation figures. That year, St. Mary’s conferred 235 juris doctorate degrees. Of those, 59 degrees, or 25 percent, were granted to Hispanic students.

St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami conferred the most degrees to Hispanics with 63, followed by St. Mary’s second, and the University of Miami third with 57.

Nine states (Florida, Texas, California, New York, Massachusetts, Michigan, Colorado, New Jersey and Pennsylvania) and Washington, D.C. were represented on the list. California had the most schools (eight) on the list followed by Texas and Florida (four).

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