A good question. I also wonder how many other law schools deserve to be in this category?
How can you fix your mouth to criticize “trade schools” for setting up their students for financial ruin when you teach at Seattle School of Law? Seattle is ranked 77th by U.S. News, but the school charges $35K - plus for tuition. The cost per year exceeds $50,000 when you include books, board and other living expenses. But the school only sports a 67.9% “employed upon graduation” statistic.
So I wonder why Professor Pardo exempts Seattle from the list of schools who graduate more and more students who “can’t find meaningful employment.”
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
The Pot Calling the Kettle Black?
A professor at Seattle University School of Law criticizes trade schools for charging students high tuition and encouraging students to take out huge loans they will have trouble repaying. Sounds like a lot of law schools, don't you think? Elie Mystal agrees: