August 10, 2012
Student Debt Data Reported by Barry, Kansas and Rutgers-Camden Corrected
In Law Schools That Misreported Student Debt Figures to ABA, US News Are Identified (ABAJ News), Mark Hansen reports:
Barry originally reported an average student debt load for the class of 2011 of $41,190, earning it a place in U.S. News' list of the top 10 law schools whose students have the least amount of student debt. The correct figure, Barry now says, $137,680.
The University of Kansas School of Law had originally reported an average indebtedness for 2011 graduates of nearly $42,000. The actual figure, the school now says, is $67,598.
Rutgers School of Law-Camden originally reported an average debt figure of $27,423. The correct number, the school says, is $80,446.