As Top Law Schools Trim Enrollments, the Biggest One Expands

As Top Law Schools Trim Enrollments, the Biggest One Expands 1

Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, which already has more than 3,700 students in Michigan, attracted 111 more this month to its new campus, near Tampa, Fla.

With applications to law schools plummeting and job offers harder than ever for graduates to come by, a growing number of schools are forgoing badly needed tuition dollars and reducing the size of their incoming classes. But not all of them.

Thomas M. Cooley Law School was already said to be the nation's largest, with about 3,700 students on four campuses in Michigan, when 111 aspiring lawyers sporting navy-blue "Inaugural Class" T-shirts filed in for the first day of classes this