Jobs Tracker

Track school-specific and national trends in job outcomes

Class of 2010

The following figures reflect data in LST's job outcome database, which culls and reconciles data from a variety of sources. You can read more here.

National Stats

  • ABA-approved law schools graduated 43,719 J.D. graduates.
  • 56.4% employed in with full-time legal jobs
  • 4.1% employed in school-funded jobs
  • 13.3% employed in firms with over 100 attorneys (long-term, full-time jobs only)
  • 2.8% employed as federal clerks (long-term, full-time jobs only)
  • 9.2% employed in government (long-term, full-time jobs only)
  • 3.7% employed in public interest (long-term, full-time jobs only)

School-Specific Outcomes

 

Bar RequiredFull-Time? Large FirmScore? Public ServiceScore? Federal ClerkshipRate? School-Funded Rate? Salary Response Score?
Albany Law School 61.2% 7.2% 14% 0.8% 0% 39.2%
American University 54.3% 10.6% 22.4% 3.9% 4.1% 20.7%
Appalachian School of Law - 0% 8.3% 0% 0% -
Arizona State University 79% 9% 15.6% 1.2% 4.8% 19.8%
Arizona Summit Law School - 0% 14.5% 0% 13% -
Ave Maria School of Law 39.3% 0% 8.3% 0% 1.2% -
Barry University 28.8% 0.4% 12.4% 0.4% 0% 15.6%
Baylor University 73.5% 6.8% 11.1% 2.5% 3.1% 50%
Boston College 78.9% 34.7% 13.6% 4.2% 9.8% 57.7%
Boston University - 37% 11.4% 1.1% 12.8% 36.3%
Brigham Young University 69.7% 9.7% 15.2% 3.4% 1.4% 40%
Brooklyn Law School 58.5% 12.7% 13.6% 2.6% 2.4% 24%
California Western School of Law 47.3% 0.7% 10.6% 0.4% 0.4% 23.7%
Campbell University 60.4% 0% 8.5% 0.9% 0% 19.8%
Capital University 44.6% 1.7% 9.6% 0% 0% 26.6%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 57.2% 18% 11.7% 1.6% 15.4% 32.6%
Case Western Reserve University 54.3% 12.1% 10.3% 1.3% 8.1% 28.7%
Catholic University of America 50% 8.7% 29.7% 1.7% 2.4% 58%
Chapman University 37.4% 2.9% 2.9% 1.8% 13.5% 33.3%
Charleston School of Law 51.9% 1.1% 10.8% 0.5% 0% -
Charlotte School of Law 58% 3.7% 13.6% 0% 2.5% 32.1%
Chicago-Kent College of Law 66.2% 11.2% 12.3% 0.7% 7.1% 26%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 64.6% 6.7% 15.2% 1.7% 0.6% 23.6%
Columbia University 93.7% 68.8% 6.5% 9.8% 1.2% 95.6%
Cornell University 96.9% 76% 4.7% 4.7% 3.1% 68.2%
Creighton University 69.3% 2.1% 11.4% 2.1% 0% 17.1%
CUNY 50% 0% 23.8% 0.8% 19% 7.1%
DePaul University 49.5% 6.9% 16.3% 0.3% 1.4% 21.8%
Drake University 67.8% 2.8% 16.1% 0.7% 0.7% 17.5%
Drexel University 50.4% 7.1% 8.8% 2.7% 3.5% 22.1%
Duke University 83.1% 45.1% 10.8% 12.7% 4.7% 53.1%
Duquesne University 46.6% 4.9% 10.3% 0% 1% 13.2%
Elon Law School 56.1% 4.1% 7.1% 0% 1% 14.3%
Emory University 71.3% 24.4% 11.8% 6.7% 7.9% 40.9%
Faulkner University 58.8% 1.2% 25.9% 0% 0% 18.8%
Florida A&M University 27.4% 1.6% 14.5% 0% 0.8% 14.5%
Florida Coastal School of Law 31.4% 0.7% 12.5% 0.9% 13.6% 8.3%
Florida International University - 2% 13.9% 0.7% 5.3% -
Florida State University 70.6% 5.7% 7.3% 1.2% 1.2% 47.3%
Fordham University 68.6% 33.2% 11% 3.9% 14.9% 39.5%
George Mason University 57.7% 12.2% 22.1% 3.6% 8.1% 51.8%
George Washington University 75.2% 27.9% 20.5% 5.3% 5.1% 36.7%
Georgetown University 67.7% 41.9% 19.9% 4.5% 11.3% 40%
Georgia State University - 10.1% 14.1% 2% 0.5% 61.1%
Golden Gate University 31% 1.7% 4.6% 0.6% 11.5% 21.8%
Gonzaga University 56.7% 2.2% 13.5% 0% 0% 5.1%
Hamline University 47% 2.5% 8.1% 0% 0% 34.8%
Harvard University 91.9% 56.5% 10.7% 16.3% 4.9% 61.3%
Hofstra University 50.6% 5.7% 13.6% 0.3% 7.7% 29.8%
Howard University 68.4% 15.8% 21.8% 3% 0% 51.9%
Indiana University - Bloomington 63.6% 9.2% 19.5% 2.6% 4.1% 25.1%
Indiana University - Indianapolis - 6.7% 19.4% 1% 1% -
Inter American University - 0% 0% 0% 0% -
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta 36.1% 1.2% 18.1% 0% 3% 3%
John Marshall Law School - Chicago 53.6% 4.7% 12.5% 1% 6.8% 21.6%
Lewis and Clark College 56.5% 1.5% 14.5% 1.5% 11.5% 21%
Liberty University 40.4% 1.8% 17.5% 0% 1.8% 22.8%
Louisiana State University 79.1% 4% 10.2% 1.1% 0% 50.8%
Loyola Marymount University 60.1% 9.3% 4.6% 2.1% 4.1% 44.8%
Loyola University Chicago 52.3% 10.2% 9.4% 2.6% 1.1% 45.1%
Loyola University New Orleans 59.6% 2.9% 12.1% 1.8% 0% 35.3%
Marquette University 62.1% 6% 11.6% 0% 0% 53.9%
Mercer University 72.1% 5.7% 15.7% 2.9% 0% 30%
Michigan State University 43.1% 4% 10.6% 2% 10.6% 24.4%
Mississippi College 67.3% 2.9% 11.1% 1.2% 1.2% 9.9%
New England School of Law 41.4% 1.7% 10.6% 0% 0.3% 12.7%
New York Law School 44.7% 6.9% 11.4% 0.4% 6% 21.4%
New York University - 56.5% 18.3% 10.3% 4.4% -
North Carolina Central University - 2.4% 15.5% 0% 0.6% -
Northeastern University 54.4% 8.3% 23.3% 1% 8.8% 14.5%
Northern Illinois University 46.5% 1% 19.2% 0% 3% 44.4%
Northern Kentucky University 50.3% 2.7% 8.7% 0.7% 0.7% 42.3%
Northwestern University 78.2% 52.3% 9.5% 8.1% 3.5% 66%
Nova Southeastern University 56.3% 3.9% 9.7% 0% 0% 49.8%
Ohio Northern University 52% 1% 16% 0% 2% 10%
Ohio State University 55.9% 12.4% 17.3% 3.5% 8.4% 45%
Oklahoma City University 64.8% 0.6% 7.5% 0.6% 0.6% 64.2%
Pace University 42.6% 5.8% 8.1% 0% 9.9% 21.1%
Penn State University 51.3% 2.7% 12.3% 0.5% 2.7% 11.8%
Pepperdine University 67.2% 6.9% 7.4% 1.5% 3.9% 15.2%
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico - 0% 0% 0% 0% -
Quinnipiac University 40.2% 2.1% 21.6% 1% 6.2% 21.6%
Regent University 59.2% 0% 18.4% 0.8% 0.8% 12.8%
Roger Williams University 54.4% 1.8% 13.5% 0.6% 0% 22.8%
Rutgers State University - Camden 55.6% 4.9% 8.7% 4.2% 4.2% 45.8%
Rutgers State University - Newark 60.1% 11.2% 7.8% 0% 1.6% 58.9%
Samford University 53.2% 7.1% 9% 1.9% 0.6% 29.5%
Santa Clara University 44.9% 8.9% 14.1% 1.6% 4.6% 20.3%
Seattle University 54.7% 3.1% 12.2% 1.3% 1.3% 21.6%
Seton Hall University 71.9% 10.3% 5% 0.9% 0% 46.3%
South Texas College of Law Houston 58.8% 2.6% 9.2% 0.8% 0% 22.3%
Southern Illinois University 58.5% 3% 14.8% 0.7% 0.7% -
Southern Methodist University 63.7% 15.4% 6.9% 2.3% 1.2% 68.7%
Southern University Law Center 47.7% 0.8% 18.2% 0% 0% 32.6%
Southwestern Law School 47.5% 4% 4.7% 0% 0.3% 18.9%
St. John's University 60.3% 13.7% 14.7% 1% 4.8% 46.9%
St. Louis University 57.2% 11% 18.9% 1.6% 5% 54.1%
St. Mary's University 72.5% 0.8% 15.3% 0.8% 1.3% 5.1%
St. Thomas University - Florida 41.6% 4% 8.4% 0% 0.5% 27.2%
Stanford University 94.3% 52.3% 6.9% 29.3% 1.1% 88.5%
Stetson University 59.3% 5.6% 16% 0.9% 0% 21.7%
Suffolk University 42.7% 6% 11.9% 0.4% 1.6% 31.4%
SUNY Buffalo 61.1% 6.8% 17% 0.4% 1.9% 22.6%
Syracuse University 51.3% 8.5% 13.8% 1.1% 2.6% 43.4%
Temple University 60.7% 10.5% 16.3% 2.7% 13.9% 62.7%
Texas A&M 38.4% 0% 8.4% 0% 0% 13.9%
Texas Southern University 50.7% 0% 9.9% 0% 1.4% 11.3%
Texas Tech University 71% 4.3% 16.7% 1.4% 2.9% 27.1%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 31.2% 1.8% 4.1% 0% 0.9% 10.9%
Thomas M Cooley Law School 31.3% 0.9% 8.3% 0% 0.4% 6.5%
Touro College 57.8% 2.7% 9.7% 0.5% 1.1% 38.4%
Tulane University 66.3% 10.7% 15.5% 2.8% 1.2% 26.2%
University of Akron 53.7% 2.2% 17.2% 0% 0% 38.8%
University of Alabama 83.8% 7.5% 12.7% 6.4% 0% 24.9%
University of Arizona 74.8% 7.5% 22.6% 3.8% 1.9% 53.5%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville 59.1% 3.6% 11.7% 2.2% 0% 35%
University of Arkansas - Little Rock 54.1% 0% 18% 1.6% 0.8% 36.9%
University of Baltimore 53% 2.1% 15.5% 0.6% 1.5% 37%
University of California - Berkeley 87.5% 51.7% 17.6% 6.8% 1.7% 78%
University of California - Davis 64.9% 12.9% 12.4% 1% 6.2% 16.5%
University of California - Hastings 52.3% 17.1% 7.6% 0.7% 13.8% 36.1%
University of California - Los Angeles 68.8% 36.1% 11.6% 4.6% 11.8% 68.2%
University of Chicago 90.8% 60% 7.7% 12.3% 1% 92.3%
University of Cincinnati 45.7% 3.9% 19.4% 4.7% 7.8% 22.5%
University of Colorado 64.5% 7.1% 13.1% 1.6% 0% 50.3%
University of Connecticut 57.5% 13.7% 9% 2.4% 0.9% 48.6%
University of Dayton 61.5% 3.5% 9.1% 1.4% 0.7% 46.9%
University of Denver 57.1% 5.5% 18.7% 0.6% 6.6% 35.2%
University of Detroit Mercy 42.4% 2.5% 9.6% 1.5% 1.5% 8.6%
University of Florida 67.7% 11.2% 15.9% 2.1% 5.5% 46.4%
University of Georgia 82.2% 11% 18.3% 8.7% 0.5% 21.9%
University of Hawaii 46.3% 3.8% 30% 1.3% 1.3% 46.3%
University of Houston 68.7% 13.4% 10.6% 2.5% 1.8% 63.4%
University of Idaho 55.3% 0% 12.8% 2.1% 0% 35.1%
University of Illinois 71.8% 22.6% 13.8% 3.6% 10.3% 39.5%
University of Iowa 68.4% 16.5% 12.3% 2.8% 0% 69.3%
University of Kansas 57.1% 10.7% 15.5% 0.6% 0.6% 60.7%
University of Kentucky 78.3% 10% 12.5% 9.2% 0% 59.2%
University of La Verne - 3.1% 4.1% 1% 1% -
University of Louisville 62.7% 3% 23.9% 1.5% 0% 44%
University of Maine 48.8% 4.9% 9.8% 0% 0% 14.6%
University of Maryland 62.2% 12.4% 27.6% 2.5% 7.1% 75.3%
University of Memphis 59.1% 3.1% 7.9% 0.8% 2.4% 35.4%
University of Miami 70.1% 5.4% 12.8% 0.9% 7.6% 31.8%
University of Michigan 86.6% 48.1% 15% 7.5% 1.9% 56.4%
University of Minnesota 72.2% 14.8% 9.5% 4.9% 14.1% 28.5%
University of Mississippi 55.6% 3.7% 8.6% 3.1% 0.6% 34%
University of Missouri - Columbia 59.9% 4.9% 17.6% 0% 1.4% 17.6%
University of Missouri - Kansas City 59.7% 4.9% 6.9% 0% 0% 29.2%
University of Montana 66.2% 0% 11.7% 9.1% 0% 40.3%
University of Nebraska 56.6% 3.3% 13.1% 1.6% 1.6% 49.2%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas 74.7% 6.2% 11% 2.1% 2.1% 50%
University of New Hampshire 59.1% 6.3% 8.7% 0% 0% 38.6%
University of New Mexico 77.2% 2.2% 25% 0% 5.4% 20.7%
University of North Carolina 74.3% 11.7% 18.3% 7.4% 0.9% 37%
University of North Dakota 68.5% 0% 12.3% 0% 1.4% 24.7%
University of Notre Dame 83.7% 27.9% 15.1% 4.1% 14.5% 33.1%
University of Oklahoma 49.7% 6.2% 11.3% 2.8% 1.7% 67.2%
University of Oregon 51.1% 2.2% 12.1% 2.2% 6% 35.2%
University of Pennsylvania 88.4% 58.7% 6.2% 10.1% 4.7% 83.7%
University of Pittsburgh 54.6% 18.8% 12.6% 1.4% 0.5% 35.7%
University of Puerto Rico - 1.1% 3.9% 0.6% 0% -
University of Richmond - 3.8% 8.9% 5.7% 0% 32.9%
University of San Diego 55.6% 10.2% 7.5% 2.2% 5.6% 46.3%
University of San Francisco 35.2% 7.3% 6.7% 0% 16.8% 21.8%
University of South Carolina 66.4% 5.1% 15% 4.2% 0% 45.8%
University of South Dakota - 0% 12.3% 0% 0% -
University of Southern California - 34.4% 9.7% 5.1% 8.7% 54.9%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis 49.7% 2.6% 12.3% 0% 1.3% 38.1%
University of Tennessee 64.1% 8.4% 15% 0% 0.6% 49.1%
University of Texas 77.6% 28.3% 13.3% 10.5% 6.1% 63.3%
University of The District of Columbia - 0% 11.1% 0% 0% 23.5%
University of the Pacific 39.9% 2.3% 7.5% 0.3% 17.5% 20.5%
University of Toledo 33.5% 2.5% 10.6% 1.2% 1.9% 14.3%
University of Tulsa 63.6% 2.3% 16.7% 0.8% 2.3% 40.9%
University of Utah 61.9% 4.8% 13.5% 4% 4% 60.3%
University of Virginia 93.3% 50.8% 11.8% 9.9% 10.7% 57%
University of Washington 68.2% 11.4% 18.2% 4.5% 0.6% 26.7%
University of Wisconsin 68.1% 12.1% 21.4% 0.8% 2.7% 30.7%
University of Wyoming 68.7% 0% 14.9% 1.5% 0% 50.7%
Valparaiso University 43.2% 3.4% 14.8% 0% 0.6% 17%
Vanderbilt University 73.8% 29.7% 9.9% 12.4% 10.9% 51.5%
Vermont Law School 45.7% 1.2% 17.3% 0.6% 3.1% -
Villanova University 56.2% 13.7% 7.7% 2.1% 1.7% 17.6%
Wake Forest University 73.9% 9.9% 11.2% 4.3% 6.8% 32.3%
Washburn University 61.9% 3.6% 23.7% 1.4% 0.7% 12.2%
Washington and Lee University 61.8% 12.2% 24.4% 11.4% 10.6% 67.5%
Washington University in St Louis 60.2% 23.8% 14.9% 2.6% 4.8% 29.7%
Wayne State University 62.1% 12.4% 11% 1.4% 0% 35.2%
West Virginia University 73% 10.3% 12.7% 2.4% 0% 19.8%
Western New England University School of Law 22.5% 1.7% 15% 0.6% 1.7% 20.8%
Western State University 46.8% 2.6% 6.5% 0% 1.3% 29.9%
Whittier Law School 28.3% 2.2% 5.1% 0.7% 0% 26.1%
Widener University 51.1% 1.1% 10.9% 0.8% 0% 14.6%
Willamette University 50.4% 0.7% 11.1% 0% 3% 36.3%
William and Mary 75.2% 7.9% 19.6% 6.1% 0.9% 63.1%
William Mitchell College of Law 47.7% 5.3% 11% 0% 0% 44.3%
Yale University 87% 29.5% 17.9% 30% 9.2% 74.9%