Jobs Tracker

Track school-specific and national trends in job outcomes

Class of 2013

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 Facts & Figures

Highlights

  • Total ABA Graduates: 46,776
  • Legal Jobs: 57% employed with long-term, full-time legal jobs
  • 2.9% of these jobs were funded by the law school. If we exclude school-funded jobs, 55.3% of graduates were employed with long-term, full-time legal jobs.
  • Underemployed: 24.4% employed in part-time or short-term jobs, pursuing an additional degree, or unemployed and seeking
  • Unknown Status: 2.3%
  • Schools do a very good job with gathering graduate job outcome data

Additional Info

% of All GradsTotal Grads
LT, FT Legal 57% 26,653
LT, FT Legal
Excl. School Funded
55.3% 25,878
LT, FT JD Advantage 10.1% 4,715
Biglaw
101+ Attorneys
12.9% 6,038
Federal Clerkships 2.7% 1,263
Total in School-Funded Jobs 4% 1,889
LT, FT Legal Jobs School-Funded
IncludedExcluded
< 30% 11 schools 11 schools
30% - 39.9% 21 schools 23 schools
40% - 49.9% 28 schools 30 schools
50% - 59.9% 53 schools 53 schools
60% - 74.9% 66 schools 68 schools
75% - 89.9% 16 schools 15 schools
≥ 90% 5 schools 0 schools
Biglaw Placement
 
< 5% 91 schools
5% - 9.9% 46 schools
10% - 19.9% 35 schools
20% - 29.9% 10 schools
30% - 39.9% 5 schools
40% - 49.9% 4 schools
50% - 59.9% 7 schools
≥ 60% 2 schools

School-Specific Outcomes

 

Legal Jobs?LT, FT Legal Jobs?LT, FT no LSF Under-Employed? Biglaw?101+ Attorneys Public Service? Fed Clerks? LSF?
Albany Law School 60.7% 59.7% 23% 5.6% 17.9%* 1% 1.5%
American University 45.6% 38.3% 28.6% 9.3% 22.5%* 3% 11.8%
Appalachian School of Law 50% 50% 39.8% 1.1% 10.2%* 1.1% 1.1%
Arizona State University 61.8% 61.8% 12.7% 8.8% 16.2%* 1% 8.8%
Arizona Summit Law School 45.2% 44.1% 31.5% 0.7% 11.8%* 0% 9%
Ave Maria School of Law 34.6% 34.6% 44.7% 1.3% 11.9%* 2.5% 0.6%
Barry University 39.8% 39.8% 24.4% 1.5% 11.4%* 0% 1%
Baylor University 71% 70.5% 17% 7.4% 9.7%* 2.3% 2.3%
Boston College 64% 64% 22.5% 29.6% 10.7% 4.3% 4.7%
Boston University 67.3% 61.2% 21.9% 24.1% 19.4%* 2.5% 14.7%
Brigham Young University 64.6% 64.6% 20.4% 8.8% 8.8% 2.7% 5.4%
Brooklyn Law School 57.3% 57.3% 22% 11.1% 15.7% 2.9% 6.9%
California Western School of Law 35.2% 35.2% 51.2% 0.4% 8.9% 0.7% 0.4%
Campbell University 55.6% 55.6% 31.9% 0.7% 14.1% 1.5% 0%
Capital University 44.3% 44.3% 17.8% 4.3% 12.4% 0% 0%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 54.3% 54.3% 25.1% 13.6% 11.1% 1% 3.8%
Case Western Reserve University 59.9% 59.9% 27.2% 10.3% 15.1% 1.3% 8.2%
Catholic University of America 46.6% 46.6% 26.1% 9.7% 24.4% 1.3% 0%
Chapman University 37.6% 37.6% 37.6% 5.4% 2.2% 1.1% 0%
Charleston School of Law 53.3% 53.3% 28% 0.4% 11.1%* 0.4% 0.4%
Charlotte School of Law 36.9% 34.6% 37.7% 1.1% 9.7%* 0.3% 12.9%
Chicago-Kent College of Law 56% 56% 20.9% 9.9% 8.5% 0.4% 0.4%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 47.8% 47.8% 27.7% 6.9% 14.5% 0.6% 0%
Columbia University 95% 88.3% 1.6% 73.2% 12.6%* 4.8% 6.6%
Cornell University 89.6% 81.3% 7.8% 57.5% 10.4%* 10.9% 8.3%
Creighton University 55.2% 55.2% 25.6% 2.4% 9.6% 2.4% 0%
CUNY 48.6% 48.6% 37% 0% 34.1% 0.7% 10.9%
DePaul University 46.5% 46.1% 35.9% 5.6% 10.6%* 1.1% 1.1%
Drake University 60.1% 60.1% 21% 0.7% 8% 2.2% 0%
Drexel University 50% 50% 34.1% 8% 11.6%* 2.9% 5.1%
Duke University 85.9% 85.1% 11.6% 51.5% 7.1%* 8.7% 4.6%
Duquesne University 52.7% 52.7% 21% 7.8% 7.3% 1.5% 0%
Elon Law School 32.8% 32.8% 43.4% 1.6% 10.7% 0% 2.5%
Emory University 83.6% 62.3% 5.5% 20.2% 19.2%* 5.5% 23.3%
Faulkner University 59.4% 59.4% 26.7% 1% 8.9%* 1% 1%
Florida A&M University 38.5% 38.5% 34.8% 0% 12.2% 0% 0%
Florida Coastal School of Law 30.8% 30.8% 50% 0.5% 10.1%* 0.2% 8.2%
Florida International University 60.8% 59.6% 15.1% 4.8% 15.1%* 0.6% 1.8%
Florida State University 70% 69.6% 13.1% 7.6% 28.3%* 2.5% 0.8%
Fordham University 63.4% 63.4% 26.6% 34.1% 7.3%* 2.5% 12.5%
George Mason University 51% 49.4% 22% 10.2% 26.3%* 1.6% 12.2%
George Washington University 77.8% 63.2% 8.6% 28% 26.9%* 4.8% 14.8%
Georgetown University 83.7% 72.4% 7.4% 41.4% 26%* 5% 12.9%
Georgia State University 62.6% 62.6% 17.4% 4.6% 15.4%* 4.1% 0.5%
Golden Gate University 22.8% 22.4% 55.3% 1.8% 4.8%* 0% 7.9%
Gonzaga University 64% 64% 24.2% 1.9% 13% 0% 0%
Hamline University 44.9% 44.9% 20.5% 1.6% 14.6% 0.5% 0%
Harvard University 86.9% 84.9% 5% 54.5% 11.9%* 17% 3.8%
Hofstra University 48.6% 48.6% 34.8% 5.3% 10.3% 0.3% 4.4%
Howard University 50% 49.3% 18.1% 10.9% 24.6%* 2.2% 0.7%
Indiana University - Bloomington 65% 64.6% 15.9% 13.3% 17.7%* 3.1% 4.4%
Indiana University - Indianapolis 51.8% 51.4% 18.7% 7% 17.9%* 0.4% 1.6%
Inter American University 26.5% 26.5% 36.3% 0% 9.4% 1.8% 0%
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta 39.7% 39.7% 27.8% 0.4% 10.3% 0% 3%
John Marshall Law School - Chicago 51.8% 51.8% 26.7% 3.8% 12.8% 0.4% 0.7%
Lewis and Clark College 57.6% 51.6% 27.2% 1.2% 22.4%* 1.2% 6.8%
Liberty University 35.5% 34.4% 32.3% 1.1% 14%* 1.1% 3.2%
Louisiana State University 67.4% 67.4% 10.6% 7.8% 11.9%* 3.2% 0.5%
Loyola Marymount University 50.6% 49.9% 36.8% 10% 5.7%* 2.8% 11.6%
Loyola University Chicago 50.3% 50.3% 28% 12.2% 10.8% 1.7% 2.4%
Loyola University New Orleans 51.2% 51.2% 33.2% 2.3% 7.8%* 3.9% 0.4%
Marquette University 54% 54% 18.7% 6.8% 9.4% 0% 0%
Mercer University 65.6% 65.6% 22.3% 5.7% 12.7% 2.5% 1.9%
Michigan State University 37.9% 37.9% 38.9% 4.7% 10%* 0.3% 15.3%
Mississippi College 58.8% 58.8% 26.2% 3.2% 16.6% 1.6% 0%
New England School of Law 40.6% 40.1% 30.4% 2.3% 11.1%* 0% 0.9%
New York Law School 44.5% 44.5% 31.7% 5.7% 9.6%* 1.2% 1.6%
New York University 94% 86.2% 3% 58.3% 19%* 8.8% 7.8%
North Carolina Central University 22.5% 22.5% 29% 0.6% 5.9% 0% 0%
Northeastern University 45.9% 45.4% 38.5% 7.3% 20.6%* 0.9% 12.4%
Northern Illinois University 53.8% 53.8% 29.9% 5.1% 15.4%* 0% 1.7%
Northern Kentucky University 38.8% 38.8% 25.6% 3.1% 13.8% 1.3% 0%
Northwestern University 79.2% 77.5% 8.8% 55.6% 8.1%* 7.7% 4.2%
Nova Southeastern University 60.5% 60.5% 24.7% 5.9% 12.8% 0% 0.3%
Ohio Northern University 66.7% 66.7% 24% 4.2% 12.5% 0% 0%
Ohio State University 61.8% 60.4% 16.9% 16.9% 19.1%* 4.4% 8%
Oklahoma City University 66.5% 66.5% 16.5% 1.8% 15.3% 0% 0%
Pace University 41.5% 39.5% 25.9% 4.1% 13.3%* 0% 5.8%
Penn State University 47% 47% 37% 4% 11% 2% 2.5%
Pepperdine University 53.1% 53.1% 27.7% 8.9% 5.6% 3.3% 5.2%
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico 7.5% 7.5% 49.6% 0% 4.6% 0% 0%
Quinnipiac University 34.5% 34.5% 20.9% 2% 14.9% 0% 1.4%
Regent University 58% 58% 23.2% 0.7% 23.2% 3.6% 0.7%
Roger Williams University 41.7% 41.7% 33.7% 1.7% 6.9% 1.7% 0.6%
Rutgers State University - Camden 63.4% 63% 25.4% 6.5% 4.7%* 2.2% 0.4%
Rutgers State University - Newark 55.9% 54.1% 19.3% 9.6% 8.5%* 1.1% 2.6%
Samford University 60.4% 60.4% 30.5% 5.2% 14.3% 0% 0%
Santa Clara University 44.1% 44.1% 34.5% 14.3% 6.8%* 0% 4.3%
Seattle University 44.1% 43.4% 28.9% 5.8% 9.3%* 1% 0.6%
Seton Hall University 68.9% 68.9% 15.2% 9.1% 7.1% 1% 0%
South Texas College of Law Houston 67% 67% 13.6% 4.3% 7.1%* 0% 0.3%
Southern Illinois University 72.1% 72.1% 17.1% 3.1% 18.6% 0.8% 0%
Southern Methodist University 70.9% 70.9% 14.2% 22.7% 5.3% 1.6% 0%
Southern University Law Center 28.6% 28.6% 39.8% 0% 10.7% 0.5% 0%
Southwestern Law School 40% 40% 26.7% 4.3% 4.3% 0.7% 0%
St. John's University 56% 56% 24.9% 8.7% 15.9%* 0.6% 4.5%
St. Louis University 55.5% 55.5% 26.9% 10.3% 12% 0.3% 1.7%
St. Mary's University 61.9% 61.5% 22.7% 0.7% 11.9%* 0.7% 0.7%
St. Thomas University - Florida 47.8% 47.8% 29.1% 1.3% 13.9%* 0.4% 0.9%
Stanford University 87.6% 85.1% 3.6% 48.5% 6.2%* 29.4% 2.6%
Stetson University 62% 62% 20.2% 4.4% 19.9% 0.3% 7.8%
Suffolk University 37% 37% 35.3% 5% 8.1%* 1.7% 0.6%
SUNY Buffalo 62.2% 62.2% 20.6% 4.7% 12% 0.9% 0%
Syracuse University 54.9% 54.9% 25.5% 7.4% 17.6% 1% 1%
Temple University 59.7% 59.3% 23.4% 11.2% 11.5%* 3.4% 8.1%
Texas A&M 43.8% 43.8% 21.6% 0.6% 6.3% 0% 0%
Texas Southern University 47.8% 47.8% 31.4% 0% 8.8% 0% 0%
Texas Tech University 59.2% 59.2% 22.3% 4.2% 12.2%* 3.4% 0.4%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 29% 29% 43.7% 0.7% 3.8% 0.3% 0%
Thomas M Cooley Law School 26.9% 26.9% 46% 0.7% 7%* 0.2% 0.1%
Touro College 53% 53% 28.7% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
Tulane University 52% 52% 29.5% 13.9% 8.2%* 2% 1.2%
University of Akron 51.2% 51.2% 19.9% 3% 12% 0% 0%
University of Alabama 71.7% 71.7% 8.4% 12% 13.3%* 10.2% 1.2%
University of Arizona 58.5% 58.5% 21.8% 8.8% 16.3% 2% 0%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville 68.2% 68.2% 15.9% 4.5% 12.9% 4.5% 0%
University of Arkansas - Little Rock 51% 51% 20.3% 0% 11.2% 1.4% 0%
University of Baltimore 44.4% 44.4% 28.9% 5.1% 15.8% 0% 1.6%
University of California - Berkeley 86.7% 78.4% 7.6% 47.8% 20.9%* 8% 9.6%
University of California - Davis 70.4% 65.3% 22.4% 14.3% 17.3%* 2% 15.3%
University of California - Hastings 42.9% 42.4% 47.2% 13.4% 9.9%* 1.6% 12.3%
University of California - Irvine 64.3% 64.3% 27.4% 15.5% 14.3% 17.9% 0%
University of California - Los Angeles 75.9% 66.6% 15.1% 32.5% 16.6%* 6.9% 13.6%
University of Chicago 92.6% 86.5% 2.8% 62.3% 11.6%* 10.2% 7.4%
University of Cincinnati 54.4% 54.4% 23.5% 11.4% 20.8% 1.3% 4%
University of Colorado 69.9% 67% 18.2% 11.4% 25%* 0.6% 10.2%
University of Connecticut 42.2% 42.2% 23.5% 9.6% 10.7% 1.1% 0%
University of Dayton 63.7% 63.7% 20.5% 1.4% 16.4% 0% 0%
University of Denver 56% 55.6% 26.9% 7.1% 17.5%* 1.1% 9.3%
University of Detroit Mercy 34.6% 34.6% 37.9% 7.1% 9.5% 0% 0%
University of Florida 66.4% 66.4% 24.3% 12.1% 18.1% 2.8% 2.5%
University of Georgia 68.4% 68.4% 17.1% 9.4% 13.2% 9% 0.4%
University of Hawaii 53.8% 51.9% 25% 0% 17.3%* 0% 3.8%
University of Houston 65% 64.3% 16.5% 18.8% 9%* 0.8% 0.8%
University of Idaho 62.4% 62.4% 18.8% 0% 14.5%* 1.7% 0.9%
University of Illinois 72.7% 64.1% 18.2% 24.7% 16.5%* 3.5% 10.4%
University of Iowa 76.8% 76.3% 15.8% 14.2% 11.1%* 6.3% 0.5%
University of Kansas 64.2% 64.2% 20.2% 8.7% 15% 1.2% 0.6%
University of Kentucky 74.4% 74.4% 11.3% 12% 14.3%* 5.3% 0.8%
University of La Verne 34.9% 34.9% 54.7% 0% 1.2%* 0% 1.2%
University of Louisville 64.8% 64.8% 11.7% 6.3% 16.4% 2.3% 0%
University of Maine 42.7% 42.7% 35.4% 4.2% 13.5% 1% 0%
University of Maryland 52.2% 48.1% 19.6% 12% 14.8%* 2.1% 6.5%
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 28.2% 25.2% 37.9% 0% 14.6%* 0% 2.9%
University of Memphis 61.3% 61.3% 23.4% 4.8% 9.7% 4% 0%
University of Miami 61.6% 60.7% 21.4% 10% 9.8%* 0.7% 4.9%
University of Michigan 82% 81.2% 13.5% 49.4% 12.3%* 7.8% 3.5%
University of Minnesota 70.1% 68.2% 19% 13.5% 12%* 3.6% 8.8%
University of Mississippi 63.2% 63.2% 18.9% 3.2% 11.6% 3.2% 0%
University of Missouri - Columbia 61.1% 61.1% 16% 7.6% 22.9%* 2.3% 2.3%
University of Missouri - Kansas City 48.4% 48.4% 33.3% 5.2% 10.5% 0% 0%
University of Montana 69.1% 69.1% 19.8% 4.9% 16% 6.2% 0%
University of Nebraska 66.1% 66.1% 16.9% 3.2% 17.7% 1.6% 0%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas 63.6% 63.6% 13.6% 3% 9.1% 1.5% 1.5%
University of New Hampshire 69.2% 69.2% 16.8% 11.2% 13.1% 0% 0%
University of New Mexico 73.7% 73.7% 23.7% 0% 21.1% 1.8% 0.9%
University of North Carolina 69.4% 68.1% 15.3% 19.8% 13.3%* 3.2% 2%
University of North Dakota 59.5% 59.5% 14.9% 1.4% 10.8% 2.7% 2.7%
University of Notre Dame 71.7% 70.7% 11.4% 28.3% 15.2%* 5.4% 1.1%
University of Oklahoma 66.3% 66.3% 15.8% 4.9% 15.2% 0.5% 0%
University of Oregon 50.3% 50.3% 29.1% 3.3% 13.9% 2.6% 6%
University of Pennsylvania 90.7% 85.7% 3.1% 59.8% 8.5%* 9.3% 5%
University of Pittsburgh 55.8% 54.5% 27.7% 9.5% 9.9%* 2.5% 2.5%
University of Puerto Rico 19.8% 19.8% 40.6% 1% 7.6% 0.5% 0%
University of Richmond 57.7% 57.7% 19.7% 4.2% 10.6% 2.8% 0%
University of San Diego 53.1% 53.1% 32.1% 9.4% 9.1% 0.3% 5%
University of San Francisco 36% 35.5% 41.5% 5% 14.5%* 0% 0.5%
University of South Carolina 68.7% 68.2% 17.5% 8.8% 14.3%* 2.8% 0.5%
University of South Dakota 62% 62% 15.5% 1.4% 8.5%* 0% 4.2%
University of Southern California 64.7% 60.5% 23.9% 29.8% 9.2%* 3.8% 7.1%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis 44.9% 44.9% 31.6% 3.8% 10.1% 1.3% 0%
University of Tennessee 65.3% 65.3% 17.4% 10.8% 13.8% 2.4% 0%
University of Texas 78.3% 75.1% 10.8% 33.3% 13.5%* 9% 3.4%
University of The District of Columbia 26.3% 25% 38.8% 1.3% 18.8%* 0% 3.8%
University of the Pacific 36.8% 36.5% 47.5% 1.6% 11.6%* 0.9% 1.6%
University of Toledo 50% 50% 28% 4.2% 10.2%* 2.5% 0.8%
University of Tulsa 59.8% 58% 18.8% 0% 13.4%* 1.8% 1.8%
University of Utah 63.4% 63.4% 14.5% 2.8% 15.9% 2.8% 0%
University of Virginia 95.6% 79.7% 2.5% 50% 20.9%* 12.9% 16.2%
University of Washington 67.8% 67.8% 15.8% 12.6% 20.2% 2.7% 0%
University of Wisconsin 60.3% 59.9% 21.4% 11.1% 17.5%* 0.8% 2%
University of Wyoming 67.1% 67.1% 9.2% 0% 13.2% 5.3% 0%
Valparaiso University 39.6% 39% 45.1% 2.4% 12.2%* 0.6% 1.8%
Vanderbilt University 86.4% 78.2% 6.3% 35.9% 16%* 9.2% 8.3%
Vermont Law School 54.5% 54.5% 29% 1% 25.5% 1% 0.5%
Villanova University 53.8% 53.8% 31.3% 12.5% 7.5% 2.5% 0.4%
Wake Forest University 58.5% 58.5% 33.3% 13.2% 11.9%* 2.5% 6.9%
Washburn University 62.9% 62.9% 15.9% 2.6% 16.6% 0% 0%
Washington and Lee University 57.3% 57.3% 35% 16.1% 7% 3.5% 11.2%
Washington University in St Louis 67.3% 66% 19.3% 29% 11.3%* 3.3% 8%
Wayne State University 53.4% 53.4% 31% 9.8% 8.6%* 0.6% 2.3%
West Virginia University 57.7% 57.7% 16.9% 10% 13.1% 0.8% 1.5%
Western New England University School of Law 36.8% 36.8% 36.1% 0% 12.8% 0.8% 0.8%
Western State University 37.4% 37.4% 35.8% 0% 4.1% 0.8% 0%
Whittier Law School 26.7% 26.7% 57.6% 1% 2.9% 0.5% 0%
Widener University 49.5% 49.5% 20.3% 3.3% 12.5% 0.8% 0%
Willamette University 61.8% 61.8% 17.1% 1.6% 17.1% 0% 4.9%
William and Mary 76.5% 56.7% 12.9% 21.7% 34.6%* 3.7% 22.1%
William Mitchell College of Law 59.1% 59.1% 19.1% 3.7% 11.1% 0% 0%
Yale University 78.8% 74.4% 8.4% 30.5% 15.3%* 35% 7.4%