Jobs Tracker

Track school-specific and national trends in job outcomes

Class of 2014

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: 43,797
  • Legal Jobs: 59.9% employed with long-term, full-time legal jobs
  • 3.2% of these jobs were funded by the law school. If we exclude school-funded jobs, 58% of graduates were employed with long-term, full-time legal jobs.
  • Underemployed: 21.4% employed in part-time or short-term jobs, pursuing an additional degree, or unemployed and seeking
  • Unknown Status: 2.1%
  • Schools do a very good job with gathering graduate job outcome data

Additional Info

% of All GradsTotal Grads
LT, FT Legal 59.9% 26,224
LT, FT Legal
Excl. School Funded
58% 25,391
LT, FT JD Advantage 11.2% 4,903
Biglaw
101+ Attorneys
13.8% 6,065
Federal Clerkships 2.8% 1,247
Total in School-Funded Jobs 3.6% 1,584
LT, FT Legal Jobs School-Funded
IncludedExcluded
< 30% 8 schools 8 schools
30% - 39.9% 15 schools 16 schools
40% - 49.9% 34 schools 34 schools
50% - 59.9% 50 schools 51 schools
60% - 74.9% 68 schools 79 schools
75% - 89.9% 18 schools 13 schools
≥ 90% 10 schools 2 schools
Biglaw Placement
 
< 5% 92 schools
5% - 9.9% 44 schools
10% - 19.9% 39 schools
20% - 29.9% 8 schools
30% - 39.9% 7 schools
40% - 49.9% 4 schools
50% - 59.9% 4 schools
≥ 60% 5 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 62.3% 62.3% 19.1% 2.9% 21.6% 0.5% 0%
American University 54.6% 45% 24.6% 8.7% 33.7%* 3.7% 10.4%
Appalachian School of Law 35.8% 35.8% 47.4% 3.2% 9.5%* 0% 1.1%
Arizona State University 71.2% 70.2% 7.1% 12.1% 22.2%* 2% 4%
Arizona Summit Law School 41.7% 39.9% 29.1% 0.6% 15.6%* 0.6% 10.1%
Ave Maria School of Law 37.3% 36.4% 46.4% 0% 15.5%* 0% 0.9%
Barry University 42.1% 42.1% 27.3% 1.4% 16.7% 0% 1%
Baylor University 68.4% 67.6% 16.2% 8.8% 11.8%* 2.2% 2.9%
Belmont University 64.7% 64.7% 14.3% 3.4% 16.8% 0.8% 0%
Boston College 75.1% 74.4% 11.4% 31.5% 18.3%* 5.1% 1.5%
Boston University 72.8% 67.9% 16.7% 34.6% 17.9%* 1.6% 8.1%
Brigham Young University 76.1% 68.1% 8% 13% 21.7%* 5.8% 8%
Brooklyn Law School 52.4% 52.4% 26.7% 11.3% 14.4% 1.6% 9.7%
California Western School of Law 48.9% 48.9% 32.4% 3.7% 12.8% 0.5% 0%
Campbell University 59.7% 59.7% 20.8% 1.3% 18.8% 1.9% 0%
Capital University 38.8% 38.8% 38.8% 1.9% 11.3% 0% 0%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 56.6% 56.4% 26.5% 11.2% 12.2%* 1.8% 4.1%
Case Western Reserve University 54.8% 54.2% 29.2% 10.7% 13.7%* 1.2% 11.3%
Catholic University of America 45.8% 45.8% 20.7% 5.6% 36.3% 0.6% 1.1%
Chapman University 47.8% 47.8% 37% 2.9% 4.3% 0% 1.4%
Charleston School of Law 52.7% 52.7% 24.9% 1% 5% 2% 0%
Charlotte School of Law 34.1% 34.1% 38.7% 0.2% 5.8% 0.2% 8%
Chicago-Kent College of Law 51.7% 51.7% 21.9% 8.2% 8.2% 0% 1.4%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 49% 48.3% 29.1% 8.6% 8.6%* 0.7% 0.7%
Columbia University 93.8% 87.2% 2.8% 74.1% 11.5%* 4.7% 6.6%
Cornell University 95.8% 90.1% 2.1% 64.4% 10.5%* 9.9% 6.3%
Creighton University 63.9% 63.9% 15.8% 3.8% 15.8% 3% 0%
CUNY 48.7% 48.7% 38.7% 0.7% 38% 1.3% 6.7%
DePaul University 55.2% 55.2% 25.5% 7.3% 10.1% 0.3% 0%
Drake University 64.6% 64.6% 18.5% 0% 13.8% 0.8% 0%
Drexel University 63.1% 63.1% 24.8% 6.4% 16.3% 1.4% 3.5%
Duke University 90.2% 87.9% 4.7% 56.7% 9.3%* 13.5% 5.1%
Duquesne University 57.1% 57.1% 16.5% 11.8% 8.2% 0.6% 0%
Elon Law School 39.4% 39.4% 38.5% 0% 5.8%* 2.9% 1%
Emory University 83.6% 64.2% 7.8% 26.1% 21.3%* 3% 21.3%
Faulkner University 45.8% 45.8% 24.1% 0% 13.3% 0% 1.2%
Florida A&M University 31% 31% 27% 1.7% 13.8% 0% 0%
Florida Coastal School of Law 34.7% 34.5% 41.5% 0.8% 10.1%* 0% 6.6%
Florida International University 65.6% 65.6% 16.9% 3.2% 16.9% 0% 0%
Florida State University 67.2% 67.2% 14.2% 5.6% 27.6% 1.5% 0.4%
Fordham University 67.8% 67.8% 20.3% 35.3% 11.1% 1.7% 7.2%
George Mason University 55.4% 51.6% 16.8% 8.7% 22.3%* 2.7% 9.8%
George Washington University 78.9% 65.6% 8.7% 28.6% 27.4%* 3.8% 13.4%
Georgetown University 79.9% 69.6% 9.4% 44.9% 24.1%* 3.5% 14.2%
Georgia State University 71.2% 71.2% 14.1% 11.6% 11.6% 4% 0%
Golden Gate University 25.7% 24.6% 59% 3.3% 7.7%* 0% 10.4%
Gonzaga University 56.8% 56.8% 22.2% 1.2% 13.6% 0.6% 0%
Hamline University 48.7% 48.7% 14.9% 1.5% 14.4% 0% 0%
Harvard University 89.9% 85.5% 4.3% 56.7% 13.5%* 14.5% 5.1%
Hofstra University 57.7% 56.8% 18.9% 4.1% 13.6%* 0.9% 3.8%
Howard University 55.8% 54.9% 18.6% 21.2% 26.5%* 2.7% 0.9%
Indiana University - Bloomington 65.8% 64.9% 14% 16.7% 20.3%* 2.3% 5%
Indiana University - Indianapolis 61.3% 60.2% 14.7% 7.9% 18.6%* 0% 1.1%
Inter American University 11.1% 11.1% 45.8% 0.5% 12.5% 0% 0%
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta 43.7% 43.7% 23.7% 1.1% 12.6% 0% 0%
John Marshall Law School - Chicago 56.6% 56.1% 22.7% 4.5% 12.6%* 0.5% 1.2%
Lewis and Clark College 52.6% 52.6% 27.4% 3% 17.9% 2.6% 0%
Liberty University 47.4% 46.1% 27.6% 0% 17.1%* 1.3% 2.6%
Lincoln Memorial University 66.7% 66.7% 4.4% 0% 6.7% 0% 0%
Louisiana State University 72.4% 72.4% 9.2% 6.6% 14.9% 3.1% 0%
Loyola Marymount University 60.6% 58.3% 24.5% 13.1% 8.3%* 2.3% 3.3%
Loyola University Chicago 55.7% 55.3% 21.8% 10.7% 15.6%* 0.8% 0.8%
Loyola University New Orleans 52.8% 51.4% 29.8% 2.3% 10.6%* 2.8% 1.4%
Marquette University 51.4% 51.4% 22.9% 10.3% 11.2% 2.8% 0.5%
Mercer University 69.2% 69.2% 19.6% 3.5% 16.8%* 3.5% 0.7%
Michigan State University 46.8% 46.2% 29.6% 6.9% 12.1%* 0.3% 17.5%
Mississippi College 53.1% 53.1% 32% 2.9% 6.3% 2.3% 0%
New England School of Law 42.1% 42.1% 25.8% 2.3% 15.1% 0% 0%
New York Law School 43.1% 43.1% 23.4% 6.3% 12.3%* 0.5% 0.7%
New York University 93.5% 86% 2.1% 64.1% 16.5%* 7.3% 8.1%
North Carolina Central University 40.8% 40.8% 31% 1.4% 14.1%* 0.7% 0.7%
Northeastern University 53.2% 52.8% 28.7% 7.9% 20.4%* 0% 3.7%
Northern Illinois University 60.6% 59.6% 20.2% 2% 20.2%* 0% 2%
Northern Kentucky University 44.9% 44.9% 17.9% 3.8% 17.3% 2.6% 0%
Northwestern University 81.4% 78.4% 8.2% 55.7% 8.2%* 9.3% 3.4%
Nova Southeastern University 62.1% 62.1% 27.1% 5.7% 11.8% 0.4% 0%
Ohio Northern University 47.9% 47.9% 33% 1.1% 11.7% 2.1% 0%
Ohio State University 73.8% 72.4% 10% 17.6% 18.1%* 1.9% 5.7%
Oklahoma City University 63.6% 63.6% 8% 2.5% 16% 0% 0%
Pace University 58.5% 56.2% 24.4% 2.8% 15.7%* 1.4% 4.1%
Penn State University 65.9% 65.3% 17% 8% 14.2%* 2.8% 1.7%
Pepperdine University 49% 49% 34.3% 5.1% 8.1%* 4% 6.6%
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico 5.5% 5.5% 73.6% 0% 4.5% 0% 0%
Quinnipiac University 42.5% 41.6% 31% 1.8% 12.4%* 0% 2.7%
Regent University 47.5% 47.5% 27% 0% 18% 4.1% 0.8%
Roger Williams University 46.2% 46.2% 28.3% 0.6% 9.8% 0% 0%
Rutgers State University - Camden 61.5% 61.5% 24.7% 6.1% 4.1% 2.4% 0%
Rutgers State University - Newark 65.2% 63% 12.3% 12.8% 11%* 2.2% 2.2%
Samford University 56.6% 56.6% 30.9% 5.1% 11% 0.7% 0%
Santa Clara University 35.6% 35.6% 44.4% 10% 7.7% 0% 3.8%
Seattle University 49.2% 48.8% 28.5% 3.4% 11.2%* 0.7% 0.7%
Seton Hall University 72.3% 72.3% 12.3% 4.6% 6.3% 2.1% 0%
South Texas College of Law Houston 61.8% 61.8% 14.6% 5.1% 8.2% 0% 0%
Southern Illinois University 64.8% 63.8% 24.8% 1% 16.2%* 1% 1.9%
Southern Methodist University 69.7% 69.7% 13.4% 20.5% 5.9% 2.8% 0.4%
Southern University Law Center 34.5% 34.5% 30.3% 0.6% 24.2% 1.2% 0%
Southwestern Law School 39% 38.7% 33.5% 4.2% 2.9%* 0% 0.3%
St. John's University 61.5% 61.5% 23.3% 9.3% 13.6%* 0.8% 1.9%
St. Louis University 62.5% 62.5% 16.1% 12.4% 14.6% 1.1% 0.4%
St. Mary's University 58.7% 58.7% 24.3% 2.3% 10.1% 0% 0%
St. Thomas University - Florida 47.2% 47.2% 25.5% 1.9% 9.7% 0.5% 0.5%
Stanford University 90.4% 85% 3.2% 44.4% 10.7%* 30.5% 5.3%
Stetson University 57% 57% 21.8% 4.6% 15.6% 1% 8.8%
Suffolk University 46.9% 46.7% 26.2% 7.5% 12%* 0.2% 0.2%
SUNY Buffalo 59.7% 59.7% 23% 6.8% 14.7% 1.6% 0%
Syracuse University 57.3% 57.3% 22.3% 9% 15.2% 1.9% 0.9%
Temple University 61.7% 61.3% 20.9% 16.6% 12.3%* 5.1% 5.5%
Texas A&M 52.2% 52.2% 24.1% 1.3% 6.5%* 0% 0.9%
Texas Southern University 50.7% 50.7% 25.7% 0% 10% 0.7% 0%
Texas Tech University 60.6% 60.6% 24.9% 5.6% 9.9% 1.9% 0%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 29.7% 29.7% 38.9% 0.7% 8.9% 0.7% 0%
Thomas M Cooley Law School 30% 30% 38.6% 0.9% 10.9% 0% 0.1%
Touro College 56.6% 56.6% 26% 0% 15.3% 0% 0%
Tulane University 61.8% 60.9% 19.3% 11.3% 15.1%* 6.3% 1.7%
University of Akron 50.8% 50.8% 20.6% 2.4% 21.4% 0% 0%
University of Alabama 73.1% 72.5% 11.1% 12.9% 17.5%* 4.7% 1.8%
University of Arizona 71.5% 65.3% 12.5% 4.9% 16.7%* 3.5% 7.6%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville 55% 55% 13.2% 5.4% 17.1%* 3.1% 1.6%
University of Arkansas - Little Rock 59.2% 59.2% 22.4% 0.8% 22.4% 0.8% 0%
University of Baltimore 51.3% 51.3% 19.4% 1% 14.3% 0.6% 0.6%
University of California - Berkeley 92.3% 85.4% 3.8% 48.4% 21.3%* 13.9% 7.3%
University of California - Davis 77.5% 66.3% 15.4% 14.8% 29%* 3% 12.4%
University of California - Hastings 51.2% 50.7% 36.3% 13.2% 11.7%* 1.2% 5.7%
University of California - Irvine 74.2% 63.4% 12.9% 17.2% 22.6%* 10.8% 14%
University of California - Los Angeles 81% 71.7% 10.7% 35.1% 17.6%* 4.5% 9.8%
University of Chicago 92.4% 87.1% 2.9% 60% 11%* 15.7% 5.7%
University of Cincinnati 63.2% 63.2% 16% 15.2% 23.2% 1.6% 0%
University of Colorado 69.7% 66.7% 19.4% 13.3% 20.6%* 1.2% 10.9%
University of Connecticut 52.9% 52.9% 17.1% 9.6% 12.3% 2.7% 0.5%
University of Dayton 52.9% 52.9% 20% 2.1% 12.1% 0.7% 0%
University of Denver 56% 55.2% 28.9% 6.5% 19.9%* 0.4% 11.6%
University of Detroit Mercy 37.2% 37.2% 41% 3.8% 3.3% 0.5% 0%
University of Florida 69.3% 69.3% 20.4% 15.2% 15.9% 1.6% 1.9%
University of Georgia 70.6% 70.6% 17% 14.5% 17.9% 5.1% 0%
University of Hawaii 54.4% 54.4% 27.2% 0% 46.6% 0% 0%
University of Houston 66.4% 65.2% 14.8% 16.4% 9.8%* 1.6% 2%
University of Idaho 68.3% 68.3% 13.8% 0.8% 18.7% 0% 0%
University of Illinois 72.4% 64.3% 15.1% 24.9% 16.2%* 3.8% 8.1%
University of Iowa 77.8% 77.8% 10.8% 15.3% 12.5%* 3.4% 1.7%
University of Kansas 68.1% 68.1% 16.8% 8.4% 21.8%* 3.4% 3.4%
University of Kentucky 80.2% 80.2% 5.6% 8.7% 14.3% 7.9% 0%
University of La Verne 45.5% 45.5% 38.6% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
University of Louisville 66.1% 66.1% 14.3% 7.1% 17% 1.8% 0%
University of Maine 50.5% 50.5% 22.1% 0% 14.7% 4.2% 0%
University of Maryland 57.4% 57.1% 18.6% 6.8% 20.3%* 2.7% 2%
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 30.9% 30.9% 37% 2.5% 17.3% 0% 0%
University of Memphis 57.3% 57.3% 29.8% 3.1% 8.4% 3.8% 0%
University of Miami 68.9% 68.2% 12% 9.8% 14.1%* 0.2% 1%
University of Michigan 90.3% 81.8% 5.6% 43.3% 21%* 10.5% 10%
University of Minnesota 76.1% 73.7% 16.2% 15.8% 15.4%* 4.2% 6.2%
University of Mississippi 54.7% 54.7% 23.5% 3.4% 14% 3.9% 0%
University of Missouri - Columbia 65.9% 65.9% 14.1% 10.4% 18.5%* 3.7% 1.5%
University of Missouri - Kansas City 64.3% 64.3% 25.9% 3.5% 13.3%* 1.4% 1.4%
University of Montana 67.5% 67.5% 22.5% 5% 13.8% 7.5% 0%
University of Nebraska 73.5% 73.5% 12% 5.1% 15.4% 2.6% 0.9%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas 66.9% 65.5% 18% 5.8% 10.1%* 0.7% 1.4%
University of New Hampshire 64.3% 64.3% 26.2% 6.3% 11.9% 1.6% 0%
University of New Mexico 80.2% 80.2% 11.7% 1.8% 38.7%* 0.9% 1.8%
University of North Carolina 69.5% 68.7% 20.2% 18.9% 15.2%* 6.6% 1.2%
University of North Dakota 59.2% 59.2% 18.4% 1.3% 3.9% 2.6% 0%
University of Notre Dame 78.8% 66.5% 13.4% 29.6% 21.8%* 7.8% 14.5%
University of Oklahoma 68.5% 68.5% 15.4% 8.4% 16.1%* 2.1% 0.7%
University of Oregon 47.8% 47.3% 34.8% 2.7% 13%* 1.1% 12%
University of Pennsylvania 94.6% 91.4% 1.8% 70.1% 6.5%* 7.9% 3.2%
University of Pittsburgh 52.5% 52.5% 21.3% 9.5% 8.1% 1.8% 0.5%
University of Puerto Rico 16.4% 16.4% 35.8% 2% 6.5%* 0% 1%
University of Richmond 59.1% 59.1% 15.4% 8.1% 15.4% 5.4% 0.7%
University of San Diego 47.9% 47.6% 35.6% 10.9% 9%* 1.1% 3.4%
University of San Francisco 33% 33% 40.1% 5.6% 8.1% 0% 0.5%
University of South Carolina 65.3% 65.3% 20.8% 8.9% 14.4% 1.5% 0%
University of South Dakota 67.9% 67.9% 14.8% 0% 14.8%* 2.5% 1.2%
University of Southern California 79.3% 65% 8.8% 37.8% 18.9%* 3.2% 15.7%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis 49% 49% 23.1% 5.6% 11.9%* 0.7% 0.7%
University of Tennessee 57% 57% 23.8% 10.6% 13.2% 2% 0.7%
University of Texas 78.1% 71.5% 10.5% 35.9% 17.7%* 10.5% 6.8%
University of The District of Columbia 28.2% 26.2% 39.8% 1% 14.6%* 0% 1.9%
University of the Pacific 45.5% 44.9% 31.6% 2.7% 18.2%* 1.1% 2.1%
University of Toledo 43.9% 43.9% 33.3% 3.3% 14.6%* 1.6% 0.8%
University of Tulsa 69.4% 68.4% 13.3% 2% 14.3%* 1% 2%
University of Utah 66.7% 66.7% 17.9% 4.9% 20.3% 2.4% 0%
University of Virginia 94.3% 84.8% 1.7% 52.4% 14.3%* 15.2% 9.7%
University of Washington 63.5% 63.5% 21.5% 11% 19%* 5% 1%
University of Wisconsin 66.5% 66.5% 17.8% 14.8% 15.7% 1.3% 0%
University of Wyoming 49.3% 49.3% 32.4% 1.4% 7% 4.2% 1.4%
Valparaiso University 49.4% 48.8% 39.5% 1.7% 16.3%* 0.6% 1.2%
Vanderbilt University 84.5% 73.2% 10.3% 29.9% 20.6%* 11.3% 11.9%
Vermont Law School 48.5% 48.5% 29.2% 2.3% 20.8% 0.8% 0%
Villanova University 65% 65% 20% 15.5% 9.5% 0.9% 2.3%
Wake Forest University 71.1% 69.5% 12.3% 13.4% 17.1%* 4.3% 2.7%
Washburn University 72.3% 72.3% 13.4% 2.7% 19.6% 0% 0%
Washington and Lee University 64.6% 63.8% 24.4% 15% 16.5%* 5.5% 1.6%
Washington University in St Louis 78.3% 72.9% 7.4% 27.1% 16.7%* 4.3% 6.2%
Wayne State University 53.3% 52.1% 30.8% 13.6% 9.5%* 0.6% 3%
West Virginia University 58.9% 58.9% 17.8% 14% 12.4% 3.9% 2.3%
Western New England University School of Law 36.7% 36.7% 29.6% 2% 17.3% 0% 0%
Western State University 32.7% 32.7% 35.3% 2% 5.3% 0% 0%
Whittier Law School 27.3% 27.3% 44.8% 2.1% 2.1% 0% 7.7%
Widener University - Delaware 44.9% 44.9% 25% 1.7% 9.3% 0.4% 0%
Widener University - Pennsylvania 54% 54% 27.4% 0.9% 22.1% 0.9% 0%
Willamette University 66.4% 66.4% 18% 0% 8.2% 0% 3.3%
William and Mary 72.6% 63.7% 14% 15.3% 27%* 5.6% 11.2%
William Mitchell College of Law 55.9% 55.9% 20.5% 4.5% 11.8% 0.3% 0%
Yale University 72.6% 69.6% 8.7% 34.8% 15.7%* 25.7% 8.7%