Transparency Index

Transparency Index Statistics

Minimum ABA Requirements (Standard 509)

BeforeAfterNet Δ
Any Standard 509 Problem78.4% (156/199)39.7% (79/199)+ 77
Misleading, Incomplete, or
Inaccurate Consumer Information
46.2% (92/199)27.1% (54/199)+ 38
Publish Required Standard 509 Charts
Standard 509(d)
Employment Chart
56.6% (112/198)84.8% (168/198)+ 56
Standard 509(e) Conditional
Scholarship Retention Chart
57.3% (114/199)81.4% (162/199)+ 48
Both Required Charts34.7% (69/199)73.4% (146/199)+ 77
Neither Required Chart20.6% (41/199)7% (14/199)+ 27
Standard 509(a) – "Consumer information ... shall be
complete, accurate, and not misleading."
Misleading Employment Rate1% (2/198)1% (2/198)+ 0
Undisclosed Methodology1.5% (3/198)1% (2/198)+ 1
Salaries Without Context (e.g.
25th, 50th, 75th percentiles)
22.2% (44/198)10.6% (21/198)+ 23
Missing Salary Response
Rate (Int. 509-3)
32.3% (64/198)18.7% (37/198)+ 27
No Class of 2011 Data3% (6/198)1% (2/198)+ 4
Misleading Employer List3% (6/198)2.5% (5/198)+ 1
Other Standard 509 Problems6.5% (13/199)4% (8/199)+ 5

Voluntary Disclosure (Transparency Criteria)

BeforeAfterNet Δ
1+ Transparency Criteria56.6% (112/198)65.7% (130/198)+ 18
All 10 Transparency Criteria17.7% (35/198)37.9% (75/198)+ 40
Public NALP Report34.3% (68/198)46% (91/198)+ 23
Job Characteristics
Job Source22.2% (44/198)43.4% (86/198)+ 42
Employed, Still Seeking18.2% (36/198)40.4% (80/198)+ 44
Job Offer Timing21.7% (43/198)42.4% (84/198)+ 41
Employer Type, Breakdown
by Credentials
19.7% (39/198)39.9% (79/198)+ 40
Salary Information
All Employed36.9% (73/198)52.5% (104/198)+ 31
Sector24.7% (49/198)42.9% (85/198)+ 36
Employer Type36.4% (72/198)54% (107/198)+ 35
Law Firm Size30.8% (61/198)49% (97/198)+ 36
Credentials23.7% (47/198)43.4% (86/198)+ 39
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