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You are viewing Job Outcomes for ABA-approved law schools grouped by Bar Passage Rates in 2013

We put all schools on the following chart by plotting LT, FT BPR job rates in 2014 against Bar Passage Rates in 2013. "LT, FT BPR" means a job that is long term (a job with an indefinite duration or fixed duration of 1 year or more), full time (at least 35 hours per week) bar passage required (job requires a law license).

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On this page, we use a weighted average rather than a normal average. "LT, FT BPR" means a job that is long term (a job with an indefinite duration or fixed duration of 1 year or more), full time (at least 35 hours per week) bar passage required (job requires a law license).

Grouped by Bar Passage Rates in 2013 Average 2014 Legal Job Rate
Bar Pass Rate ≥ 85%
94 schools
70.6%
Bar Pass Rate 75% - 84.9%
69 schools
55.3%
Bar Pass Rate 60% - 74.9%
28 schools
45.3%
Bar Pass Rate < 60%
6 schools
30.2%

Read this chart across each row. For example, the 94 schools with Bar Pass Rate ≥ 85% had an average LT, FT BPR job rate of 70.6% in 2014.

School 2013 Bar
Pass Rate
2014 LT, FT
Legal Jobs
Capital University 87% 38.8%
New England School of Law 89% 42.1%
Faulkner University 92% 45.8%
Ohio Northern University 86% 47.9%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis 88% 49%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 91% 49%
University of Maine 88% 50.5%
Marquette University 100% 51.4%
Chicago-Kent College of Law 93% 51.7%
Texas A&M 87% 52.2%
Brooklyn Law School 93% 52.4%
Northeastern University 88% 53.2%
University of Mississippi 91% 54.8%
Case Western Reserve University 87% 54.8%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville 86% 55%
DePaul University 87% 55.2%
George Mason University 93% 55.4%
Loyola University Chicago 89% 55.7%
William Mitchell College of Law 89% 55.9%
University of Denver 86% 56%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 85% 56.6%
Gonzaga University 91% 56.8%
University of Tennessee 94% 57%
Stetson University 89% 57%
University of Memphis 88% 57.3%
Texas Tech University 87% 60.6%
Northern Illinois University 87% 60.6%
St. John's University 88% 61.5%
Temple University 90% 61.7%
South Texas College of Law Houston 88% 61.8%
St. Louis University 92% 62.6%
University of Cincinnati 90% 63.2%
University of Washington 94% 63.5%
University of Missouri - Kansas City 92% 64.3%
Drake University 95% 64.6%
Southern Illinois University 89% 64.8%
Villanova University 88% 65%
Indiana University - Bloomington 91% 65.8%
Penn State University 89% 65.9%
University of Missouri - Columbia 93% 65.9%
University of Houston 88% 66.4%
University of Wisconsin 100% 66.5%
University of Utah 90% 66.7%
Florida State University 88% 67.2%
University of Montana 86% 67.5%
Fordham University 91% 67.8%
University of South Dakota 98% 67.9%
University of Kansas 90% 68.1%
Baylor University 97% 68.4%
University of Oklahoma 88% 68.5%
Mercer University 87% 69.2%
University of Florida 87% 69.3%
University of Tulsa 87% 69.4%
Southern Methodist University 90% 69.7%
University of Colorado 89% 69.7%
University of Georgia 95% 70.6%
Georgia State University 94% 71.2%
Arizona State University 88% 71.2%
Seton Hall University 88% 72.3%
Washburn University 85% 72.3%
University of Illinois 95% 72.4%
William and Mary 90% 72.6%
Yale University 96% 72.6%
Boston University 95% 72.8%
University of Alabama 96% 73.1%
University of Nebraska 86% 73.5%
Ohio State University 95% 73.8%
Boston College 94% 75.1%
University of Minnesota 94% 76.1%
Brigham Young University 86% 76.1%
University of Iowa 90% 77.8%
University of Texas 95% 78.1%
Washington University in St Louis 89% 78.3%
University of Notre Dame 88% 78.8%
George Washington University 91% 78.9%
University of Southern California 86% 79.3%
Georgetown University 90% 79.9%
University of Kentucky 90% 80.2%
University of New Mexico 85% 80.2%
University of California - Los Angeles 89% 81%
Northwestern University 91% 81.4%
Emory University 95% 83.6%
Vanderbilt University 96% 84.5%
Harvard University 96% 89.9%
Duke University 95% 90.2%
University of Michigan 94% 90.3%
Stanford University 92% 90.4%
University of California - Berkeley 86% 92.3%
University of Chicago 95% 92.4%
New York University 96% 93.5%
Columbia University 96% 93.8%
University of Virginia 93% 94.3%
University of Pennsylvania 96% 94.6%
Cornell University 94% 95.8%
Western State University 78% 32.7%
University of San Francisco 75% 33%
Barry University 79% 42.1%
Quinnipiac University 82% 42.5%
New York Law School 83% 43.1%
University of Toledo 81% 43.9%
Northern Kentucky University 82% 44.9%
Widener University - Delaware 81% 44.9%
Catholic University of America 76% 45.8%
Roger Williams University 80% 46.2%
Michigan State University 77% 46.8%
Suffolk University 82% 46.9%
Regent University 76% 47.5%
University of Oregon 81% 47.8%
Chapman University 76% 47.8%
University of San Diego 77% 47.9%
Vermont Law School 77% 48.5%
CUNY 79% 48.7%
Hamline University 84% 48.7%
Pepperdine University 81% 49%
Seattle University 82% 49.2%
University of Wyoming 81% 49.3%
Valparaiso University 76% 49.4%
University of Akron 84% 50.8%
University of Baltimore 85% 51.3%
University of Pittsburgh 81% 52.5%
Lewis and Clark College 81% 52.6%
Charleston School of Law 76% 52.7%
University of Dayton 77% 52.9%
University of Connecticut 84% 52.9%
Mississippi College 78% 53.1%
Wayne State University 78% 53.3%
Widener University - Pennsylvania 83% 54%
University of Hawaii 83% 54.4%
American University 79% 54.6%
University of Illinois at Chicago - John Marshall Law School 85% 56.6%
Samford University 85% 56.6%
Duquesne University 82% 57.1%
Syracuse University 85% 57.4%
University of Maryland 84% 57.4%
Hofstra University 83% 57.7%
Pace University 79% 58.5%
St. Mary's University 82% 58.7%
West Virginia University 77% 58.9%
University of Richmond 81% 59.1%
SUNY Buffalo 83% 59.7%
Campbell University 82% 59.7%
Loyola Marymount University 85% 60.6%
Indiana University - Indianapolis 83% 61.3%
Rutgers State University - Camden 84% 61.5%
Nova Southeastern University 82% 62.1%
Albany Law School 80% 62.3%
Drexel University 80% 63.1%
Oklahoma City University 79% 63.6%
Creighton University 82% 63.9%
University of New Hampshire 85% 64.3%
Washington and Lee University 82% 64.6%
University of South Carolina 85% 65.4%
Florida International University 85% 65.6%
University of Louisville 80% 66.1%
Willamette University 81% 66.4%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas 75% 66.9%
University of Idaho 78% 68.3%
University of Miami 82% 68.9%
University of North Carolina 82% 69.6%
Wake Forest University 80% 71.1%
University of Arizona 81% 71.5%
University of California - Irvine 80% 74.2%
University of California - Davis 83% 77.5%
Whittier Law School 66% 27.3%
Florida A&M University 73% 31%
Charlotte School of Law 62% 34.1%
Florida Coastal School of Law 68% 34.7%
Santa Clara University 72% 35.6%
Appalachian School of Law 68% 35.8%
Western New England University School of Law 64% 36.7%
University of Detroit Mercy 61% 37.2%
Ave Maria School of Law 63% 37.3%
Southwestern Law School 74% 39%
Elon Law School 66% 39.4%
North Carolina Central University 66% 40.9%
Arizona Summit Law School 69% 41.7%
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta 67% 43.7%
University of the Pacific 68% 45.5%
St. Thomas University - Florida 71% 47.2%
Liberty University 70% 47.4%
California Western School of Law 71% 48.9%
Texas Southern University 67% 50.7%
University of California - Hastings 75% 51.2%
Loyola University New Orleans 65% 52.8%
Howard University 64% 55.8%
Touro College 66% 56.6%
University of Arkansas - Little Rock 71% 59.2%
University of North Dakota 74% 59.2%
Tulane University 74% 61.8%
Rutgers State University - Newark 70% 65.2%
Louisiana State University 73% 72.4%
Golden Gate University 56% 25.7%
University of The District of Columbia 55% 28.2%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 55% 29.7%
Thomas M Cooley Law School 52% 30%
Southern University Law Center 47% 34.6%
University of La Verne 56% 45.5%