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You are viewing Job Outcomes for ABA-approved law schools grouped by Percentage of 2014 Graduates Borrowing

We put all schools on the following chart by plotting LT, FT BPR job rates in 2014 against Percentage of 2014 Graduates Borrowing. "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 Percentage of 2014 Graduates Borrowing Average 2014 Legal Job Rate
Percentage of Graduates Borrowing ≥ 90%
31 schools
47.1%
Percentage of Graduates Borrowing 80% - 89.9%
94 schools
59.7%
Percentage of Graduates Borrowing < 80%
59 schools
70.9%
Percentage of Graduates Borrowing Not Reported
8 schools
46%

Read this chart across each row. For example, the 31 schools with Percentage of Graduates Borrowing ≥ 90% had an average LT, FT BPR job rate of 47.1% in 2014.

School 2014 Grad
% Borrowing
2014 LT, FT
Legal Jobs
Whittier Law School 91% 27.3%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 91% 29.7%
Western State University 91% 32.7%
Charlotte School of Law 92.5% 34.1%
Southern University Law Center 95% 34.6%
Florida Coastal School of Law 93% 34.7%
Western New England University School of Law 92% 36.7%
Capital University 94% 38.8%
Barry University 95% 42.1%
University of Toledo 90% 43.9%
St. Thomas University - Florida 91% 47.2%
Liberty University 92% 47.4%
Regent University 93% 47.5%
Ohio Northern University 97% 47.9%
Hamline University 95% 48.7%
California Western School of Law 91% 48.9%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 90% 49%
Seattle University 96% 49.2%
Valparaiso University 93% 49.4%
University of California - Hastings 90% 51.2%
Howard University 96% 55.8%
William Mitchell College of Law 93% 55.9%
Creighton University 92% 63.9%
University of New Hampshire 90% 64.3%
Drake University 94% 64.6%
Rutgers State University - Newark 91% 65.2%
University of Louisville 91% 66.1%
Willamette University 93% 66.4%
University of Utah 94% 66.7%
University of Montana 90% 67.5%
University of South Dakota 90% 67.9%
Golden Gate University 88% 25.7%
University of San Francisco 88% 33%
Santa Clara University 83% 35.6%
Ave Maria School of Law 87% 37.3%
Elon Law School 86% 39.4%
North Carolina Central University 86% 40.9%
Quinnipiac University 83% 42.5%
New York Law School 83% 43.1%
Northern Kentucky University 81% 44.9%
Widener University - Delaware 89% 44.9%
University of the Pacific 89% 45.5%
Catholic University of America 85% 45.8%
Roger Williams University 86% 46.2%
Suffolk University 85% 46.9%
University of Oregon 87% 47.8%
University of San Diego 82% 47.9%
Vermont Law School 84% 48.5%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis 87% 49%
University of Maine 83% 50.5%
University of Akron 81% 50.8%
University of Baltimore 83% 51.3%
Marquette University 88% 51.4%
Lewis and Clark College 87% 52.6%
Charleston School of Law 85% 52.7%
Loyola University New Orleans 89% 52.8%
University of Dayton 86% 52.9%
University of Connecticut 81% 52.9%
Northeastern University 87% 53.2%
Wayne State University 86% 53.3%
Widener University - Pennsylvania 89% 54%
American University 83% 54.6%
University of Mississippi 81% 54.8%
DePaul University 87% 55.2%
George Mason University 85% 55.4%
Loyola University Chicago 84% 55.7%
University of Denver 87% 56%
University of Illinois at Chicago - John Marshall Law School 85% 56.6%
Samford University 81% 56.6%
Touro College 85% 56.6%
Gonzaga University 89% 56.8%
University of Tennessee 80% 57%
Stetson University 83% 57%
University of Memphis 85% 57.3%
Hofstra University 80% 57.7%
Pace University 86% 58.5%
St. Mary's University 82% 58.7%
West Virginia University 87% 58.9%
University of Richmond 80% 59.1%
University of Arkansas - Little Rock 84% 59.2%
University of North Dakota 86% 59.2%
SUNY Buffalo 81% 59.7%
Campbell University 85% 59.7%
Northern Illinois University 83% 60.6%
Loyola Marymount University 85% 60.6%
Indiana University - Indianapolis 81% 61.3%
St. John's University 80% 61.5%
South Texas College of Law Houston 85% 61.8%
Nova Southeastern University 86% 62.1%
Albany Law School 85% 62.3%
St. Louis University 86% 62.6%
Drexel University 84% 63.1%
University of Cincinnati 87% 63.2%
Oklahoma City University 83% 63.6%
Washington and Lee University 80% 64.6%
Villanova University 83% 65%
Florida International University 88% 65.6%
Indiana University - Bloomington 81% 65.8%
Penn State University 88% 65.9%
University of Missouri - Columbia 87% 65.9%
University of Houston 80% 66.4%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas 80% 66.9%
Florida State University 85% 67.2%
University of Kansas 82% 68.1%
University of Idaho 88% 68.3%
Mercer University 85% 69.2%
University of Tulsa 84% 69.4%
University of North Carolina 81% 69.6%
University of Colorado 84% 69.7%
Wake Forest University 89% 71.1%
Georgia State University 84% 71.2%
Washburn University 87% 72.3%
Louisiana State University 82% 72.4%
University of Illinois 85% 72.4%
Ohio State University 83% 73.8%
University of California - Irvine 81% 74.2%
University of Minnesota 81% 76.1%
University of Iowa 83% 77.8%
University of Notre Dame 82% 78.8%
University of New Mexico 87% 80.2%
Northwestern University 80% 81.4%
Emory University 86% 83.6%
Duke University 80% 90.2%
University of Michigan 80% 90.3%
Cornell University 83% 95.8%
University of The District of Columbia 71% 28.2%
University of Detroit Mercy 67% 37.2%
Michigan State University 73% 46.8%
Chapman University 79% 47.8%
CUNY 78% 48.7%
Pepperdine University 76% 49%
University of Wyoming 79% 49.3%
Chicago-Kent College of Law 77% 51.7%
Texas A&M 71% 52.2%
Brooklyn Law School 79% 52.4%
University of Pittsburgh 78% 52.5%
Mississippi College 78% 53.1%
University of Hawaii 71% 54.4%
Case Western Reserve University 73% 54.8%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville 77% 55%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 70% 56.6%
Duquesne University 69% 57.1%
Syracuse University 79% 57.4%
University of Maryland 74% 57.4%
Texas Tech University 76% 60.6%
Temple University 74% 61.7%
Tulane University 76% 61.8%
University of Washington 79% 63.5%
University of South Carolina 79% 65.4%
University of Wisconsin 77% 66.5%
Fordham University 67% 67.8%
Baylor University 71% 68.4%
University of Oklahoma 79% 68.5%
University of Miami 77% 68.9%
University of Florida 79% 69.3%
Southern Methodist University 77% 69.7%
University of Georgia 72% 70.6%
Arizona State University 69% 71.2%
University of Arizona 78% 71.5%
Seton Hall University 75% 72.3%
William and Mary 79% 72.6%
Yale University 77% 72.6%
Boston University 66% 72.8%
University of Alabama 66% 73.1%
University of Nebraska 79% 73.5%
Boston College 77% 75.1%
Brigham Young University 72% 76.1%
University of California - Davis 77% 77.5%
University of Texas 74% 78.1%
Washington University in St Louis 69% 78.3%
George Washington University 78% 78.9%
University of Southern California 75% 79.3%
Georgetown University 79% 79.9%
University of Kentucky 79% 80.2%
University of California - Los Angeles 77% 81%
Vanderbilt University 76% 84.5%
Harvard University 77% 89.9%
Stanford University 78% 90.4%
University of California - Berkeley 78% 92.3%
University of Chicago 75% 92.4%
New York University 74% 93.5%
Columbia University 76% 93.8%
University of Virginia 78% 94.3%
University of Pennsylvania 74% 94.6%
Florida A&M University - 31%
Appalachian School of Law - 35.8%
Arizona Summit Law School - 41.7%
New England School of Law - 42.1%
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta - 43.7%
Faulkner University - 45.8%
Rutgers State University - Camden - 61.5%
Southern Illinois University - 64.8%