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You are viewing Job Outcomes for ABA-approved law schools grouped by Enrollment in 2014

We put all schools on the following chart by plotting LT, FT BPR job rates in 2014 against Enrollment in 2014. "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 Enrollment in 2014 Average 2014 Legal Job Rate
> 320 New 1Ls
17 schools
60.4%
220 - 319 New 1Ls
39 schools
62.7%
170 - 219 New 1Ls
37 schools
64.5%
120 - 169 New 1Ls
55 schools
57.7%
< 120 New 1Ls
49 schools
56.6%

Read this chart across each row. For example, the 17 schools with > 320 New 1Ls had an average LT, FT BPR job rate of 60.4% in 2014.

School 2014 Enrollment 2014 LT, FT
Legal Jobs
Thomas M Cooley Law School 445 30%
Charlotte School of Law 446 34.1%
Florida Coastal School of Law 424 34.7%
Southwestern Law School 337 39%
Suffolk University 423 46.9%
University of California - Hastings 323 51.2%
Brooklyn Law School 399 52.4%
American University 429 54.6%
University of Illinois at Chicago - John Marshall Law School 357 56.6%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 339 56.6%
South Texas College of Law Houston 362 61.8%
Fordham University 367 67.8%
George Washington University 539 78.9%
Georgetown University 580 79.9%
Harvard University 563 89.9%
New York University 452 93.5%
Columbia University 381 93.8%
Whittier Law School 239 27.3%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 241 29.7%
Arizona Summit Law School 262 41.7%
Barry University 268 42.1%
New England School of Law 265 42.1%
New York Law School 245 43.1%
Michigan State University 248 46.8%
St. Thomas University - Florida 233 47.2%
University of San Diego 223 47.9%
California Western School of Law 263 48.9%
Pepperdine University 227 49%
Seattle University 256 49.2%
University of Baltimore 233 51.3%
Chicago-Kent College of Law 228 51.7%
DePaul University 226 55.2%
Loyola University Chicago 231 55.7%
University of Denver 258 56%
Stetson University 246 57%
Hofstra University 280 57.7%
St. Mary's University 254 58.7%
Texas Tech University 228 60.6%
Loyola Marymount University 312 60.6%
Indiana University - Indianapolis 281 61.3%
Nova Southeastern University 262 62.1%
University of Houston 231 66.4%
University of Miami 229 68.9%
University of Florida 307 69.3%
Southern Methodist University 226 69.7%
Boston College 230 75.1%
University of Texas 301 78.1%
Washington University in St Louis 270 78.3%
University of California - Los Angeles 314 81%
Northwestern University 242 81.4%
Emory University 223 83.6%
Duke University 221 90.2%
University of Michigan 318 90.3%
University of California - Berkeley 274 92.3%
University of Virginia 307 94.3%
University of Pennsylvania 250 94.6%
University of San Francisco 172 33%
Southern University Law Center 196 34.6%
University of Detroit Mercy 199 37.2%
North Carolina Central University 199 40.9%
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta 214 43.7%
Valparaiso University 174 49.4%
Marquette University 208 51.4%
Texas A&M 192 52.2%
Lewis and Clark College 203 52.6%
Touro College 187 56.6%
University of Maryland 196 57.4%
Pace University 207 58.5%
Campbell University 185 59.7%
St. John's University 214 61.5%
Rutgers State University - Camden 182 61.5%
Temple University 215 61.7%
Tulane University 185 61.8%
Rutgers State University - Newark 189 65.2%
University of South Carolina 213 65.4%
Indiana University - Bloomington 183 65.8%
Penn State University 191 65.9%
Florida State University 188 67.2%
University of North Carolina 201 69.6%
University of Georgia 185 70.6%
Wake Forest University 179 71.1%
Georgia State University 186 71.2%
Louisiana State University 200 72.4%
William and Mary 213 72.6%
Yale University 200 72.6%
Boston University 208 72.8%
University of Minnesota 193 76.1%
University of Notre Dame 200 78.8%
University of Southern California 202 79.3%
Vanderbilt University 171 84.5%
Stanford University 179 90.4%
University of Chicago 190 92.4%
Cornell University 203 95.8%
Golden Gate University 137 25.7%
Florida A&M University 152 31%
Santa Clara University 152 35.6%
Capital University 163 38.8%
Widener University - Delaware 128 44.9%
University of the Pacific 152 45.5%
Catholic University of America 140 45.8%
Roger Williams University 138 46.2%
Chapman University 169 47.8%
Vermont Law School 143 48.5%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis 124 49%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 141 49%
Texas Southern University 166 50.7%
University of Pittsburgh 156 52.5%
Charleston School of Law 166 52.7%
Loyola University New Orleans 139 52.8%
University of Connecticut 160 52.9%
Mississippi College 151 53.1%
Northeastern University 126 53.2%
University of Hawaii 120 54.4%
University of Mississippi 128 54.8%
Case Western Reserve University 146 54.8%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville 125 55%
George Mason University 161 55.4%
Howard University 126 55.8%
William Mitchell College of Law 169 55.9%
Samford University 146 56.6%
Gonzaga University 125 56.8%
Duquesne University 124 57.1%
Syracuse University 169 57.4%
University of Richmond 133 59.1%
University of Arkansas - Little Rock 125 59.2%
SUNY Buffalo 143 59.7%
St. Louis University 165 62.6%
Drexel University 129 63.1%
University of Washington 163 63.5%
Oklahoma City University 156 63.6%
University of Missouri - Kansas City 149 64.3%
Southern Illinois University 125 64.8%
Villanova University 155 65%
Florida International University 144 65.6%
University of Wisconsin 158 66.5%
University of Kansas 125 68.1%
Baylor University 158 68.4%
University of Oklahoma 157 68.5%
Mercer University 146 69.2%
University of Colorado 166 69.7%
Arizona State University 143 71.2%
Seton Hall University 167 72.3%
University of Illinois 157 72.4%
University of Alabama 134 73.1%
Ohio State University 167 73.8%
Brigham Young University 126 76.1%
University of California - Davis 164 77.5%
University of Iowa 141 77.8%
Concordia University School of Law 46 0%
University of The District of Columbia 90 28.2%
Western State University 104 32.7%
Appalachian School of Law 48 35.8%
Western New England University School of Law 118 36.7%
Ave Maria School of Law 112 37.3%
Elon Law School 112 39.4%
Quinnipiac University 92 42.5%
University of Toledo 79 43.9%
Northern Kentucky University 119 44.9%
University of La Verne 58 45.5%
Faulkner University 113 45.8%
Liberty University 84 47.4%
Regent University 104 47.5%
University of Oregon 118 47.8%
Ohio Northern University 71 47.9%
CUNY 97 48.7%
Hamline University 90 48.7%
University of Wyoming 85 49.3%
University of Maine 81 50.5%
University of Akron 116 50.8%
University of Dayton 113 52.9%
Wayne State University 117 53.3%
Widener University - Pennsylvania 97 54%
University of Tennessee 93 57%
University of Memphis 118 57.3%
West Virginia University 107 58.9%
University of North Dakota 73 59.2%
Northern Illinois University 84 60.6%
Albany Law School 117 62.3%
University of Cincinnati 73 63.2%
Creighton University 114 63.9%
University of New Hampshire 71 64.3%
Washington and Lee University 101 64.6%
Drake University 106 64.6%
University of Missouri - Columbia 115 65.9%
University of Louisville 92 66.1%
Willamette University 100 66.4%
University of Utah 100 66.7%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas 112 66.9%
University of Montana 83 67.5%
University of South Dakota 74 67.9%
University of Idaho 113 68.3%
University of Tulsa 86 69.4%
University of Arizona 104 71.5%
Washburn University 113 72.3%
University of Nebraska 107 73.5%
University of California - Irvine 89 74.2%
University of Kentucky 114 80.2%
University of New Mexico 111 80.2%