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University of Illinois Chicago School of Law: 2022 ABA 509 Report

Job type

Employed Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 60.9% 0.4% 0.4% 0% 61.6%
J.D. advantage 13.3% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 15.4%
Professional 4.3% 1.1% 0% 0.7% 6.1%
Non-professional 0% 0.7% 0% 0% 0.7%
School funded 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Unknown 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Employed total 78.5% 2.9% 1.1% 1.4% 83.9%
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 0.4%
Unemployed - deferred start date 0.7%
Unemployed - not seeking 1.8%
Unemployed - seeking 11.8%
Employment status unknown 1.4%
Non-employed total 16.1%
Total graduates 100%

School-funded jobs

Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
J.D. advantage 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Professional 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Non-professional 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Total law school funded 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Employer type

Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0.7% 0% 0% 0% 0.7%
2-10 attorneys 19.4% 0.4% 0% 0.7% 20.4%
11-25 attorneys 8.6% 0.4% 0.4% 0% 9.3%
26-50 attorneys 3.2% 0% 0% 0% 3.2%
51-100 attorneys 4.3% 0% 0% 0% 4.3%
101-250 attorneys 3.2% 0% 0% 0% 3.2%
251-500 attorneys 0.7% 0% 0% 0% 0.7%
501+ attorneys 6.5% 0% 0% 0% 6.5%
Size unknown 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Business & industry 11.5% 1.8% 0.4% 0.4% 14%
Government 9.7% 0.4% 0% 0% 10%
Public interest 7.2% 0% 0% 0% 7.2%
Clerkships
Federal 0% 0% 0.4% 0% 0.4%
State & local 2.2% 0% 0% 0% 2.2%
Tribal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
International 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Education 1.4% 0% 0% 0.4% 1.8%
Employer type unknown 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Employed total 78.5% 2.9% 1.1% 1.4% 83.9%
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 0.4%
Unemployed - deferred start date 0.7%
Unemployed - not seeking 1.8%
Unemployed - seeking 11.8%
Employment status unknown 1.4%
Non-employed total 16.1%
Total graduates 100%

Employment location

State Total
Most common employment destination Illinois 69.2%
Second most common employment destination Michigan 1.8%
Third most common employment destination Pennsylvania 1.4%
# Employed in foreign countries 0.4%
Non-employed total 16.1%

This page has been formatted to match the ABA's placement summaries, with minor language and stylistic tweaks for clarity. To view UIC Law's ABA placement chart, please visit the ABA's website. From time to time, schools update data when they learn more. When possible, we use the most up-to-date data available.