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Key facts

Total 2021 graduates: 110

  • Includes 1 transfer students
  • 79.1% of graduates had long-term, full-time legal jobs
  • 87.3% graduates had any long-term job
  • 89.1% graduates had any full-time job
  • Enrolled 161 new 1L students in 2021, +18.4% compared to 136 in 2018 (2021 grads)

Key jobs data

Source of job offer

2018 graduates

Timing of job offer

2018 graduates

Public service

12.7%
2021 grads

National firms

3.6%
2021 grads

Regional Firms

25.5%
2021 grads
2021 Graduate Jobs by Employer Type

2018 State placement

State Total
Illinois 1.1%
Wisconsin 1.1%
Minnesota 3.2%
Missouri 2.1%
Nebraska 68.1%
South Dakota 6.4%
Washington, D.C. 1.1%
Florida 2.1%
Maryland 1.1%
Oklahoma 1.1%
Texas 2.1%
Colorado 1.1%
Montana 1.1%
Nevada 2.1%
Wyoming 1.1%
California 1.1%
Employed 95.7%
Non-employed 4.3%

Other 2018 jobs data

Law firm jobs?

Statisticnumberpercentage
Attorney5154.3%
Staff attorney11.1%
Law clerk33.2%
Paralegal00%
Administrative00%
Unknown00%
Employed - firm5558.5%
Employed - non-firm3537.2%
Non-employed44.3%
Total94100%
Statisticnumberpercentage
Bar passage required5558.5%
JD advantage00%
Professional00%
Non-professional00%
Unknown00%
Employed - firm5558.5%
Employed - non-firm3537.2%
Non-employed44.3%
Total94100%

Business jobs?

Statisticnumberpercentage
Bar passage required66.4%
JD advantage77.4%
Professional00%
Non-professional11.1%
Unknown00%
Employed - business1414.9%
Employed - non-business7680.9%
Non-employed44.3%
Total94100%

Education jobs?

Statisticnumberpercentage
Bar passage required00%
JD advantage22.1%
Professional00%
Non-professional00%
Unknown00%
Employed - academic22.1%
Employed - non-academic8893.6%
Non-employed44.3%
Total94100%

Government jobs?

Statisticnumberpercentage
Bar passage required77.4%
JD advantage22.1%
Professional00%
Non-professional00%
Unknown20%
Employed - government1111.7%
Employed - non-government7984%
Non-employed44.3%
Total94100%

Public interest jobs?

Statisticnumberpercentage
Bar passage required55.3%
JD advantage00%
Professional00%
Non-professional00%
Unknown00%
Employed - public interest33.2%
Employed - non-public int.8792.6%
Non-employed44.3%
Total94100%

The sub-totals on these tables do not always add up exactly because we combine two data sources, the ABA and NALP. While much of the underlying data are the same, these differences reflect some definitional inconsistencies and NALP's active role in sanitizing school-reported data each summer.