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University of South Carolina
Public school
Columbia, SC

ABA 509 Report for University of South Carolina

2022 employment reports

Employment status Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 170 0 0 0 170
J.D. advantage 8 1 0 1 10
Professional 3 0 0 0 3
Non-professional 1 0 0 0 1
School funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 182 1 0 1 184
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 3
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 0
Unemployed - seeking 11
Employment status unknown 0
Non-employed total 15
Total graduates 199
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
Employment status Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 attorneys 35 1 0 1 37
11-25 attorneys 21 0 0 0 21
26-50 attorneys 11 0 0 0 11
51-100 attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
101-250 attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
251-500 attorneys 10 0 0 0 10
501+ attorneys 9 0 0 0 9
Size unknown 2 0 0 0 2
Business & industry 10 0 0 0 10
Government 16 0 0 0 16
Public interest 11 0 0 0 11
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & local 34 0 0 0 34
Tribal 1 0 0 0 1
International 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 181 1 0 1 184
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 3
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 0
Unemployed - seeking 11
Employment status unknown 0
Non-employed total 15
Total graduates 199
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination South Carolina 132
Second most common employment destination North Carolina 23
Third most common employment destination Georgia 12
# Employed in foreign countries 1

This page has been formatted to match the ABA's placement summaries, with minor language and stylistic tweaks for clarity. To view South Carolina'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.