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Your Job Score reflects how close a school's job outcomes are to your goals. Higher scores are better, all else equal, but consider cost, starting salaries, and other factors in deciding value.
If you change job preferences through the LST Wizard, Your Job Score will change.
The ABA collects and reports data about the race and ethnicity of every student enrolled in a JD program at accredited schools. Each student will fall into only one category below.
Hispanics of any race: A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
American Indian or Alaska Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North America and who maintains cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community recognition.
Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Black or African American: A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any ofthe original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
Two or more races: The category used to report a non-Hispanic person who selects two or more of the other racial categories.
Nonresident alien: A person who is not a citizen or national of the United States and who is in this country on a visa or temporary basis and does not have the right to remain indefinitely. Note: Nonresident aliens are to be reported separately in the places provided, rather than in any of the racial/ethnic categories described above.
Race/Ethnicity Unknown: The category used to report persons whose race andethnicity are not known.
White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
The ABA collects and reports gender data in three categories: men, women, and other. The other category includes non-binary and not reporting.
The percentage of graduates who passed the bar exam, which states typically require for a law license and thus the practice of law. For law schools, bar pass rates are measured among 1st-time takers and within two years of graduation (the "ultimate" bar pass rate).
The percentage of students who left school, for any reason, after the first year.
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