Employment Data

Information as of 10 months after graduation. This data was reported to the ABA and/or NALP according to their reporting guidelines.

Employment Status


2019 2018 2017
Employed 192 202 171
Pursuing Graduate Degree 6 3 6
Seeking Employment 8 13 14
Not Seeking Employment 0 0 3
Unknown 0 1 1
Total Graduates 206 219 195

Employment by Industry/Sector

2019 2018 2017
Law Firms 99 11286
Judicial Clerkships 17 24 24
Government 32 21 21
Public Interest 9 13 8
Business/Industry 31 28 29
Education 4 (0*) 4 (0*) 3 (0*)
Unknown 0 0 0
Total Employed Graduates 192 202 171

* University-funded positions

Employment Type

2019 2018 2017
Bar Admission Required/Anticipated 161 183 143
(Full-Time, Long-Term) 159 1180 138
(Full-Time, Short-Term) 0 3 2
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 1 0 0
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 1 0 3
J.D. Advantage 29 18 28
(Full-Time, Long-Term) 29 10 19
(Full-Time, Short-Term) 0 4 1
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 0 4 4
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 0 0 4
Professional Other 20 0
(Full-Time, Long-Term) 1 0 0
(Full-Time, Short-Term) 0 0 0
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 0 0 0
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 1 0 0
Nonprofessional Other 0 0 0
(Full-Time, Long-Term) 0 0 0
(Full-Time, Short-Term) 0 0 0
(Part-Time, Long-Term) 0 0 0
(Part-Time, Short-Term) 0 0 0
Employed, Type Unknown 0 1 0

Law Firm Employment

Firm Size 2019 2018 2017
501+ Attorneys 37 38 37
251-500 11 9 5
101-250 7 13 6
51-100 6 7 5
26-50 8 101
11 through 25 8 15 11
2 through 10 21 20 19
Solo 1 0 1
Unknown Size 0 0 1
Total Law Firm Graduates 99 112 86

Salaries

Private Sector 2019 2018 2017
75th Percentile (TBD) $160,000 $155,000
Median (TBD) $120,000 $130,000
25th Percentile (TBD) $50,000 $65,000
Total Graduates in this Category 130 140 115
Salaries Reported 98 119 85
Response Rate 75.38% 85.0% 73.9%
Public Sector 2019 2018 2017
75th Percentile (TBD) $65,000 $60,000
Median (TBD) $57,884 $51,500
25th Percentile (TBD) $50,000 $46,000
Total Graduates in this Category 62 62 56
Salaries Reported 49 53 48
Response Rate 79.03% 85.48% 85.7%

Employment Summary Reports: Classes of 2014-2019

Nationwide Starting Salary Statistics

NALP, the Association for Legal Career Professionals, has recently made available on its website all its starting salary data as free consumer information. This includes detailed breakdowns of starting salaries by employer type, by state, and even by city where available.