2014 Career Facts & Statistics

Information below is based on Class of 2014 graduates known to be employed as of March 15, 2015.

Placement (Employment) Rates
(259 graduates from 9/1/13 to 8/31/14)
Number
Graduates whose employment status is unknown 0
Graduates whose employment status is known 259
Graduates known to be employed 236
Graduates who are enrolled in a full-time degree program 5
Graduates who are unemployed and seeking work 15
Graduates who are unemployed and not seeking work 3

Employment Duration

Type of employment Long term position Short term position
(includes post-grad fellowships, temporary and part-time law firm positions, professional business positions)
Non-Law School funded 200 20
Law School funded 6 10
Total 206 30
Salary Data for Graduates Employed in the Private Sector
(law firms, business, industry, or other private sector jobs)
Private Sector Salary
Median starting salary $110,000
75th percentile salary $120,000
25th percentile salary $65,000
Range $30,000 - $185,000
Percent of all 2014 graduates known to be employed in the private sector who reported salary data 54.7%
Salary Data for Graduates Employed in the Public Sector
(includes any branch of government, judicial clerkships, academic posts, and positions in non-profit advocacy)
Public Sector Salary
Median starting salary $46,709
75th percentile salary $56,079
25th percentile salary $46,353
Range $25,000 - $80,000
Percent of all 2014 graduates known to be employed in the public sector who reported salary data 45.3%
Type of Employment for Graduates Known to be Employed Number Long-term Short-term
Law firm
   Solo
   2-10 attorneys
   11-25 attorneys
   26-50 attorneys
   51-100 attorneys
   101-250 attorneys
   251-500 attorneys
   500+ attorneys

2
30
18
8
5
13
10
19

2
28
17
8
5
13
9
19

0
2
1
0
0
0
1
0
Business & industry 24 18 6
Government (includes public defenders) 32 27 5
Public interest (not including public defenders) 18 13 5
Judicial clerkship
   Federal
   State & local

12
42

11
42

1
0
Academia 3 2 1
Unknown employer type 0 0 0
Total 236 214 22
Type of Job for Graduates Known to be Employed Total Full Time Part Time
Bar admission required/anticipated (includes judicial clerks) 217 212 5
J.D. advantage; law degree enhances position (e.g. accounting firm, management consulting firm, law school, or law firm administration) 15 15 0
Professional other 3 3 0
Non-professional other 1 0 1
Unknown type of job 0 0 0
Total 236 230 6

Employment Locations of Graduates Known to be Employed

Region State Number Employed
New England Massachusetts 1
Mid Atlantic New Jersey 2
  New York 9
  Pennsylvania 1
E. North Central Illinois 7
  Indiana 1
  Michigan 2
  Ohio 1
  Wisconsin 6
W. North Central Kansas 2
  Minnesota 142
  Missouri 1
  North Dakota 1
  South Dakota 2
South Atlantic Washington, D.C. 9
  Florida 1
  Georgia 3
  Maryland 2
  Virginia 1
E. South Central Kentucky 2
W. South Central Texas 6
Mountain Colorado 4
  Nevada 1
  New Mexico 1
  Utah 2
  Wyoming 1
Pacific Alaska 2
  California 13
  Oregon 1
  Washington 4
Non U.S. locations Non-U.S. 5
Total   236

August 24, 2015. Subject to change.

This information is based on reporting by graduates and is subject to change. This information is prepared for the purposes of surveys and reporting requirements of the ABA, NALP, andU.S. News & World Report and is reported according to the definitions set forth by NALP. Employment statistics reflect positions including: part-time, full-time, contract, temporary, and permanent. This information is not intended as employment advice or for predicting future employment.

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