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You are viewing Job Outcomes for ABA-approved law schools grouped by Type of School

We put all schools on the following chart by plotting LT, FT BPR job rates in 2014 against Type of School. "LT, FT BPR" means a job that is long term (a job with an indefinite duration or fixed duration of 1 year or more), full time (at least 35 hours per week) bar passage required (job requires a law license).

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On this page, we use a weighted average rather than a normal average. "LT, FT BPR" means a job that is long term (a job with an indefinite duration or fixed duration of 1 year or more), full time (at least 35 hours per week) bar passage required (job requires a law license).

Grouped by Type of School Average 2014 Legal Job Rate
Public Schools
84 schools
Private Schools
107 schools
For-Profit Schools
6 schools

Read this chart across each row. For example, the 84 Public Schools had an average LT, FT BPR job rate of 64.1% in 2014.

School Type 2014 LT, FT
Legal Jobs
University of North Texas Dallas College of Law Public 0%
Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Law Public 0%
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson Law Public 0%
Rutgers University Public 0%
University of The District of Columbia Public 28.2%
Florida A&M University Public 31%
Southern University Law Center Public 34.6%
North Carolina Central University Public 40.9%
University of Toledo Public 43.9%
Northern Kentucky University Public 44.9%
Michigan State University Public 46.8%
University of Oregon Public 47.8%
CUNY Public 48.7%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Public 49%
University of Wyoming Public 49.3%
University of Maine Public 50.5%
Texas Southern University Public 50.7%
University of Akron Public 50.8%
University of California - Hastings Public 51.2%
University of Baltimore Public 51.3%
Texas A&M Public 52.2%
University of Pittsburgh Public 52.5%
University of Connecticut Public 52.9%
Wayne State University Public 53.3%
University of Hawaii Public 54.4%
University of Mississippi Public 54.8%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville Public 55%
George Mason University Public 55.4%
University of Illinois Chicago School of Law Public 56.6%
University of Tennessee Public 57%
University of Memphis Public 57.3%
University of Maryland Public 57.4%
West Virginia University Public 58.9%
University of Arkansas - Little Rock Public 59.2%
University of North Dakota Public 59.2%
SUNY Buffalo Public 59.7%
Texas Tech University Public 60.6%
Northern Illinois University Public 60.6%
Indiana University - Indianapolis Public 61.3%
Rutgers State University - Camden Public 61.5%
Temple University Public 61.7%
University of Cincinnati Public 63.2%
University of Washington Public 63.5%
University of New Hampshire Public 64.3%
University of Missouri - Kansas City Public 64.3%
Southern Illinois University Public 64.8%
Rutgers State University - Newark Public 65.2%
University of South Carolina Public 65.4%
Florida International University Public 65.6%
Indiana University - Bloomington Public 65.8%
Penn State University Public 65.9%
University of Missouri - Columbia Public 65.9%
University of Louisville Public 66.1%
University of Houston Public 66.4%
University of Wisconsin Public 66.5%
University of Utah Public 66.7%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas Public 66.9%
Florida State University Public 67.2%
University of Montana Public 67.5%
University of South Dakota Public 67.9%
University of Kansas Public 68.1%
University of Idaho Public 68.3%
University of Oklahoma Public 68.5%
University of Florida Public 69.3%
University of North Carolina Public 69.6%
University of Colorado Public 69.7%
University of Georgia Public 70.6%
Arizona State University Public 71.2%
Georgia State University Public 71.2%
University of Arizona Public 71.5%
Washburn University Public 72.3%
Louisiana State University Public 72.4%
University of Illinois Public 72.4%
William and Mary Public 72.6%
University of Alabama Public 73.1%
University of Nebraska Public 73.5%
Ohio State University Public 73.8%
University of California - Irvine Public 74.2%
University of Minnesota Public 76.1%
University of California - Davis Public 77.5%
University of Iowa Public 77.8%
University of Texas Public 78.1%
University of Kentucky Public 80.2%
University of New Mexico Public 80.2%
University of California - Los Angeles Public 81%
University of Michigan Public 90.3%
University of California - Berkeley Public 92.3%
University of Virginia Public 94.3%
Concordia University School of Law Private 0%
Mitchell Hamline School of Law Private 0%
Indiana Tech Private 0%
Golden Gate University Private 25.7%
Whittier Law School Private 27.3%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Private 29.7%
Western Michigan University - Cooley Law School Private 30%
University of San Francisco Private 33%
Santa Clara University Private 35.6%
Appalachian School of Law Private 35.8%
Western New England University School of Law Private 36.7%
University of Detroit Mercy Private 37.2%
Ave Maria School of Law Private 37.3%
Capital University Private 38.8%
Southwestern Law School Private 39%
Elon Law School Private 39.4%
Barry University Private 42.1%
New England School of Law Private 42.1%
Quinnipiac University Private 42.5%
New York Law School Private 43.1%
Widener University - Delaware Private 44.9%
University of La Verne Private 45.5%
University of the Pacific Private 45.5%
Faulkner University Private 45.8%
Catholic University of America Private 45.8%
Roger Williams University Private 46.2%
Suffolk University Private 46.9%
St. Thomas University - Florida Private 47.2%
Liberty University Private 47.4%
Regent University Private 47.5%
Chapman University Private 47.8%
Ohio Northern University Private 47.9%
University of San Diego Private 47.9%
Vermont Law School Private 48.5%
Hamline University Private 48.7%
California Western School of Law Private 48.9%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis Private 49%
Pepperdine University Private 49%
Seattle University Private 49.2%
Valparaiso University Private 49.4%
Marquette University Private 51.4%
Chicago-Kent College of Law Private 51.7%
Brooklyn Law School Private 52.4%
Lewis and Clark College Private 52.6%
Loyola University New Orleans Private 52.8%
University of Dayton Private 52.9%
Mississippi College Private 53.1%
Northeastern University Private 53.2%
Widener University - Pennsylvania Private 54%
American University Private 54.6%
Case Western Reserve University Private 54.8%
DePaul University Private 55.2%
Loyola University Chicago Private 55.7%
Howard University Private 55.8%
William Mitchell College of Law Private 55.9%
University of Denver Private 56%
Samford University Private 56.6%
Touro College Private 56.6%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University Private 56.6%
Gonzaga University Private 56.8%
Stetson University Private 57%
Duquesne University Private 57.1%
Syracuse University Private 57.4%
Hofstra University Private 57.7%
Pace University Private 58.5%
St. Mary's University Private 58.7%
University of Richmond Private 59.1%
Campbell University Private 59.7%
Loyola Marymount University Private 60.6%
St. John's University Private 61.5%
Tulane University Private 61.8%
South Texas College of Law Houston Private 61.8%
Nova Southeastern University Private 62.1%
Albany Law School Private 62.3%
St. Louis University Private 62.6%
Drexel University Private 63.1%
Oklahoma City University Private 63.6%
Creighton University Private 63.9%
Washington and Lee University Private 64.6%
Drake University Private 64.6%
Villanova University Private 65%
Willamette University Private 66.4%
Fordham University Private 67.8%
Baylor University Private 68.4%
University of Miami Private 68.9%
Mercer University Private 69.2%
University of Tulsa Private 69.4%
Southern Methodist University Private 69.7%
Wake Forest University Private 71.1%
Seton Hall University Private 72.3%
Yale University Private 72.6%
Boston University Private 72.8%
Boston College Private 75.1%
Brigham Young University Private 76.1%
Washington University in St Louis Private 78.3%
University of Notre Dame Private 78.8%
George Washington University Private 78.9%
University of Southern California Private 79.3%
Georgetown University Private 79.9%
Northwestern University Private 81.4%
Emory University Private 83.6%
Vanderbilt University Private 84.5%
Harvard University Private 89.9%
Duke University Private 90.2%
Stanford University Private 90.4%
University of Chicago Private 92.4%
New York University Private 93.5%
Columbia University Private 93.8%
University of Pennsylvania Private 94.6%
Cornell University Private 95.8%
Western State University For Profit 32.7%
Charlotte School of Law For Profit 34.1%
Florida Coastal School of Law For Profit 34.7%
Arizona Summit Law School For Profit 41.7%
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta For Profit 43.7%
Charleston School of Law For Profit 52.7%