Each year the law school reports graduate employment information to the American Bar Association (ABA). We have posted ABA Employment Summary reports for the last three years: 2022, 2021, and 2020. If you have questions about what these numbers mean, please feel free to contact a member of the Center for Professional Development team.
|Employed in a position with a deferred start date||1%|
|Pursuing Graduate Degree||2%|
|Unemployed and not seeking employment||2%|
|Unemployed and seeking employment||4%|
|Employment status unknown||2%|
*as of March 15, 2023, which is the employment cut-off date utilized by the ABA.
**includes bar passage required/anticipated, JD advantage, professional, and other positions as defined by the ABA.
|Employed in Bar Passage Required/Anticipated Position||74%|
|Employed in JD Advantage Position||12%|
|Employed in Professional Position||2%|
|Employed in Other Position||1%|
|Law Firm (†see breakdown below)||42%|
|Business & Industry||11%|
|Total of 2022 graduates employed in a law firm by 3/15/2023||42%|
|Long Term Employment||98% (95% full-time, 4% part-time)|
|Short Term Employment (lasting less than one year)||2% (2% full-time, 0% part-time)|
All percentages are rounded to the nearest whole number.