Law Schools That Deliver The Jobs & Highest Pay

Placement and Salary Rankings (51-75)

2016 RankSchool2016 Employed 9 Months After Graduation2015 Employed 9 Months After Graduation2014 Employed 9 Months After Graduation2016 vs. 2015 Difference3 Year DifferencePrivate – Median Starting SalaryPublic – Median Starting Salary
52Pepperdine University64.8%58.2%51.1%6.6%13.7%$76,000$50,000
52University of Richmond71.8%77.7%77.1%-5.9%-5.3%$58,000$50,000
52University of Tennessee76.0%72.3%67.1%3.7%8.9%$63,250$49,625
52Temple University70.2%64.3%65.5%5.9%4.7%$68,750$48,000
56Baylor University73.9%73.2%73.2%0.7%0.7%$70,500$57,000
56Georgia State University78.5%74.9%77.4%3.6%1.1%$79,168$54,661
56University of Nebraska76.6%82.0%76.2%-5.4%0.4%$52,000$43,500
59University of Houston77.8%75.2%75.8%2.6%2.0%$135,000$57,000
59U.C.-Hastings47.2%51.7%51.6%-4.5%-4.4%$113,750$55,000
59Case Western Reserve70.7%61.6%55.2%9.1%15.5%$74,500$51,000
59University of Missouri-Columbia78.6%78.9%73.8%-0.3%4.8%$70,000$44,250
63University of Connecticut59.9%70.4%60.9%-10.5%-1.0%$82,348$53,675
63University of Miami70.5%68.8%61.0%1.7%9.5%$61,437$45,602
63Seton Hall University77.7%76.8%72.0%0.9%5.7%$100,000$45,182
63University of Kentucky84.2%83.7%81.5%0.5%2.7%$50,000$41,250
67University of Nevada-Las Vegas71.2%63.4%71.1%7.8%0.1%$70,000$57,000
67University of Denver64.8%59.3%56.8%5.5%8.0%$65,000$50,000
67University of Kansas76.9%74.7%61.9%2.2%15.0%$60,000$50,000
67University of Oklahoma81.0%77.7%73.6%3.3%7.4%$60,000$50,000
71American University60.6%53.6%47.8%7.0%12.8%$84,500$57,000
71University of San Diego60.1%51.7%55.7%8.4%4.4%$75,000$57,000
71University of New Mexico76.3%69.7%69.9%6.6%6.4%$57,500$50,000
71Penn State University52.3%64.9%49.2%-12.6%3.1%$67,500$46,935
75University of Arkansas79.5%85.6%76.7%-6.1%2.8%$65,000$60,000
75Loyola Marymount59.1%47.9%46.9%11.2%12.2%$75,000$55,000
75Yeshiva University61.6%60.5%55.8%1.1%5.8%$83,000$52,000

 

Source: U.S. News & World Report