Law Schools Where Grads Actually Get Jobs

Highest Employment Rates At Law Schools Ranked 21 to 50

2015 Ranking School Enrollment 2014 Employed 9 Months After Graduation 2015 Employed 9 Months After Graduation Difference Private – Median Starting Salary Public – Median Starting Salary
23 University of Alabama 465 87.8% 86.0% -1.8% $77,500 $53,500
24 College of William & Mary 623 68.1% 85.3% 17.2% $98,000 $55,000
42 Southern Methodist University 524 69.5% 80.2% 10.7% $85,000 $60,500
24 University of Washington 541 62.6% 79.0% 16.4% $95,000 $55,000
36 Brigham Young University 412 58.0% 78.2% 20.2% $100,000 $46,000
26 University of Notre Dame 520 66.8% 77.6% 10.8% $105,000 $57,000
27 University of Iowa 411 72.7% 77.3% 4.6% $75,000 $51,000
45 Florida State University 655 78.9% 77.3% -1.6% $65,000 $40,000
31 Wake Forest University 482 65.2% 76.9% 11.7% $67,500 $52,000
29 University of Georgia 621 66.5% 76.0% 9.5% $63,000 $50,000

 
Source: U.S. News & World Report 2015 ranking of the best law schools

Lowest Employment Rates

2015 Ranking School Enrollment 2014 Employed 9 Months After Graduation 2015 Employed 9 Months After Graduation Difference Private – Median Starting Salary Public – Median Starting Salary
43 Washington & Lee University 419 63.6% 56.9% -6.7%  $  70,000  $  50,000
49 University of Florida 944 64.8% 63.1% -1.7% $70,000 $43,403
43 University of Colorado-Boulder 514 64.2% 64.0% -0.2% $70,000 $50,000
29 University of Indiana 638 73.3% 64.7% -8.6% $100,000 $43,350
36 University of California-Davis 499 60.5% 67.8% 7.3% $85,000 $56,000

 
Source: U.S. News & World Report 2015 ranking of the best law schools
 

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