Law Schools Where Grads Actually Get Jobs

Highest Employment Rates At Law Schools Ranked 51 to 100

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
61 University of Arkansas 370 76.7% 85.6% 8.9% $70,000 $56,000
72 Louisiana State University 585 84.7% 83.9% -0.8% $55,000 $41,500
58 University of Kentucky 402 81.5% 83.7% 2.2% $50,000 $38,000
54 University of Nebraska 378 76.2% 82.0% 5.8% $55,000 $44,713
83 West Virginia University 379 79.2% 81.0% 1.8% $65,000 $55,008
87 University of Louisville 363 86.6% 79.5% -7.1% $50,750 $37,000
72 University of Tulsa 254 72.5% 79.1% 6.6% $56,500 $40,000
64 University of Missouri-Columbia 384 73.8% 78.9% 5.1% $50,000 $46,000
51 University of Richmond 455 77.1% 77.7% 0.6% $67,500 $48,975
58 University of Oklahoma 462 73.6% 77.7% 4.1% $54,000 $42,000

 
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
87 Loyola Marymount 975 46.9% 47.9% 1.0% $75,000 $61,473
100 University of Oregon 436 49.4% 49.1% -0.3% $61,000 $33,466
93 Northeastern University 569 55.2% 51.6% -3.6% $51,000 $50,000
54 U.C.-Hastings 1041 51.6% 51.7% 0.1% $90,000 $55,000
79 University of San Diego 696 55.7% 51.7% -4.0% $75,000 $58,000

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

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