Thursday, May 7, 2015

The Top 11 Northeast Law Schools in Employment Rates

 According to current ABA statistics, here they are

  1. University of Pennsylvania with 278 graduates and an employment rate of 97.8 percent.
  2. New York University with 479 graduates and an employment rate of 96.7 percent.
  3. Cornell University with 191 graduates and an employment rate of 96.3 percent.
  4. Columbia University with 468 graduates and an employment rate of 95.7 percent.
  5. Harvard University with 586 graduates and an employment rate of 94.4 percent.
  6. Yale University with 230 graduates and an employment rate of 86.1 percent.
  7. Boston College with 273 graduates and an employment rate of 83.9 percent.
  8. Seton Hall University with 285 graduates and an employment rate of 83.5 percent.
  9. Boston University with 246 graduates and an employment rate of 80.1 percent.
  10. Villanova University with 220 graduates and an employment rate of 77.7 percent.
  11. Rutgers University Newark with 227 graduates and an employment rate of 75.8 percent. 

You can read more here.  Here are more statistics on Villanova:

 

VLS Class of 2014
 
as of Mar. 15, 2015

National Average, per the ABA

Class of 2014

Class Size
 
(all JD graduates from Sept. 1 - Aug. 31)

220

N/A

Overall employment rate
 
(inc. all full/part time and long/short term   employment)

90.0%

(198 graduates)

N/A

Employed in full-time, long-term Bar Passage required or JD   advantage positions

77.7%

(171 graduates)

 

71%

 

Employed in long-term, full-time bar passage required jobs

65.0%
 
(143 graduates)

59.9%

Employed in long-term, full-time JD advantage positions 

12.7%

(28 graduates)

11.2%

 

Unemployment rate
 
(inc. unemployed--seeking)

7.7%

(17 graduates)

9.8%

 

 

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