Employment Data

Class of 2018

View Class of 2018 data in the ABA Employment Summary for Law School Graduates

Placement Rates:

  On March 15, 2019
Graduates whose employment status is known 149
Graduates known to be employed 140
Graduates with start date deferred 1
Graduates who are enrolled in a full-time degree program 2
Graduates who are unemployed and seeking work 4
Graduates who are unemployed and not seeking work 2
Graduates whose employment status is unknown 0
Total graduates from 9/1/2017 – 8/31/2018 149

As of March 15, 2019, 138 of these positions were classified as long-term

Type of Job:

  On March 15, 2019
Bar Admission Required/Anticipated (includes Judicial clerks) 119
JD Preferred (law degree enhances position, e.g. accounting firm, management consulting firm, law school, or law firm administration) 20
Professional Position 1
Non-Professional Position 0
University Funded Position 0

As of March 15, 2019, 138 were reported to the College of Law as full-time.

Areas of Legal Practice:

Area Number
Law Firms  
Solo 0
2-10 20
11-25 12
26-50 8
51-100 3
101-250 9
251-500 7
501+ 23
Unknown Size 0
Business & Industry 17
Government 23
Public Interest 7
Judicial Clerkship/Federal 2
Judicial Clerkship/State & Local 5
Education 4

As of March 15, 2019. Areas of Legal Practice as defined by the American Bar Association.

Employment Location:

  Number
Largest Employment – Illinois  99
2nd Largest Employment – California  6
3rd Largest Employment – District of Columbia  6
International 3