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Employment Statistics

In a typical year, the largest percentage of UK Law graduates (45 to 60%) will choose to go directly into private practice, with the next most popular option being a judicial clerkship with a state or federal judge (15 to 30%). The number of UK Law graduates choosing a career in government usually ranges from 5-15% depending upon student interest, as well as state and federal funding for new positions. Graduates also enter careers in public interest, business, decide to pursue an advanced degree, or pursue other areas of interest.  Detailed employment statistics for recent graduating classes are listed below.

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Class of 2016 Employment Statistics (PDF) (most recent data)

Class of 2015 Employment Statistics (PDF)

Class of 2014 Employment Statistics (PDF)

Class of 2013 Employment Statistics (PDF)

Class of 2012 Employment Statistics (PDF)

Class of 2011 Employment Statistics (PDF)

Please be sure to note that past employment statistics and actual employment are not a guarantee or promise pertaining  to future employment of students and graduates.  Employment statistics are impacted by many factors including the world, national, and local economies.