Student Employment Data

Class of 2015

View the Class of 2015 employment data in the ABA Employment Summary for Law School Graduates

 

Placement Rates:
ON MARCH 15, 2016
Graduates whose employment status is known 180
Graduates known to be employed 153*
Graduates with start date deferred 2
Graduates who are enrolled in a full-time degree program 3
Graduates who are unemployed and seeking work 17
Graduates who are unemployed and not seeking work 5
Graduates whose employment status is unknown 1
Total graduates from 9/1/2014 - 8/31/2015 181
*As of March 15, 2016, 143 of these positions were classified as long-term, and 12 were funded in some manner by the University of Illinois.
Type of Job*:
  ON MARCH 15, 2016
Bar Admission Required/Anticipated (includes Judicial clerks) 132
J.D. Preferred (law degree enhances position, e.g. accounting firm, management consulting firm, law school, or law firm administration) 19
  Professional Other 2
  Non-Professional Other 0
*As of March 15, 2016. 147 of these positions were reported to the College of Law as full-time, and 6 as part-time.
Areas of Legal Practice*:
AREA NUMBER
Law Firm  
Solo 0
2-10 18
11-25 8
26-50 7
51-100 7
101-250 9
251-500 10
501+ 26
Unknown Size 0
Business & Industry 21
Government 26
Public Interest 4
Judicial Clerkships/Federal 8
Judicial Clerkships/State & Local 3
Education 6
*As of March 15, 2016. Areas of Legal Practice as defined by the American Bar Association.
Employment Location*:
LOCATION NUMBER
Illinois 112
Texas 5
New York 4
California 3
Florida 3
Missouri 3
Michigan 3
Tennessee 3
Colorado 2
North Carolina 2
Washington, DC 2
Georgia 1
Iowa 1
Maine 1
Minnesota 1
New Jersey 1
Utah 1
Virginia 1
Washington 1
International 3
*Per NALP guidelines. As of March 15, 2016.