Student Employment Data

Class of 2015

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

 

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.