Employment Summary Reports

Class of 2013

University of Tulsa College of Law 2013 ABA Employment Summary

Class of 2012
The University of Tulsa College of Law Class of 2012 consisted of 134 graduates with a 91.8% overall employment rate. Please see the documents and charts below containing more detailed information about TU College of Law for the class of 2012. 

University of Tulsa College of Law 2012 ABA Employment Summary

The University of Tulsa College of Law NALP 2012 Employment Report and Salary Survey

Class of 2011
The University of Tulsa College of Law is pleased to report that 92.3% of its Class of 2011 graduates obtained employment, a higher rate than the national average. NALP reports that 85.6% of the Class of 2011 graduates were employed nationwide. Please see the documents and charts below containing more detailed information about TU College of Law and national employment information for the Class of 2011.

NALP 2011 Employment Report - Selected Findings

University of Tulsa College of Law 2011 Graduate ABA Employment Summary The University of Tulsa College of Law NALP 2011 Employment Report and Salary Survey

Class of 2010
The University of Tulsa College of Law graduates are obtaining employment at a rate well above the national average. TU's job placement rate of 92.4 percent for all 2010 graduates is more than eight percent higher than the national average of 84.1 percent.

The University of Tulsa College of Law NALP 2010 Employment Report and Salary Survey

The 84.1 percent national figure is based on the NALP Employment Report and Salary Survey for all law graduates from the Class of 2010, which NALP recently released.

The NALP Employment Report and Salary Survey

This is particularly impressive given the current state of the economy, what the Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP) calls "the worst job market since 1996."

TU Law Graduate Placement Statistics 2010- 2012

ABA Definitions

Bar Passage Required - The position required the graduate to pass the bar exam and be licensed in one or more jurisdictions.

JD Advantage - A position which the employer sought an individual with a JD, and perhaps required a JD, or for which the JD provided a demonstrable advantage in obtaining or performing the job.

Professional - A position that required professional skills or training but for which a JD is neither required or a demonstrable advantage.

Employment 9 Months after Graduation

 
Class of 2010    Class of 2011   Class of 2012
Total Graduates

 132

120 134
Employed

 122

108 123
Bar Passage Required

 83

89 95
JD Advantage

 21

11 18
Other Professional

 10

4 8
Non-Professional

 2

2 2
Unknown

 0

0 0
University of Tulsa Long Term

 3

1 3
Pursuing Graduate Degree

 3

1 2
Unemployed - not seeking

 3

6 6
Unemployed - seeking

 3

2 2
Employment status unknown

 1

3 1
       

Employment Types of Employed Graduates

Class of 2010 Class of 2011 Class of 2012
Law Firms 50.8% 56.5% 60.8%
Solo 8.1% 9.8% 8.9%
2-10 61.3% 55.7% 33.3%
11-25 11.3% 22.9% 6.5%
26-50 6.5% 1.6% 2.4%
51-100 1.6% 3.3% 2.4%
101-250 4.8% 6.6% 0.8%
251-500 - -
500+ - - -
unknown 24.0% 6.5% 6.5%
Business & Industry 9.6% 20.5% 18%
Government 14.6% 18.0% 11.5%
Public Interest 3.2% 4.1% 3.3%
Clerkship 1.3% 0.8% -
Academia 6.4% 4.9%

5.7%

 

Employment Status - Class of 2012

Employment Status Full Time Long Term Full Time Short Term Part Time Long Term  Part Time Short Term Number
Employed - Bar Passage Required  88  4 2  1  95
Employed - JD Advantage  18  0 0  0  18
Employed - Professional Position  4  1 2  1  8
Employed - Non Professional Position   0  0 0  2  2
Employed - Undeterminable* 0 0 0  0 0
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 6
Unemployed - Seeking 2
Employment Status Unknown 1
Total Graduates 134
* A graduate in undeterminable category may or may not have a term defined.

Full-time Salaries of Employed Graduates

***Averages recorded for only those categories where 5 or more salaries were reported.

Class of 2009 Class of 2010 Class of 2011
Total Employed Graduates 157 122 108
 Salaries Reported 13 54 39
25th Percentile $50,000 $40,000 $42,500
Median $60,000 $48,000 $55,000
75th Percentile $73,500 $70,000 $61,612
Mean $62,577 $54,939 $64,836
Business
Salaries Reported - 8 7
25th Percentile $65,995 $50,000
Median - $79,000 $60,000
75th Percentile - $83,000 $130,000
Mean - $74,499 $96,643
Private Practice
Salaries Reported 13 27 25
25th Percentile $50,000 $42,000 $47,500
Median $60,000 $50,000 $55,000
75th Percentile $73,500 $73,000 $60,000
Mean $62,577 $58,259 $61,520
Government
Salaries Reported - 15 -
25th Percentile - $30,000 -
Median - $40,000 -
75th Percentile - $42,500 -
Mean - $41,720 -
Public Interest
25th Percentile - - -
Median - - -
75th Percentile - - -
Mean - - -
Judicial Clerk
25th Percentile - - -
Median - - -
75th Percentile - - -
Mean - - -

Geographic Destination of the Law School Graduates
(9 months out)

Class of 2009 Class of 2010 Class of 2011
Northeast - - 1.9%
Mid-Atlantic 1.3% - -
East North Central 1.9% 0.8% 1.9%
West North Central 5.7% 8.3% 9.3%
South Atlantic 4.5% 4.1% 1.9%
East South Central 1.3% 0.8% -
West South Central 79.6% 75.2% 74.0%
Mountain 4.5% 5.0% 6.5%
Pacific 1.3% 2.5% 3.7%
Foreign - 3.3% -

Most Popular Employment Locations

Class of 2010 Class of 2011 Class of 2012
Oklahoma 64.5% 62.0% 69.9%
Texas 9.1% 11.0% 8.9%
Missouri 3.3% 5.5%
Colorado 4.1%

2009-2011 Representative Employer Listing


Graduate employment rates at The University of Tulsa College of Law are consistently higher than the national average.






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