The location of the School of Law near New York, Boston, Hartford and New Haven is at the heart of one of the largest concentrations of private law firms, corporate headquarters and financial institutions in the country. Career Development inititiatives, Quinnipiac's extensive externship program, and a tight network of alumni create many opportunities for students to tap into this concentrated job market.
For the class of 2012, 127 of our 151 graduates were employed nine months after their graduation date. Our accrediting agency, the American Bar Association, maintains detailed information about the types of jobs in which those 127 graduates were employed on Feb. 15, 2013. We encourage you to review the 2013 ABA Report (as well as the 2012 ABA report and the 2011 ABA report) detailing that information. Below, we include a graph summarizing the distribution of jobs held by the 127 class of 2012 graduates employed as of Feb. 15, 2013.
|Employment Status for QU Law Class of 2012
84% of the graduating class was employed as of Feb. 15, 2012 in the categories listed below.
A more detailed chart including all employment categories as defined by the ABA
(full-time/part-time/short term/long term) can be found here.
|Employment Status||# in job*(of 127 employed)|
|Bar passage is required||64|
|JD is an advantage||49|
|Other professional jobs||10|
*Rounded to the nearest whole percent