Where Our Graduates Go - Class of 2011

Our graduates find a full range of employment opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally. Our data for the Class of 2011, as of the February 15, 2012 ABA reporting deadline, indicate that our graduates pursued career opportunities in 33 states, as well as the District of Columbia, and nine foreign countries. The states with the highest representation are: Missouri, Illinois, California, New York, and Texas, as well as the District of Columbia. 

Internationally, our 2011 graduates found career opportunities in China, the Republic of Georgia, Egypt, Jamaica, Korea, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Turkey. These included positions at local law firms, the foreign offices of American law firms, NGOs, and in-house counsel at internationally-based corporations.

Related: Judicial Clerkships | Employment Data for Recent Graduates 

Employment Locations
  2012  2011  2010 
Illinois  24 8.70% 27  9.85%  23 11.17%
Missouri  74 26.81% 81  29.56%  60 29.13%
District of Columbia  24 8.70% 28  10.22%  16 7.77%
New York  21 7.61% 22  8.03%  24 11.65%
California  16 5.80% 23  8.39%  16 7.77%
Texas  15 5.44% 8  2.92%  10 4.85%
All Other States  78 28.26% 64  23.36%  47 22.82%
International  23 8.33% 20  7.30%  11 5.34%
Unknown  1 0.36% 1  0.37%  1 0.49%
TOTAL EMPLOYED GRADUATES  276   274    206   
 
Employment: Regions

New England

 
  2012 2011  2010
Connecticut 2 0  0
Maine 0 0  0
Massachusetts 9 4  12
New Hampshire 0 0  0
Rhode Island 0 0  2
Vermont 0 1  0

Mid Atlantic

 
  2012 2011  2010
New Jersey 2 1  1
New York 21 22  24
Pennsylvania 2 4  3

East North Central

 
  2012 2011  2010
Illinois 24 27  23
Indiana 2 2  1
Michigan 3 3  1
Ohio 8 4  2
Wisconsin 1 0  4

West North Central

 
  2012 2011  2010
Iowa 2 0  0
Kansas 1 2  3
Minnesota 1 1  2
Missouri 74 81  60
Nebraska 3 1  0
North Dakota 0 1  0
South Dakota 0 0  0

South Atlantic

 
  2012 2011  2010
Delaware 0 0  1
Washington D.C. 24 28  16
Florida 2 5  4
Georgia 4 1  2
Maryland 5 3  2
North Carolina 0 3  1
South Carolina 0 0  0
Virginia 9 5  2
West Virginia 0 0  0

East South Central

 
  2012 2011  2010
Alabama 1 2  0
Kentucky 2 0  2
Mississippi 0 1  0
Tennessee 5 1  2

West South Central

 
  2012 2011  2010
Arkansas 2 0  0
Louisiana 3 4  1
Oklahoma 0 4  0
Texas 15 8  10

Mountain

 
  2012 2011  2010
Arizona 0 2  1
Colorado 2 4  6
Idaho 0 0  0
Montana 0 1  1
Nevada 0 1  0
New Mexico 1 0  0
Utah 1 0  0
Wyoming 0 0  0

Pacific

 
  2012 2011  2010
Alaska 1 1  1
California 16 23  16
Hawaii 0 1  0
Oregon 3 0  1
Washington 0 2  1

Unknown

 
  2012 2011  2010
  1 1  1

International

 
  2012 2011  2010
Azerbaijan 1 0 0
Chile 1 0 0
China 5 9  8
Democratic Republic of Georgia 0 1  0
Egypt 0 1  0
Jamaica 0 1  0
Japan 1 0 0
Jordan 0 0  0
Kenya 0 0  0
Korea 8 1  0
Russia 0 1  0
Singapore 2 2  0
Taiwan 2 3  3
Turkey 0 1  0
Vietnam 0 0  0
United Kingdom 3 0  0