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Employment & Bar Exam Passage Statistics

After Elon Law Employment ChartEmployment information

Information as of nine months after graduation:

Bar passage information

Overall results for the Class of 2013 following completion of bar exams in July 2013 and February 2014:

  • North Carolina: 84%
  • All states: 82%

The following data was reported to the American Bar Association (ABA) and/or the National Association of Law Placement (NALP) according to their reporting guidelines.

Employment Status

 

2013

2012

2011

Employed

86

85

73

Pursuing Graduate Degree

3

1

4

Seeking Employment

27

24

14

Not Seeking Employment

2

0

0

Unknown

4

2

8

Total Graduates

122

112

99

Employment by Industry/Sector

 

2013

2012

2011

Law Firms

37

42

50

Judicial Clerkships

3

5

4

Government

9

6

6

Public Interest

5

3

2

Business/Industry

26

22

11

Academia

6

6

0

Unknown

0

1

0

Total Employed Graduates

86

85

73

Law School/University Funded Position

 

2013

2012

2011

Of Employed - Law School/University Funded

3

0

0

Employment Type

 

2013

2012

2011

Bar Admission Required/Anticipated

55

70

66

(Full-time, Long-Term)

40

57

55

(Full-time, Short-Term)

13

9

5

(Part-Time, Long-Term)

0

0

2

(Part-Time, Short-Term)

2

4

4

J.D. Preferred

22

11

5

(Full-time, Long-Term)

18

7

3

(Full-time, Short-Term)

1

0

2

(Part-Time, Long-Term)

2

1

0

(Part-Time, Short-Term)

1

3

0

Professional Other

6

4

2

(Full-time, Long-Term)

5

2

2

(Full-time, Short-Term)

0

0

0

(Part-Time, Long-Term)

0

1

0

(Part-Time, Short-Term)

1

1

0

Nonprofessional Other

3

0

0

(Full-time, Long-Term)

0

0

0

(Full-time, Short-Term)

2

0

0

(Part-Time, Long-Term)

0

0

0

(Part-Time, Short-Term)

1

0

0

Employed, Type Unknown

0

0

0

Law Firm Employment

Firm Size

2013

2012

2011

501+ Attorney

1

0

0

251 to  500

2

0

1

101 to 250

0

0

1

51 to 100

0

1

0

26 to 50

0

0

2

11 to 25

1

4

2

2 to 10

32

33

38

Solo

1

4

6

Unknown Size

0

0

0

Total Law Firm Graduates

37

42

50

Bar Exam Passage Rates

 

Class of
2013

Class of
2012

Class of
2011

Class of
2010

Class of
2009

North Carolina (first-time July exam takers)

65%

75%

83%

79%

83%

N.C. July/February combined results
in the year following graduation 
84% 85% 87% 85% 95%

Overall bar passage results,
including all exams taken in all states,
as of May 2014

82%

86%

94%

86%

99%