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Employment & Bar Passage Statistics

Information as of nine months after graduation.

Class of 2013 employment summary (As submitted to the ABA)                                                      

Class of 2012 employment summary (As submitted to the ABA)

Class of 2011 employment summary (As submitted to the ABA)

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 Passage Rate

 

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

North Carolina (first-time July exam takers)

65%

75%

83%

79%

83%

Overall bar passage rate, including all
exams taken by each class in several states

Not yet available

86%

92%

88%

97%