American University Profile

Key Facts:

Total 2013 Graduates: 507

  • 11.8% of graduates were employed in school-funded jobs. 10.7% were in full-time, long-term school-funded jobs (i.e. the job was for at least 35 hours per week, and had a fixed duration of at least one year or the job had no definite duration).
  • 45.6% of graduates were known to be employed in long-term, full-time legal jobs. This figure includes no school-funded jobs.
  • 65.3% graduates were employed in long-term jobs.
  • 68.4% graduates were employed in full-time jobs.
  • 33.7% of all graduates secured job offers by graduation.
  • 4.5% of all graduates obtained their jobs through On Campus Interviews (OCI).
  • 33.6% of employed graduates were known to still be seeking a job, despite already having one. Note that the school does not know whether 6.2% of employed graduates are still seeking another job or not.

Credentials?

Duration & Hours?

Job Offer Timing?

School-Funded?

School-Funded11.8%
Long-Term, Full-Time
Bar Passage Required
7.3%
Short-Term, Full-Time
Bar Passage Required
1%
Long-Term, Full-Time
J.D. Advantage
3.4%
Long-Term, Part-Time
J.D. Advantage
0.2%
Employed - Other61.5%
Non-Employed26.6%
100%

Search Status?

Seeking a Different Jobs24.7%
Not Seeking a Different Jobs44.2%
Employed - Unknown Search Status4.5%
Non-Employed26.6%
100%

Job Source?

Job Source
By Employer Type
Fall OCIJob ListingPre-Law School
Employer
Referral from FriendLetter / Self-
Initiated
OtherUnknown
Education0230010
Business045133130
Judicial Clerk230322120
Private Practice (<50 Attorneys)074146190
Private Practice (>50 Attorneys)172311590
Private Practice (Size Unknown)0
Government411310680
Public Interest042157190
Unknown Employer0000000
Percent of Class (sum = 73.4%) 4.5% 4.5% 5.9% 13% 9.7% 16% 0%

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School-Funded Jobs

School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 37 0 5 0 42
J.D. Advantage 17 1 0 0 18
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 54 1 5 0 60

Job Offer Timing

Before Graduation33.7%
Before Bar Results27%
After Bar Results9.1%
Unknown Timing0%
Non-Employed26.6%
100%

Search Status

Seeking a Different Jobs125
Not Seeking a Different Jobs224
Employed - Unknown Search Status23
Non-Employed135
100%

Job Duration & Hours

Long-Term Full-Time63.7%
Long-Term Part-Time1.6%
Short-Term Full-Time4.7%
Short-Term Part-Time3.4%
Unknown0%
Non-Employed26.6%
100%

Credentials

Bar Passage Required
Long-Term Full-Time45.6%
Long-Term Part-Time0.2%
Short-Term Full-Time2.2%
Short-Term Part-Time1.2%
J.D. Advantage
Long-Term Full-Time15%
Long-Term Part-Time1.2%
Short-Term Full-Time1.8%
Short-Term Part-Time1.6%
Professional
Long-Term Full-Time3.2%
Long-Term Part-Time0%
Short-Term Full-Time0.6%
Short-Term Part-Time0.4%
Non-Professional
Long-Term Full-Time0%
Long-Term Part-Time0.2%
Short-Term Full-Time0.2%
Short-Term Part-Time0.2%
Unknown
Long-Term Full-Time0%
Long-Term Part-Time0%
Short-Term Full-Time0%
Short-Term Part-Time0%
Non-Employed26.6%
100%
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