Employment Statistics

Class of 2015 Summary

  • 120: Total Graduates
  • 117: Employment Status Known

Employment Status

Of the 117 students whose employment status is known at ten months after graduation:

  • 104: Employed (89%)
  • 13: Unemployed (11%)

Pie chart: Status of class of 2015 Washburn Law graduates showing 90% employment.

Position Requirements

Based on 104 employed graduates.

  • 81: Bar Passage Required (77.9%)
  • 13: J.D. Advantage (12.5%)
  •   8: Other Professional Position (7.7%)
  •   2: Other (1.9%)

Pie chart: Requirements of positions obtained by class of 2015 Washburn Law graduates showing 77.9% bar passage required.

Areas of Practice *

Based on 104 employed graduates.

  • 55: Law Firm (52.9%)
  • 18: Government (17.3%)
  • 22: Business or Industry (21.2%)
  •   2: Judicial Clerkship (1.9%)
  •   5: Public Interest (4.8%)
  •   2: Academic (1.9%)

Bar chart: Areas of practice for positions obtained by class of 2014 Washburn Law graduates showing 52.9% in law firms.

* Please note the American Bar Association (ABA) and National Association for Law Placement (NALP) have slightly different definitions for "employment type" which may account for slight differences in the reported types of employment to those two entities. The total number of employed individuals is consistent between both entities.

Geographic Distribution

Based on 104 employed graduates.

  • 70: Kansas (67.3%)
  • 10: Missouri (9.6%)
  •   5: Colorado (4.8%)
  • 19: Other states (18.3%)

Bar chart: Geographic distribution of class of 2014 Washburn Law graduates showing 67.3% in Kansas.