Employment Statistics

Class of 2019 Summary

  • 102: Total Graduates
  • 102: Employment Status Known

Employment Status

Of the 102 students whose employment status is known at ten months after graduation:

  • 92: Employed (90.2%) *
  •   8: Unemployed (7.8%)
  •   2: Pursuing Graduate Degree (2.0%)

Pie chart: Status of class of 2019 Washburn Law graduates showing 90% employment.

Percentages are calculated by dividing the number of students in each category by the total number of students whose employment status is known.

* Includes all full- and part-time, short- and long-term employment whether or not a JD is required. For a detailed breakdown of all positions obtained, see the "Official ABA Employment Summary" section elsewhere on this page.

Position Requirements

Based on 92 employed graduates.

  • 85: Bar Passage Required (92.4%)
  •   4: J.D. Advantage (4.3%)
  •   3: Other Professional Position (3.3%)

Pie chart: Requirements of positions obtained by class of 2019 Washburn Law graduates showing 92.4% bar passage required.

Percentages are calculated by dividing the number of graduates in each category by the total number of employed graduates.

Areas of Practice *

Based on 92 employed graduates.

  • 48: Law Firm (52.2%)
  • 22: Government (24.0%)
  • 11: Business or Industry (11.9%)
  •   5: Judicial Clerkship (5.4%)
  •   0: Academic (0.0%)
  •   6: Public Interest (6.5%)

Bar chart: Areas of practice for positions obtained by class of 2018 Washburn Law graduates showing 52.2% in law firms.

Percentages are calculated by dividing the number of graduates in each category by the total number of employed graduates.

* 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 92 employed graduates.

  • 72: Kansas (78.3%)
  • 11: Missouri (12.0%)
  •   4: Texas (4.3%)
  •   5: Other states (5.4%)

Bar chart: Geographic distribution of class of 2019 Washburn Law graduates showing 78.3% in Kansas.

Percentages are calculated by dividing the number of graduates in each category by the total number of employed graduates.