Employment Data


Overview

KU Law graduates accept positions with law firms, businesses, government agencies, public interest organizations and judges across the country.

Overall employment for the Class of 2021 was 96.9%, with 94.9% of graduates landing positions in the best jobs category – defined as full-time, long-term positions that require passing a bar exam or where a law degree offers an advantage. This is the eighth consecutive year overall employment, including full-time graduate school enrollment, has exceeded 90%.

KU Law ranks eighth nationwide in the "best jobs" category.

Learn more about where our graduates go in the Class of 2021 Employment Infographic and Where Our Alumni Go map.

Find the related ABA and NALP forms on the Consumer Information (ABA Required Disclosures) page.

KU Law Employment Stats

94.9%
of Class of 2021 employed in full-time, long-term law jobs
8,000+
KU Law alumni working in all 50 states and around the world
96.9%
overall employment for Class of 2021 within 10 months of graduation

Upcoming career events

Contact the Career Services Office

Heather Spielmaker, Assistant Dean of Career Services
hspielmaker@ku.edu
785-864-9257

Stacey Blakeman, Director of Career Services
staceyblakeman@ku.edu
785-864-0239

Meredith Wiggins, Assistant Director of Career Services
meredith.wiggins@ku.edu
785-864-4377

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