Free Market Evaluation - Send us your resume and we will give you free feedback
New Study Shows White Christians and Republicans Underrepresented in Law School Faculties
New Study Shows White Christians and Republicans Underrepresented in L...
The Top 10 Law Schools by Number of Applications
The Top 10 Law Schools by Number of Applications
Many States are Reconsidering Requiring the Bar Exam
Many States are Reconsidering Requiring the Bar Exam
What the U.S. News Ranking Leaves Out in Choosing the Best Law School
What the U.S. News Ranking Leaves Out in Choosing the Best Law School
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Legal Job Listings
Download PDF

Graduates from Columbia Law Rank 1st in the Country for Jobs View Count: 55

The most recent grad-school rankings from the Princeton Review show that Columbia Law School was able to help its graduates acquire a job within nine months of graduating at a 99 percent rate. This percentage puts Columbia at the top of the list for schools getting their graduates jobs.

The 450 legal graduates who left Columbia Law School in 2011 earn a median salary of $160,000. To take that into perspective, tuition for one year at Columbia comes in at $51,000. In 2011, Columbia was ranked third in the “Best Career Prospects” list and did not rank in the top ten in 2010. Now, the school hits that list at number one.

“It’s a great showing that Columbia has focused on this very practical outcome for their students,” Rob Franek said, according to The New York Post. Franek is the senior Vice President and publisher for the Princeton Review. “[Students] are there because they’re making sure they get a job in their field when they graduate.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Landing on the list in the number five spot was New York University’s School of Law in Greenwich Village. The school was able to help its graduates acquire a job within nine months of graduation at a rate of 96 percent. The graduates from the law school earn a median salary of $145,000. Just two years ago the school hit the list at number three.

Tuition to attend the law school at NYU comes in at $49,000 per year. The tuition was listed as seventh most liberal in the country and the school was named 10th best quality of life in the country.

The CUNY School of Law, located in Queens, made the “Best Professors” list at number 10 in the Princeton Review. The school lost to Duke University School of Law, with their professors being named the best in the country. Students who attend Baylor Law School were named the most competitive in the country.

The most liberal students in the country come from Northeastern’s School of Law in Boston and the country’s most conservative students can be found at Ave Maria in Michigan.

All of these rankings can be found in the 2013 editions of “Best 168 Law Schools” and “Best 296 Business Schools” from the Princeton Review.

Taking a quick look at the business schools, Stanford University came in at number one for finding its graduates jobs. Their percentage rate was 92 percent and it comes within three months of its students graduating. The median salary for Stanford business graduates is $127,000.

Graduates from Columbia Law Rank 1st in the Country for Jobs by

Tagged: , , ,

Posted by on October 18, 2012. Filed under Law School News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
LEGAL - Administration Manager
USA-AZ-Scottsdale
Accountability Matters. It’s not a slogan. It’s a philosophy. Live it. Join our team! We are a Law Firm of passionate, talented, and experienced attorneys and staff.  We ...


Apply now

Related Posts: