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Syracuse University College of Law

Syracuse University College of LawSyracuse University College of Law is located in the state of New York. As one of the leading law programs, Syracuse University College of Law has a high average LSAT score of 153-157 when recruiting new students. As a return, the median starting salary for law graduates reaches $80,000 per year. See the following table for detailed admissions information and career profiles of Syracuse University College of Law.

Syracuse University is abbreviated for SU: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/su_syracuse-university.html

Admissions: Syracuse University

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics  
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 2,518
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 960
Overall acceptance rate 38.1%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 225
Number of full-time program applicants 2,518
Number of full-time program acceptances 960
Full-time acceptance rate 38.1%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 225
Number of part-time program applicants 0
Number of part-time program acceptances 0
Part-time acceptance rate N/A
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 0
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores  
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.13-3.51
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 153-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.13-3.51
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 153-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: Syracuse University

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)  
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.1%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%
Class of 2008 Graduates  
Total graduates 224
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 95.4%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time  
25th percentile private sector starting salary $55,000
Median private sector starting salary $80,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $110,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 71%
Median public service starting salary $49,500
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)  
Percent employed in academia 1.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 24.0%
Percent employed in government 14.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 9.0%
Percent employed in law firms 46.0%
Percent employed in public interest 6.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 1.0%
2008 Graduates Employment Location  
Graduates employed in-state 40%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 1%
Number of states where graduates are employed 26
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 9.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 55.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 4.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 1.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 15.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 1.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 1.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 9.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 3.0%
Employment location unknown 1.0%
Career Services  
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations Services include: professional development seminars; individual counseling; mock interviews; assistance for 1L students with career exploration; programs regarding networking skills/professionalism; on and off campus interview programs; resume collection program; alumni networking and mentoring opportunities; assistance with strategic career planning. www.law.syr.edu/careerdevelopment/index.asp
Job Type  
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 85.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 8.0%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 5.0%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) 2.0%

 

 

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