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University at Buffalo--SUNY Law School

University at Buffalo--SUNY Law SchoolUniversity at Buffalo--SUNY Law School is located in the state of New York. As one of the leading law programs, University at Buffalo--SUNY Law School has a high average LSAT score of 153-159 when recruiting new students. As a return, the median starting salary for law graduates reaches $75,000 per year. See the following table for detailed admissions information and career profiles of University at Buffalo--SUNY Law School.

University at Buffalo is abbreviated for UB: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/ub_university-at-buffalo.html

Admissions: University at Buffalo--SUNY

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics  
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 2,104
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 678
Overall acceptance rate 32.2%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 208
Number of full-time program applicants 2,104
Number of full-time program acceptances 678
Full-time acceptance rate 32.2%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 208
Number of part-time program applicants N/A
Number of part-time program acceptances N/A
Part-time acceptance rate N/A
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled N/A
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores  
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.19-3.73
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 153-159
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.19-3.73
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 153-159
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: University at Buffalo--SUNY

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 81.2%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%
Class of 2008 Graduates  
Total graduates 233
Graduates employed at graduation 75.6%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 91.2%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time  
25th percentile private sector starting salary $55,000
Median private sector starting salary $75,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $160,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 46%
Median public service starting salary $55,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)  
Percent employed in academia 4.1%
Percent employed in business and industry 11.1%
Percent employed in government 10.6%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 4.5%
Percent employed in law firms 61.1%
Percent employed in public interest 7.1%
Percent employed in an unknown field 1.5%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 0.5%
2008 Graduates Employment Location  
Graduates employed in-state 82%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 0.5%
Number of states where graduates are employed 20
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 2.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 83.3%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 1.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.5%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 4.5%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 1.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 2.5%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 0.5%
Employment location unknown 4.0%
Career Services  
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations Extensive individual counseling; on-campus, NYC and Washington recruiting programs; over 1,200 national and international jobs posted annually; national career network alumni program; summer public interest fellowships; first-rate career panels and training sessions (interviewing, networking, resume, etc.); judicial clerkship program; outstanding career library and on-line resources.
Job Type  
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 80.1%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 10.1%
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) 3.5%
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) 0.5%

 

 

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