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Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School

Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolBrigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School is located in the state of Utah. As one of the leading law programs, Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School has a high average LSAT score of 160-165 when recruiting new students. As a return, the median starting salary for law graduates reaches $120,000 per year. See the following table for detailed admissions information and career profiles of Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School.

Admissions: Brigham Young University (Clark)

Fall 2019 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 733
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 218
Overall acceptance rate 29.7%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 147
Number of full-time program applicants 733
Number of full-time program acceptances 218
Full-time acceptance rate 29.7%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 147
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 2019 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.52-3.85
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 160-165
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.52-3.85
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 160-165
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: Brigham Young University (Clark)

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2018 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar UT
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 92.4%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 87.1%
Class of 2018 Graduates
Total graduates 156
Graduates employed at graduation 86.5%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.0%
Starting Salaries of 2018 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $90,000
Median private sector starting salary $120,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $160,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 56%
Median public service starting salary $50,250
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2018)
Percent employed in academia 1.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 13.0%
Percent employed in government 13.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 16.0%
Percent employed in law firms 56.0%
Percent employed in public interest 0.5%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.5%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 4.6%
2018 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 40%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 3%
Number of states where graduates are employed 27
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.6%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 3.9%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 3.9%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 2.6%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 5.9%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 1.3%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 5.2%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 16.4%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 56.4%
Employment location unknown 1.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations The Career Services Office organizes on and off campus interviewing events and produces the Professional Development Handbook, the Job Hunt Book for second and third year students, the Judicial Clerkship Handbook, and the Public Service Handbook to assist students in finding clerkships and permanent employment. It also sponsors a web page with links to several regional and national databases.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 87.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 3.0%
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) 9.0%
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) 1.0%

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