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Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of LawNorthern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law is located in the state of Kentucky. As one of the leading law programs, Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law has a high average LSAT score of 152-157 when recruiting new students. As a return, the median starting salary for law graduates reaches $55,000 per year. See the following table for detailed admissions information and career profiles of Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law.

Northern Kentucky University is abbreviated for NKU: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/nku_northern-kentucky-university.html

Admissions: Northern Kentucky University (Chase)

Fall 2019 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 1,225
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 526
Overall acceptance rate 42.9%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 194
Number of full-time program applicants 1,029
Number of full-time program acceptances 439
Full-time acceptance rate 42.7%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 135
Number of part-time program applicants 196
Number of part-time program acceptances 87
Part-time acceptance rate 44.4%
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 59
Fall 2019 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.19-3.56
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.16-3.64
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 152-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 3.07-3.41
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students 150-154

Careers: Northern Kentucky University (Chase)

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2018 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar OH
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 85.5%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 87.8%
Class of 2018 Graduates
Total graduates 154
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 92.5%
Starting Salaries of 2018 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $40,000
Median private sector starting salary $55,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $80,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 73%
Median public service starting salary $40,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2018)
Percent employed in academia 0.7%
Percent employed in business and industry 20.9%
Percent employed in government 10.4%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 8.2%
Percent employed in law firms 52.2%
Percent employed in public interest 6.7%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.7%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge N/A
2018 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 44%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 0%
Number of states where graduates are employed 9
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 1.5%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 51.5%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 0.7%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 44.8%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 0.7%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 0.7%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 0.0%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations Students are assisted in planning & developing employment seeking skills. The Director & Coordinator are attorneys with law firm and corporate experience. The office announces job opportunities & schedules on-campus interviews & workshops to prepare students for the job market. The Lunch/Dinner with a Lawyer series enables students to network with alumni & learn about legal specialties & options.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 68.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 20.0%
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) 11.0%
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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