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University of Texas--Austin School of Law

University of Texas--Austin School of LawUniversity of Texas--Austin School of Law is located in the state of Texas. As one of the leading law programs, University of Texas--Austin School of Law has a high average LSAT score of 164-168 when recruiting new students. As a return, the median starting salary for law graduates reaches $160,000 per year. See the following table for detailed admissions information and career profiles of University of Texas--Austin School of Law.

University of Texas at Austin is abbreviated for UTXA: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/utxa_university-of-texas-at-austin.html

Admissions: University of Texas--Austin

Fall 2019 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 5,275
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 1,224
Overall acceptance rate 23.2%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 379
Number of full-time program applicants 5,275
Number of full-time program acceptances 1,224
Full-time acceptance rate 23.2%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 379
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 2019 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.54-3.87
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 164-168
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.54-3.87
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 164-168
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: University of Texas--Austin

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2018 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 88.9%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%
Class of 2018 Graduates
Total graduates 441
Graduates employed at graduation 96.7%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 98.1%
Starting Salaries of 2018 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $125,000
Median private sector starting salary $160,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $160,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 80%
Median public service starting salary $51,617
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2018)
Percent employed in academia 1.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 10.0%
Percent employed in government 10.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 13.0%
Percent employed in law firms 63.0%
Percent employed in public interest 3.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 9.0%
2018 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 67%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 1%
Number of states where graduates are employed 24
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.5%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 8.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 2.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 9.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.5%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 68.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 8.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 3.0%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations The Career Services Office (CSO) helps students with career and job search strategies. CSO coordinates on-campus interviewing for several hundred potential employers, hosts a Public Service Career Day, participates in 16 off-campus recruitment programs, and maintains an extensive job bank. Students can receive individual advice from six members of the CSO.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 88.0%
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) 3.0%
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) 0.0%

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