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University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law

University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of LawUniversity of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law is located in Washington DC. As one of the leading law programs, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law has a high average LSAT score of 149-153 when recruiting new students. As a return, the median starting salary for law graduates reaches $72,000 per year. See the following table for detailed admissions information and career profiles of University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law.

University of the District of Columbia is abbreviated for UDC: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/udc_university-of-the-district-of-columbia.html

Admissions: University of the District of Columbia (Clarke)

Fall 2019 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 1,641
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 366
Overall acceptance rate 22.3%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 123
Number of full-time program applicants 1,601
Number of full-time program acceptances 336
Full-time acceptance rate 21.0%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 96
Number of part-time program applicants 40
Number of part-time program acceptances 30
Part-time acceptance rate 75.0%
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 27
Fall 2019 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.8-3.26
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 149-153
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 2.83-3.28
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 149-153
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 2.6-3.21
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students 149-154

Careers: University of the District of Columbia (Clarke)

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2018 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MD
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 92.3%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 85.4%
Class of 2018 Graduates
Total graduates 68
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 79.6%
Starting Salaries of 2018 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary N/A
Median private sector starting salary N/A
75th percentile private sector starting salary N/A
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information N/A
Median public service starting salary N/A
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2018)
Percent employed in academia 5.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 17.0%
Percent employed in government 19.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 11.0%
Percent employed in law firms 27.0%
Percent employed in public interest 19.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 2.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge N/A
2018 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 55%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 0%
Number of states where graduates are employed 11
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 7.1%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 2.4%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 83.3%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 2.4%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 2.4%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 0.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 2.4%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations N/A
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 53.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 30.0%
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) 2.0%

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