Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law

Admissions: Faulkner University (Jones)

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 747
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 405
Overall acceptance rate 54.2%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 150
Number of full-time program applicants 747
Number of full-time program acceptances 405
Full-time acceptance rate 54.2%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 150
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 2.76-3.33
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 147-152
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 2.76-3.33
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 147-152
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: Faulkner University (Jones)

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar AL
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 93.1%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 79.0%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 60
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 94.9%
Starting Salaries of 2008 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 2008)
Percent employed in academia 2.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 7.0%
Percent employed in government 11.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 7.0%
Percent employed in law firms 69.0%
Percent employed in public interest 4.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge N/A
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 91%
Graduates employed in foreign countries N/A
Number of states where graduates are employed 2
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) N/A
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) N/A
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) N/A
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) N/A
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) N/A
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) N/A
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) N/A
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) N/A
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) N/A
Employment location unknown N/A
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations The Career Services Office (CSO) works for every student. The CSO provides students with skills, materials and resources needed to undertake successful job searches. It offers individual career counseling sessions, skills workshops and seminars, online job postings and facilitates an on-campus interviewing program.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 91.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) N/A
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) N/A