Indiana University–Bloomington Maurer School of Law

Admissions: Indiana University–Bloomington (Maurer)

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 2,524
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 805
Overall acceptance rate 31.9%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 220
Number of full-time program applicants 2,524
Number of full-time program acceptances 805
Full-time acceptance rate 31.9%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 220
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 3.26-3.83
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 156-165
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.26-3.83
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 156-165
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: Indiana University–Bloomington (Maurer)

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar IN
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 95.3%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 212
Graduates employed at graduation 89.2%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 96.2%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $71,000
Median private sector starting salary $97,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $107,500
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 62%
Median public service starting salary $55,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)
Percent employed in academia 4.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 17.0%
Percent employed in government 17.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 11.0%
Percent employed in law firms 45.0%
Percent employed in public interest 6.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 6.0%
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 32%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 1%
Number of states where graduates are employed 31
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 3.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 2.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 50.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 2.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 19.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 6.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 2.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 10.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 3.0%
Employment location unknown 2.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations The School provides services from one-on-one counseling to workshops on all stages of the job search process. Recruiting options include On-Campus Interviews, video interviews, job fairs, and On-Location Recruiting. Selected other programs include Alumni Shadowing, Resume Roundtable-Speed Dating Style, the Judicial Clerkship Series, the Washington DC Spring Break Trip, and Lunch with a Lawyer.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 83.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 9.0%
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) 4.0%
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) 4.0%