Loyola University New Orleans School of Law

Admissions: Loyola University New Orleans

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 1,827
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 928
Overall acceptance rate 50.8%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 323
Number of full-time program applicants 1,671
Number of full-time program acceptances 825
Full-time acceptance rate 49.4%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 254
Number of part-time program applicants 156
Number of part-time program acceptances 103
Part-time acceptance rate 66.0%
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 69
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.01-3.51
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 150-155
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.05-3.52
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 151-155
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 2.84-3.46
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students 149-155

Careers: Loyola University New Orleans

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar LA
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 67.4%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 65.5%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 246
Graduates employed at graduation 60.0%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 94.6%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary N/A
Median private sector starting salary $90,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary N/A
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information N/A
Median public service starting salary $61,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)
Percent employed in academia 1.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 11.0%
Percent employed in government 12.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 10.0%
Percent employed in law firms 62.0%
Percent employed in public interest 4.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field N/A
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge N/A
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 69%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 3%
Number of states where graduates are employed 19
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.3%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 1.7%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 1.3%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 1.3%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 6.8%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 2.7%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 79.5%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 1.7%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 1.7%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations Individual Counseling; On-Campus and Off-Campus Interviews; Job Postings; Mock Interviews; Job Bulletin; Exchange/Reciprocity with other schools; Workshops/Programs; Law Link Network; Faculty/Alumni Career Success Luncheon; Students-Mentoring-Students: Career Mentor Network; Law Practice Specialty Series; Job Fairs; OCS Ambassador Committee and SBA Career Services Liaison; Interactive Website
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 82.0%
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) 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) 0.0%