North Carolina Central University School of Law

Admissions: North Carolina Central University

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 2,089
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 415
Overall acceptance rate 19.9%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 204
Number of full-time program applicants 2,013
Number of full-time program acceptances 353
Full-time acceptance rate 17.5%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 169
Number of part-time program applicants 806
Number of part-time program acceptances 127
Part-time acceptance rate 15.8%
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 35
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.02-3.49
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 143-150
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 2.99-3.43
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 142-148
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 3.16-3.67
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students 148-155

Careers: North Carolina Central University

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NC
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.5%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 82.6%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 144
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 80.5%
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 1.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 6.0%
Percent employed in government 22.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 6.0%
Percent employed in law firms 53.0%
Percent employed in public interest 7.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 5.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 0.0%
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 68%
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) 3.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 0.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 87.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 1.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 0.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 2.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 2.0%
Employment location unknown 5.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations The Career Services Office offers career planning, workshops, and placement services to all students and alumni. There is an on campus interview program with employers from law firms, corporations, state and federal government agencies, public interest organizations, judges, district attorneys, public defenders, and military judge advocate general’s corps.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 96.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 2.0%
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) 2.0%
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%