University of Idaho College of Law

Admissions: University of Idaho

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 743
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 355
Overall acceptance rate 47.8%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 114
Number of full-time program applicants 743
Number of full-time program acceptances 355
Full-time acceptance rate 47.8%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 114
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 2.85-3.58
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 152-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 2.85-3.58
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 152-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: University of Idaho

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar ID
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 81.1%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 79.7%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 102
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 87.8%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $42,500
Median private sector starting salary $52,500
75th percentile private sector starting salary $60,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 50%
Median public service starting salary $45,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)
Percent employed in academia 2.4%
Percent employed in business and industry 6.0%
Percent employed in government 21.4%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 23.8%
Percent employed in law firms 36.9%
Percent employed in public interest 8.3%
Percent employed in an unknown field 1.2%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 0.0%
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 64%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 0%
Number of states where graduates are employed 13
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 1.2%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 1.2%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 8.3%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 1.2%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 9.5%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 78.6%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations A licensed attorney manages the office helping students match educational & experiential backgrounds with employer needs. We maintain relationships with employers and understand the nature of practices and qualifications & skills sought. We invite employers to sponsor programs on issues related to employment & professionalism and provide networking opportunities as well as interview sessions.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 71.7%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 7.1%
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) 2.0%