University of Oklahoma College of Law

Admissions: University of Oklahoma

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 1,151
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 355
Overall acceptance rate 30.8%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 199
Number of full-time program applicants 1,151
Number of full-time program acceptances 355
Full-time acceptance rate 30.8%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 199
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 3.29-3.72
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 155-161
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.29-3.72
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 155-161
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 Oklahoma

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar OK
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 96.3%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 92.8%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 167
Graduates employed at graduation 60.6%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 95.6%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $45,500
Median private sector starting salary $52,250
75th percentile private sector starting salary $80,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 89%
Median public service starting salary $45,040
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)
Percent employed in academia 3.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 15.0%
Percent employed in government 20.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 3.0%
Percent employed in law firms 57.0%
Percent employed in public interest 2.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 3.0%
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 76%
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) 0.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 1.3%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 1.4%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 2.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 1.4%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 88.5%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 2.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 3.4%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations The Office of Professional & Career Development is dedicated to the success of Oklahoma law graduates after their formal education. By providing counseling, programming, events, and employer services, the OPCD demonstrates daily its commitment to the success and vitality of the College of Law. The staff enables students to develop the skills required to become extraordinary lawyers.
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) 10.0%
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) 6.0%
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%