University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law

Admissions: University of the District of Columbia (Clarke)

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 1,641
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 366
Overall acceptance rate 22.3%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 123
Number of full-time program applicants 1,601
Number of full-time program acceptances 336
Full-time acceptance rate 21.0%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 96
Number of part-time program applicants 40
Number of part-time program acceptances 30
Part-time acceptance rate 75.0%
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 27
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.8-3.26
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 149-153
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 2.83-3.28
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 149-153
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 2.6-3.21
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students 149-154

Careers: University of the District of Columbia (Clarke)

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MD
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 92.3%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 85.4%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 68
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 79.6%
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 5.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 17.0%
Percent employed in government 19.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 11.0%
Percent employed in law firms 27.0%
Percent employed in public interest 19.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 2.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge N/A
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 55%
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) 7.1%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 2.4%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 83.3%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 2.4%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 2.4%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 0.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 2.4%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations N/A
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 53.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 30.0%
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) 2.0%

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