University of Kentucky College of Law Employment Summary

Employment Summary and Comparison

For the 133 graduates from University of Kentucky College of Law, 127 were hired including 127 full-time and 0 part-time positions. Among them, 126 students employed as long-term contract and 1 students employed as short-term contract.
111 graduates got a job where bar passage required and 14 got J.D. advantage (or J.D. preferred) jobs where it does not require passage of the bar exam. 2 graduates got professional positions.
Compared to all law schools in U.S., University of Kentucky College of Law' rate of employed is much higher than the average rate of 90.60%.
Total Graduates% of EmployedTotal EmployedFull-timePart-time
University of Kentucky College of Law13395.49%1271270
All Law Schools35,52990.60%32,18831,1641,024
Public13,85291.04%12,61112,223388
Private21,67790.31%19,57718,941636
Employment Summary and Comparison for University of Kentucky College of Law Graduates Chart

Employment by General Category

The below table summarizes the employment statistics by general position categories and employed stats for 133 graduates. The category definition can be found at ABA's employment protocol
TotalPercentage (%) Full-timePart-time
Long-termShort-termLong-termShort-term
Total Graduates133
Bar Passage Required11183.46%111000
J.D. Advantage1410.53%14000
Professional Position21.50%1100
Other00.00%0000
Undeterminable00.00%0000
Enrolled in Graduate Studies10.75%
Start Date Deferred00.00%
Unemployed - Not Seeking21.50%
Unemployed - Seeking32.26%
Employment Status Unknown00.00%
Employment by Job Category for University of Kentucky College of Law Graduates Chart

Employment by Position Types

The below table summarizes the employment statistics by company and job position types for 133 graduates from University of Kentucky College of Law.
TotalPercentage (%) Full-timePart-time
Long-termShort-termLong-termShort-term
Total Employed127-1261 00
Law Firms6448.12%64000
Solo0- 0000
1-102217.32% 22000
11-25118.66% 11000
26-5097.09% 9000
51-10043.15% 4000
101-25086.30% 8000
251-50053.94% 5000
More than 50053.94% 5000
Unknown Size0- 0000
Business and Industry1814.17% 18000
Government97.09% 9000
Public Interest53.94% 5000
Clerkships - Federal1411.02% 14000
Clerkships - State, Local, and Territorial1612.60% 16000
Clerkships - Tribal0- 0000
Clerkships - International0- 0000
Education10.79% 0100
Employer Type Unknown0- 0000
Employment by Position for University of Kentucky College of Law Graduates Chart

Employed at Law schools/Universities Funded Position

The below table summarizes the graduated who employed law school or its parent university funded position by term and working status atUniversity of Kentucky College of Law.
TotalPercentage (%) Full-timePart-time
Long-termShort-termLong-termShort-term
Total Graduates127-1261 00
Total Employed by Law School or University0-0000
Bar Passage Required0- 0000
J.D. Advantage0- 0000
Professional Position0- 0000
Other0- 0000

Employed Location

The most graduates (83) are employed by law firms or companies in Kentucky, where the University of Kentucky College of Law located. The following table shows the top three state that graduates got employed with number of employed.
StateNumber Employed% of Employed
Largest EmploymentKentucky8365.35%
2nd Largest EmploymentTennessee75.51%
3rd Largest EmploymentCalifornia53.94%