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UNH Law Ranks Among the Top 3 Schools in New England for Job Placement

Class of 2013 Employment Results Place UNH Law at #29 in the Country for Bar-Required Jobs

In the national law school employment statistics recently released by the American Bar Association, UNH Law ranks 3rd in New England and 29th in the country in placing its graduates in full-time, long-term positions requiring bar admission.

Of the 15 ABA-accredited law schools in New England, only Harvard and Yale had higher placement rates:

1. Harvard Law School (#7)
2. Yale Law School (#15)
3. University of New Hampshire School of Law (#29)
4. Boston College Law School (#47)
5. Boston University School of Law (#60)
6. Vermont Law School (#98)
7. Northeastern University School of Law (#146)
8. University of Connecticut School of Law (#157)
9. Roger Williams University School of Law (#160)
10. University of Maine School of Law (#163)
11. New England Law | Boston (#171)
12. Suffolk University Law School (#173)
13. Quinnipiac University School of Law (#176)
14. Western New England University College of Law (#180)
15. University of Massachusetts School of Law-Dartmouth (#198)

This list compares full-time, long-term, bar admission-required employment, excluding school-funded positions and solo practitioners. For the full ranking of schools, click here to visit the Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers law jobs site.

The top three states where UNH Law’s class of 2013 are employed are New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia.

As a pioneer in practice-ready legal education, UNH Law has always been entrepreneurial, practical, and focused on providing students with the skills they need to succeed in the legal marketplace. UNH Law’s Daniel Webster Scholar Honors program is the only alternative bar licensing program in the country, providing students with two years of intense clinical settings and simulations that prepare them to be ready for clients immediately.

Through the Legal Residency program and a wide range of clinics, UNH Law students gain extensive experience before they hit the job market. And an extensive, close-knit alumni network in 49 states and more than 80 nations can open many doors for UNH Law graduates.