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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Entry Level Hiring - JD School Total and Over Time

Responding to a question posted on Facebook:

Source of JD by hiring school, total, by percent. This is drawn from the Entry Level Hiring Reports from 2011 to 2020.

JD School Total

Yale 17%, Harvard 15%, NYU 9%, Stanford 6%, Columbia 5%, Chicago 5%, Michigan 4%, Berkeley 4%, Georgetown 3%, Virginia 2%, Duke 2%, Northwestern 2%, Penn 1%, Cornell 1%, Hebrew University 1%, fewer than 1% of hires 22%.

The three schools with the most hires are, obviously, Yale, Harvard, and NYU. Looking more closely at those three schools over time:



As always, I am happy to work with anyone who would be interested in pursuing these or other questions further. Or people should of course feel free to use the data themselves (with the caveat that the numbers from the public spreadsheets may not match the numbers above, as some people have asked not to be posted on the spreadsheets but have given me permission to include them in the data).

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Posted by Sarah Lawsky on May 27, 2020 at 06:31 AM in Entry Level Hiring Report | Permalink


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