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Minnesota Law By The Numbers

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Bar Passage
(MN Fall 2022 First-Time Takers)
Top Markets for 2021 Grads
California | Colorado | Illinois | Minnesota | New York | Washington D.C. | Wisconsin
Employment Rate
(2021 Grads; FT/ LT JD Required/ JD Advantage/ Grad)
46% of the class of 2021 worked at law firms after graduation. 25% worked at judicial clerkships, 11% public interest, 10% Business and Industry, 6% Government. Employment statistics 10 months after graduation as reported to the ABA. Percentages rounded up or down to create whole numbers.
Student Organizations
Law students held summer positions across the U.S. in 2022
Professional Affinity Organizations
in the Twin Cities
Class of 2025 Stats: 2177 applied, 222 enrolled, 48% women, 50% men, 2% nonbinary, 14% first generation, 24% students of color, 28% LGBTQ+, 72% from outside of Minnesota, average age 25