Employment by Geographic Location

On average, nearly 25 percent of Texas Law graduates have secured postgraduate employment outside of Texas. In the past five years, our graduates have chosen employment in 41 states, as well as the District of Columbia, with the most prevalent out-of-state opportunities in California, New York, and Washington, D.C. In addition, our graduates have landed jobs overseas in Argentina, China, Hong Kong, Japan, the Netherlands, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Geographic Location of Employed Graduates
Geographic Location of Employed GraduatesClass of 2021Class of 2020Class of 2019
New England | CT, MA, RI>1%1%1%
Mid-Atlantic | NY, NJ, PA6%8%6%
East North Central |  IL, IN, MI, OH, WI2%2%1%
West North Central | IA, MN, MO1%0%0%
South Atlantic | DE, D.C., FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA5%6%6%
East South Central | AL, KY, MS, TN1%2%0%
West South Central | AR, LA, OK, TX77%70%77%
Mountain | AZ, CO, ID, NV, NM, UT3%3%3%
Pacific | AK, CA, OR, WA6%6%5%
Largest Graduate Employment by Location
Top Employment LocationsClass of 2021Class of 2020Class of 2019
New York6%7%4%
Washington, D.C.2%4%4%