Employment by Geographic Location

On average, nearly 25 percent of Texas Law graduates have secured full-time, long-term postgraduate employment outside of Texas. In the past five years, our graduates have chosen employment in 46 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, they have landed jobs overseas in China, England, Hong Kong SAR China, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Geographic Location of Employed Graduates
Geographic Location of Employed GraduatesClass of 2020Class of 2019Class of 2018
New England - CT, MA, RI0.69%1.49%0.00%
Mid-Atlantic - NY, NJ, PA7.99%5.58%9.23%
East North Central -  IL, IN, MI, OH, WI2.08%0.74%0.77%
West North Central - IA, MN, MO0.00%0.00%0.00%
South Atlantic - DE, D.C., FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA5.90%5.20%5.00%
East South Central - AL, KY, MS, TN2.08%0.00%0.00%
West South Central - AR, LA, OK, TX70.14%78.81%76.92%
Mountain - AZ, CO, ID, NV, NM, UT2.78%2.97%1.92%
Pacific - AK, CA, OR, WA6.25%4.09%5.38%
International2.08%1.12%0.77%
Largest Graduate Employment by Location
Top Employment LocationsClass of 2020Class of 2019Class of 2018
Texas68.06%77.32%77.25%
California4.51%3.35%5.09%
New York7.64%3.72%9.02%
Washington, D.C.3.82%3.72%2.35%