Employment by Geographic Location

On average, nearly 25 percent of Texas Law graduates have secured full-time, long-term postgraduate employment outside of Texas. 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 the past five years, Texas Law graduates have also landed jobs overseas in China, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam.

Geographic Location of Employed Graduates
Geographic Location of Employed GraduatesClass of 2019Class of 2018Class of 2017
New England - CT, MA, RI1.47%0.00%1.05%
Mid-Atlantic - NY, NJ, PA5.86%9.23%8.04%
East North Central -  IL, IN, MI, OH, WI0.73%0.77%0.35%
West North Central - IA, MN, MO0.00%0.00%1.75%
South Atlantic - DE, D.C., FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA5.49%5.00%6.99%
East South Central - AL, KY, MS, TN0.00%0.00%1.40%
West South Central - AR, LA, OK, TX78.39%76.92%72.03%
Mountain - AZ, CO, ID, NV, NM, UT2.93%1.92%3.15%
Pacific - AK, CA, OR, WA4.03%5.38%3.85%
Largest Graduate Employment by Location
Top Employment LocationsClass of 2019Class of 2018Class of 2017
New York3.80%9.02%7.88%
Washington, D.C.3.80%2.35%3.94%