Law School Grads With The Worst Chances Of Getting A Job
A San Diego law school with a lot of indebted students has topped a National Law Journal ranking of law schools with the highest percentage of jobless graduates. More than 31 percent of Thomas Jefferson School of Law's graduates had not gotten any job at all nine months out of school, according to NLJ, which cited American Bar Association data.
Unemployment could be particularly painful for Thomas Jefferson Law grads. Its graduates have an average debt load of $168,800 -- more than any other law school, according to U.S. News & World Report.Other California law schools also had relatively high number of new graduates who hadn't secured any work nine months out of school, according to NLJ.
University of San Francisco School of Law came in second at 30 percent, followed by University of La Verne College of Law at 29.8 percent and Western State University College of Law at 27.7 percent. legal industry.
In March, the ABA Journal reported that just half of all law school graduates had the kind of permanent, full-time legal jobs that most people probably went to law school to get.
More from Business Insider
This Midwestern State Is Actually Paying Lawyers To Move There
Toobin: Obama Has Already Picked The Next Supreme Court Justice
Ex-Warden: Texas Prison Gangs Are Colluding With Guards
Don't Miss: Companies Hiring Now
More From AOL Jobs
- How Social Media Can Kill Your Chances Of Finding That Job [Infographic]
- 4 Skills That Every Job Hunter Needs, Especially Now
- How To Get The Most Out Of References In A Social Media World
Looking for a job? Click here to get started.