USD Law Employment Data 2018

Employment Data for the Class of 2018 provided in ABA standard format.

Notable Employers for the Class of 2018. 

More detailed employment statistics for the Class of 2018 based on information reported by the Office of Career and Professional Development to the National Association of Law Placement (NALP) will be posted when available later this summer.

Summary of Employment Data - University of San Diego School of Law Class of 2018

This Data Summary covers graduates of the Class of 2018 who were employed as of the American Bar Association’s March 15, 2019 employment reporting deadline and does not reflect the employment of Class of 2018 graduates who secured positions after that date.


# of Grads

% of Grads

Total Class Size: 



Total Employed or Continuing Studies Full Time as of 3/15/19



  • 84% were employed* overall
  • 72% were employed in full-time, long-term jobs that required bar passage or preferred a candidate with a Juris Doctor degree
  • 7 graduates were pursuing a graduate degree
  • 1 graduate had accepted an employment offer, but did not begin work until after March 15, 2019


This summary was compiled with data submitted in accordance with the Class of 2018 annual surveys of the American Bar Association (“ABA”). It covers those who graduated between September 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018.

 *Under the ABA’s Employment Questionnaire definitions, “employed” means receiving remuneration for work as of March 15, 2019