Seton Hall Law is distinguished in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania metropolitan areas by the excellent outcomes for our students, reflected in both employment and bar passage rates.
The Class of 2018 results are strong: a 98% total employment rate, with 94.3% in positions in which passage of the bar exam and a J.D. is an advantage, and 88.6% employed in full-time long term positions where bar passage is required (the "Gold Standard" for legal employment. The two most common employment destinations for Class of 2018 graduates are judicial clerkships (52.2%) and private practice (26.6%). ⚊Data provided as of April 5, 2019
The Office of Career Services (OCS) counselors provide an array of tools and services, including individual counseling, resume review, interview skills training, workshops and numerous networking opportunities. OCS acts as a partner, helping students define and chart their paths as they seek guidance along the way to make the choices that will help them meet their professional goals. Their advice and access to employment networks reflect decades of experience in the nation's legal employment field.
Alumni considering a job change at any time in their careers are welcome to return and utilize the support of the Office of Career Services.
Seton Hall Law class of 2018’s overall bar passage rate for first-time applicants in July 2018 was 82.28%.