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Commencement

Open Door Speaker Series: Brand Protection as a Coordinated IP Strategy
MAR
02
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bay View Room | Bristol Campus
New York City Info Session for Prospective Students
MAR
09
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Ainsworth Midtown, 45 E 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016
New York City Law Alumni Reception
MAR
09
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ainsworth Midtown
Accepted Students Day
MAR
25
10:00 am - 11:00 am
RWU Law Main Campus, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
School of Law Commencement
MAY
19
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI


 

Facts & Figures

Roger Williams University School of Law

Class of 2009 Employment Statistics
The National Association for Law Placement requires its members to report on the employment status of their recent graduates annually in February. The following report gives a brief synopsis of the employment of Roger Williams University School of Law’s Class of 2009.

Employment Status
The Office of Career Services obtained the employment status of 159 out of 186, or 85%, students from the Class of 2009. The average salary for the class of 2009 was $66,074. From the 159 graduates:

  • 130 (81.8%) were employed
  • 15   (9.4%) were enrolled in a full-time degree program
  • 12   (7.5%) were unemployed and seeking
  • 2     (1.3%) were unemployed and not seeking
Employer Type
Private Practice 62 (47.7%)
Judicial Clerkship 19 (14.6%)
Business 20 (15.4%)
Government 14 (10.8%)
Public Interest

9   (6.9%)

Academia 3   (2.3%)
Geographic Information %
New England 86 (67.7%)
Mid Atlantic 19 (15.0%)
East North Central 3   (2.4%)
South Atlantic 7   (5.5%)
East South Atlantic 1   (0.8%)
West South Atlantic 1   (0.8%)
Mountain 3   (2.4%)
Pacific 6   (4.7%)
Foreign 1   (0.8%)