Summer jobs

98% of the classes of 2015 and 2016 had substantive legal or law related jobs in the summer of 2014.


Colorado Law ranked 10th in the nation in 2013 for graduates employed in state court clerkships.

Class of 2013

Colorado Law ranked 24th in the nation for class of 2013 graduates employed in any JD required or JD advantage posit

Class of 2013

90% (159 students) of the Class of 2013 reported employment nine months after graduation (Feb. 15, 2014).

Class of 2013

15% of employed graduates accepted judicial clerkships. One was a federal court clerkship, 11 were state appellate court clerkships, and 12 were state trial court clerkships.

Class of 2013

78% (138/176) of 2013 graduates reported a full-time, year or more job that required bar passage or for which a JD was an advantage. (#38 nationally)

Class of 2013

70% (123/176) of graduates reported a full-time, long-term job for which bar passage was required. (#32 nationally)

Class of 2013

The private sector median salary was $72,000, the public sector median salary was $50,064, and the private practice (law firm) median salary was $76,000.

Class of 2016

Our Class of 2016's credentials exemplify the high caliber of our students with a median LSAT score of 162 and a median undergraduate GPA of 3.58.

Summer fellowships

In Summer 2014, 56 students received Summer Fellowship stipends at Colorado Law through its student groups and donor gifts, for public interest work with government agencies and non-profits in Colorado, nationally and internationally.  Stipend amounts ranged between $2,000 and $3,000.