Arizona Law Facts & Figures

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General

Rankings

Careers

  • Arizona is a Uniform Bar Exam state, meaning when you take the bar here, you earn a portable score that can be transferred to seek admission in more than 20 other UBE jurisdictions, including New York, Washington, D.C., New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Washington.
  • 2 opportunities to take the bar exam as a 3L: February and July
  • 95 percent summer placement rate for 1Ls in 2016
  • 94.3 percent summer placement rate for 2Ls in 2016
  • 2.8 percent unemployment rate for JD Class of 2015 (those who were unemployed and seeking work 10 months after graduation)
  • 419 interviews scheduled by employers in fall 2015 interview programs in Tucson, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Denver, and Albuquerque
  • Career Development Office staffed exclusively by former practicing attorneys
  • See complete Arizona Law Class of 2015 employment data

University of Arizona

  • 42,236 students
  • 44 colleges and schools
  • #60 Top Public Schools, National Universities (#1 in Arizona) – U.S. News, 2017
  • #68 in the World, #42 in U.S. – Center for World University Rankings, 2015
  • #30 in research and development expenditures – National Science Foundation
  • Arizona’s only member of the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 3 Nobel Prize Winners
  • 22 members of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Only MD-granting medical school in Arizona 

Tucson

  • #4 Best Cities for Millennials – Money magazine, 2015
  • #1 City for Everyday Biking – People for Bikes, 2015
  • Nearly one million residents
  • 350 days of sunshine annually
  • 5 mountain ranges
  • 800 miles of bike paths
  • More than 215 arts organizations and more than 35 art galleries in downtown alone
  • The first U.S. city to be recognized as a World City of Gastronomy by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • More than 40 golf courses
  • Oldest continuously inhabited settlement in North America
  • 72 miles to Mexico

Updated April 2016