Best Colleges with Legal Professions and Studies Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Legal Professions and Studies, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Legal Professions and Studies is a popular major and can be found at many different colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Legal Professions and Studies degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Legal Professions and Studies degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Legal Professions and Studies.

The Best Legal Professions and Studies Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 1 Legal Professions And Studies Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 192 students graduated in the study area of Legal Professions And Studies with students earning 192 Certificates degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
2 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 2 Legal Professions And Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city.

Based on 20 Reviews
3 Fordham University Bronx, NY

Fordham University offers 3 Legal Professions And Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 125 students graduated in the study area of Legal Professions And Studies with students earning 123 Master's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
4 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 2 Legal Professions And Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 27 students graduated in the study area of Legal Professions And Studies with students earning 27 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
5 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 2 Legal Professions And Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Legal Professions And Studies with students earning 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
6 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 3 Legal Professions And Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 16 students graduated in the study area of Legal Professions And Studies with students earning 14 Master's degrees, 1 Doctoral degree, and 1 Certificates degree.

Based on 60 Reviews
7 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA

College of William and Mary offers 1 Legal Professions And Studies Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 33 students graduated in the study area of Legal Professions And Studies with students earning 33 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
8 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College offers 1 Legal Professions And Studies Degree program. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Legal Professions And Studies with students earning 17 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
9 Northeastern University Boston, MA

Northeastern University offers 3 Legal Professions And Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Legal Professions And Studies with students earning 8 Doctoral degrees, and 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
10 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 2 Legal Professions And Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Legal Professions And Studies with students earning 9 Certificates degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews

List of Legal Professions and Studies Schools in the U.S.

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  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
Fordham University Fordham University Bronx, NY
5/5
16 : 1 15,286
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
College of William and Mary College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA
4/5
12 : 1 8,484
Boston College Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
5/5
15 : 1 14,354
Northeastern University Northeastern University Boston, MA
5/5
15 : 1 19,940
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
7 : 1 28,649
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 16,437
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
University Logo Oberlin College Oberlin, OH
5/5
9 : 1 2,929
American University American University Washington, DC
5/5
14 : 1 13,198
University of Connecticut University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
3/5
15 : 1 27,043
Ramapo College of New Jersey Ramapo College of New Jersey Mahwah, NJ
3/5
21 : 1 6,026
University Logo Yeshiva University New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 6,194
Syracuse University Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
5/5
18 : 1 21,789
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
University of San Diego University of San Diego San Diego, CA
5/5
15 : 1 8,251
University of Tulsa University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK
5/5
13 : 1 4,671
Stevenson University Stevenson University Stevenson, MD
5/5
17 : 1 4,185
Drexel University Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
14 : 1 25,595
Quinnipiac University Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT
5/5
17 : 1 9,654

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Getting a Legal Professions and Studies Degree Online

Schools offering online Legal Professions and Studies degrees

Online Legal Professions and Studies degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 128 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Legal Professions and Studies degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Vermont Law School 0 0 0 128 0
The John Marshall Law School 0 0 0 75 0
Stevenson University 0 0 0 59 0
Temple University 0 0 39 0 0
California University of Pennsylvania 0 0 0 36 0
How many schools offer online Legal Professions and Studies degrees?
  • 2 Certificates
  • 2 Associate's
  • 5 Bachelor's
  • 9 Master's

What degrees do people get in Legal Professions and Studies?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 10 Colleges 61 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 38 Colleges 398 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 27 Colleges 425 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 11 Colleges 90 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 43 Colleges 885 Graduates

Legal Professions and Studies Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Legal Professions and Studies degree, there are many options for a traditional degree as well as higher education possibilities. Earning a degree in Legal Professions and Studies may take more time than just your traditional degree as it is common to get advanced degrees alongside the traditional. The standard Legal Professions and Studies degree earned was a master's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Legal Professions and Studies degree that people acquire is a certificate. While a master's degree has more popularity, it isn't uncommon for a certificate as well. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. Finding the right Legal Professions and Studies degree for you not only requires the flexibility of your time and schedule but also a look into the schools the offer the degree as well as what options are available to you once you earn your degree.

Average cost of college for a Legal Professions and Studies degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$4,061 Public In-State
$10,170 Private In-State
$7,242 Public Out-of-State
$10,170 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$10,199 Public In-State
$31,685 Private In-State
$23,575 Public Out-of-State
$31,685 Private Out-of-State
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