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Law Schools in Alabama

There are 15 schools in the state of Alabama offering law programs. 647 students graduated from programs at Alabama law schools in 2010. 410 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 207 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

945 students graduate from law programs in Alabama, on average, per year. Specifically, 13 students graduated with certificates in law, 207 with a degree at the associate's level, 11 with a bachelor's level degree, six with a degree at the master's level, and 410 with a doctorate level degree.

15 law schools are located in Alabama. Of these, while nine schools are public, six schools are private. While tuition at a private law school varies from $12,300 to $21,942, tuition at a public law school is $7,900.

Average tuition for law programs is $13,698. The highest tuition for law programs, which is $21,942 each year, is at Stamford University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,900 per year, is at the University of Alabama.

Alabama law schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Law Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

945 students graduate from law programs in Alabama, on average, per year. Specifically, 13 students graduated with certificates in law, 207 with a degree at the associate's level, 11 with a bachelor's level degree, six with a degree at the master's level, and 410 with a doctorate level degree.

Law Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 15
  • Certificate 2007: 15
  • Certificate 2008: 36
  • Certificate 2009: 21
  • Certificate 2010: 13
  • Associate 2006: 206
  • Associate 2007: 181
  • Associate 2008: 354
  • Associate 2009: 176
  • Associate 2010: 207
  • Bachelor 2006: 9
  • Bachelor 2007: 23
  • Bachelor 2008: 22
  • Bachelor 2009: 20
  • Bachelor 2010: 11
  • Master 2006: 31
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 78
  • Master 2009: 6
  • Master 2010: 6
  • Doctorate 2006: 408
  • Doctorate 2007: 381
  • Doctorate 2008: 754
  • Doctorate 2009: 406
  • Doctorate 2010: 410

Law Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 29 law programs. Of these programs, 51.7% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Law Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 3

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17780
  • 25th Percentile: 26890
  • Median: 35320
  • 75th Percentile: 46710
  • 90th Percentile: 55090

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49640
  • 25th Percentile: 70190
  • Median: 103000
  • 75th Percentile: 149550
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28050
  • 25th Percentile: 33730
  • Median: 41880
  • 75th Percentile: 52030
  • 90th Percentile: 62320

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29250
  • 25th Percentile: 35030
  • Median: 44640
  • 75th Percentile: 78680
  • 90th Percentile: 133490

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Salary by Percentile

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50370
  • 25th Percentile: 68520
  • Median: 118620
  • 75th Percentile: 161510
  • 90th Percentile: 164050

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32980
  • 25th Percentile: 38380
  • Median: 50420
  • 75th Percentile: 74190
  • 90th Percentile: 109100

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25690
  • 25th Percentile: 30340
  • Median: 37350
  • 75th Percentile: 48000
  • 90th Percentile: 57410

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27340
  • 25th Percentile: 35100
  • Median: 45110
  • 75th Percentile: 53780
  • 90th Percentile: 60960

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24660
  • 25th Percentile: 27160
  • Median: 30490
  • 75th Percentile: 38360
  • 90th Percentile: 45240

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20740
  • 25th Percentile: 24240
  • Median: 28020
  • 75th Percentile: 33110
  • 90th Percentile: 38210

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21430
  • 25th Percentile: 25860
  • Median: 35070
  • 75th Percentile: 43180
  • 90th Percentile: 50060

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28370
  • 25th Percentile: 33970
  • Median: 41380
  • 75th Percentile: 51550
  • 90th Percentile: 55840

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30330
  • Median Salary 2007: 31320
  • Median Salary 2008: 32130
  • Median Salary 2009: 33070
  • Median Salary 2010: 35320
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 91750
  • Median Salary 2007: 92840
  • Median Salary 2008: 98190
  • Median Salary 2009: 98780
  • Median Salary 2010: 103000
  • Total Employed 2006: 5780
  • Total Employed 2007: 5630
  • Total Employed 2008: 5460
  • Total Employed 2009: 5240
  • Total Employed 2010: 5150

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37170
  • Median Salary 2007: 39110
  • Median Salary 2008: 39720
  • Median Salary 2009: 42490
  • Median Salary 2010: 41880
  • Total Employed 2006: 720
  • Total Employed 2007: 850
  • Total Employed 2008: 880
  • Total Employed 2009: 900
  • Total Employed 2010: 840

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54650
  • Median Salary 2007: 45120
  • Median Salary 2008: 46760
  • Median Salary 2009: 43000
  • Median Salary 2010: 44640
  • Total Employed 2006: 550
  • Total Employed 2007: 520
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 540
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Employment Trend

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 119320
  • Median Salary 2007: 126220
  • Median Salary 2008: 131930
  • Median Salary 2009: 125350
  • Median Salary 2010: 118620
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40710
  • Median Salary 2007: 42230
  • Median Salary 2008: 44090
  • Median Salary 2009: 49860
  • Median Salary 2010: 50420
  • Total Employed 2006: 1270
  • Total Employed 2007: 1220
  • Total Employed 2008: 1310
  • Total Employed 2009: 1140
  • Total Employed 2010: 1120

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32870
  • Median Salary 2007: 34530
  • Median Salary 2008: 35670
  • Median Salary 2009: 37900
  • Median Salary 2010: 37350
  • Total Employed 2006: 9610
  • Total Employed 2007: 9850
  • Total Employed 2008: 10010
  • Total Employed 2009: 10810
  • Total Employed 2010: 11330

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41070
  • Median Salary 2007: 40290
  • Median Salary 2008: 41390
  • Median Salary 2009: 43650
  • Median Salary 2010: 45110
  • Total Employed 2006: 2480
  • Total Employed 2007: 2630
  • Total Employed 2008: 2350
  • Total Employed 2009: 2320
  • Total Employed 2010: 2360

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29020
  • Median Salary 2007: 31430
  • Median Salary 2008: 32720
  • Median Salary 2009: 32810
  • Median Salary 2010: 30490
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26020
  • Median Salary 2007: 26840
  • Median Salary 2008: 27600
  • Median Salary 2009: 28420
  • Median Salary 2010: 28020
  • Total Employed 2006: 1200
  • Total Employed 2007: 1310
  • Total Employed 2008: 1610
  • Total Employed 2009: 1830
  • Total Employed 2010: 2160

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29140
  • Median Salary 2007: 31840
  • Median Salary 2008: 33400
  • Median Salary 2009: 35550
  • Median Salary 2010: 35070
  • Total Employed 2006: 4020
  • Total Employed 2007: 4260
  • Total Employed 2008: 4150
  • Total Employed 2009: 3760
  • Total Employed 2010: 3410

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41880
  • Median Salary 2007: 44200
  • Median Salary 2008: 44650
  • Median Salary 2009: 47020
  • Median Salary 2010: 41380
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Alabama vs National Law Employment

Alabama vs National Law Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.293% (27550)

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1. Bevill State Community College

1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-0511

Bevill State Community College offers two law programs. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in law and one associate's level degree in law. This college is in Jasper, AL. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, this mid-sized college is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering law.

2. ITT Technical Institute - Mobile

3100 Cottage Hill Rd Bldg 3
Mobile, AL 36606
(251) 472-4760

ITT Technical Institute-Mobile is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. ITT is one of several campuses. Students are offered seven associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level by it. 475 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at ITT in 2010. This technical college offers subjects such as computer programming and technology. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this technical college. ITT is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

3. ITT Technical Institute - Madison

9238 Madison Blvd- Ste 500
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 542-2900

ITT Technical Institute-Madison is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is very close to Madison, Alabama, is located in a rural area. ITT Tech is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as construction management, visual communications, and management. It offers seven associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 454 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This school is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

4. James H Faulkner State Community College

1900 US Hwy 31 S
Bay Minette, AL 36507-2698
(251) 580-2100

James H Faulkner State Community College offers two law programs. Students are offered two associate's level law degrees by it. This college is in Bay Minette, AL. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering law.

5. Enterprise State Community College

600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36330-1300
(334) 347-2623

Enterprise State Community College offers two law programs. Specifically, it offers one law certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in law. 2,919 students pursue degrees in 27 Enterprise State Community College programs, overall. This community college is the third biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering law in terms of programs.

6. South University - Montgomery

5355 Vaughn Road
Montgomery, AL 36116-1120
(334) 395-8800

South University-Montgomery is near the center of the city. SU offers two programs in law. Of those, this very small school offers one associate's level law degree to students and one law degree at the bachelor's level. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering law in terms of programs.

7. Virginia College - Mobile

3725 Airport Blvd- Suite 165
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 378-3052

Virginia College-Mobile is 4.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two law programs. Of those, it offers one law certificate to students and one associate's level law degree. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

8. ITT Technical Institute - Bessemer

6270 Park South Drive
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 497-5700

ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT is located in Bessemer, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers students nine degrees at the associates level and eight degrees at the bachelors level. 1,020 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at ITT in 2010. ITT Tech offers subjects including business management and animation. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This specialized school is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

9. Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-8522
(205) 391-2211

Shelton State Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL and it offers one program in law. This college is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This community college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering law in terms of programs.

10. Prince Institute of Professional Studies Inc

7735 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36117
(334) 271-1670x203

Prince Institute of Professional Studies Inc, which is 8.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Montgomery, AL. It offers two law programs. Specifically, students are offered one law certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in law. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in law.

11. Community College of the Air Force

100 S Turner Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36114-0011
(334) 649-5000

Community College of the Air Force, which is near the center of the city, is in Montgomery, AL and it offers one law program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering law.

12. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University offers three programs in law. Out of those, it offers students one law certificate, one degree at the master's level in law, and one doctorate level law degree. Samford is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering law.

13. John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500

John C Calhoun State Community College offers one program in law and this college is in Tanner, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 12,134 students pursue degrees in 63 John C Calhoun State Community College programs.

14. Gadsden State Community College

1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 549-8200

Gadsden State Community College offers three law programs. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in law and two degrees at the associate's level in law. It is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in law.

15. George C Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville is located in Hanceville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in law. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. In terms of enrollment, it ranks sixth in the state of Alabama.

16. Virginia College - Huntsville

2800 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville, AL 35805-9945
(256) 533-7387

Virginia College-Huntsville is near the heart of downtown and it offers one law program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

17. Faulkner University

5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36109-3378
(334) 272-5820

Faulkner University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Montgomery, AL. It offers three law programs. More specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in law by it, one law degree at the bachelor's level, and one law degree at the doctorate level. It is a 4-year institution.

18. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tuscaloosa, AL. UA offers two programs in law. More specifically, UA offers one master's level law degree to students and one degree at the doctorate level in law. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in law.