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Law Schools in Ames, Iowa

There are five schools close to Ames, IA offering law programs. 243 students graduated from programs at Ames law schools in 2010. 142 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 55 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

347 students graduate from law programs in Ames, on average, each year. This accounts for around 47% of law students who Iowa schools graduate. More specifically, 15 students graduated with law certificates, 55 with a degree at the associate's level, 31 with a bachelor's level degree, and 142 with a doctorate level degree.

Five law schools are located in Ames. And out of these, while one school is public, four schools are private. Tuition at a private law school varies from $13,167 to $26,960.

Average tuition for law programs is $22,536. While the lowest tuition in Ames is at the AIB College of Business, the highest tuition for law programs, which is $26,960 every year, is at Drake University.

Ames schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing law. While in 2010, no law students at the undergraduate level sought masters level degrees, 142 of all students at the master's level in law pursued doctoral level degrees.

Law Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Ames, Iowa

347 students graduate from law programs in Ames, on average, each year. This accounts for around 47% of law students who Iowa schools graduate. More specifically, 15 students graduated with law certificates, 55 with a degree at the associate's level, 31 with a bachelor's level degree, and 142 with a doctorate level degree.

Law Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Ames, Iowa

  • Certificate 2006: 69
  • Certificate 2007: 59
  • Certificate 2008: 10
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 15
  • Associate 2006: 37
  • Associate 2007: 49
  • Associate 2008: 136
  • Associate 2009: 56
  • Associate 2010: 55
  • Bachelor 2006: 34
  • Bachelor 2007: 22
  • Bachelor 2008: 48
  • Bachelor 2009: 26
  • Bachelor 2010: 31
  • Doctorate 2006: 158
  • Doctorate 2007: 156
  • Doctorate 2008: 258
  • Doctorate 2009: 135
  • Doctorate 2010: 142

Law Program Availability in Ames, Iowa

Schools in Ames offer a total of eight programs in law. Of these programs, around 37.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the doctoral level.

Law Program Availability in Ames, Iowa

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35730
  • 25th Percentile: 46820
  • Median: 79470
  • 75th Percentile: 114930
  • 90th Percentile: 154380

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 25165
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32700
  • 25th Percentile: 41130
  • Median: 47340
  • 75th Percentile: 56990
  • 90th Percentile: 63260

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23160
  • Median Salary 2007: 23535
  • Median Salary 2008: 24170
  • Median Salary 2009: 24910
  • Median Salary 2010: 25165
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 45
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 88940
  • Median Salary 2007: 76330
  • Median Salary 2008: 75380
  • Median Salary 2009: 73310
  • Median Salary 2010: 79470
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38970
  • Median Salary 2007: 40750
  • Median Salary 2008: 47050
  • Median Salary 2009: 46150
  • Median Salary 2010: 47340
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Ames vs Iowa Law Employment

Ames vs Iowa Law Employment

  • Employed in Ames: 1.434% (210)

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1. The AIB College of Business

2500 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321-1799
(515) 244-4221

2. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

3. Drake University

2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
(515) 271-2011

4. Grand View University

1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 263-2800

5. Kaplan University - Des Moines

4655 121st Street
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 727-2100