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Law Schools in Urbandale, Iowa

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

Overview

On average, 347 students graduate from law programs in this city every year. This accounts for about 47% of students who Iowa schools graduate from law programs. Specifically, 15 students graduated with certificates in law, 55 with a degree at the associate's level, 31 with a bachelor's level degree, and 142 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Five law schools are in Urbandale. And of these, while one school is public, four schools are private. Private law school tuition varies from $13,167 to $26,960.

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

Urbandale schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and doctoral degrees in law. No undergraduate level students in law pursued degrees at the masters level in 2010, while 142 of all law students at the master's level pursued doctoral level degrees.

Law Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Urbandale, Iowa

On average, 347 students graduate from law programs in this city every year. This accounts for about 47% of students who Iowa schools graduate from law programs. Specifically, 15 students graduated with certificates in law, 55 with a degree at the associate's level, 31 with a bachelor's level degree, and 142 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Law Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Urbandale, 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 Urbandale, Iowa

Urbandale schools offer a total of eight law programs. Of these programs, close to 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 Urbandale, Iowa

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

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37110
  • 25th Percentile: 41630
  • Median: 48490
  • 75th Percentile: 55350
  • 90th Percentile: 62580

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 28100
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46050
  • 25th Percentile: 52270
  • Median: 65380
  • 75th Percentile: 91740
  • 90th Percentile: 112500

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61260
  • 25th Percentile: 82270
  • Median: 108330
  • 75th Percentile: 149970
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27450
  • 25th Percentile: 31040
  • Median: 39100
  • 75th Percentile: 40490
  • 90th Percentile: 44390

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26990
  • 25th Percentile: 33070
  • Median: 42460
  • 75th Percentile: 49960
  • 90th Percentile: 56290

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38720
  • 25th Percentile: 44340
  • Median: 53710
  • 75th Percentile: 60000
  • 90th Percentile: 64690

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46520
  • Median Salary 2007: 49060
  • Median Salary 2008: 47220
  • Median Salary 2009: 46860
  • Median Salary 2010: 48490
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25150
  • Median Salary 2007: 27060
  • Median Salary 2008: 26230
  • Median Salary 2009: 27120
  • Median Salary 2010: 28100
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 95
  • Total Employed 2010: 75

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55350
  • Median Salary 2007: 58630
  • Median Salary 2008: 63990
  • Median Salary 2009: 65970
  • Median Salary 2010: 65380
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 93050
  • Median Salary 2007: 95760
  • Median Salary 2008: 94690
  • Median Salary 2009: 104730
  • Median Salary 2010: 108330
  • Total Employed 2006: 1260
  • Total Employed 2007: 1270
  • Total Employed 2008: 1270
  • Total Employed 2009: 1390
  • Total Employed 2010: 1410

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32445
  • Median Salary 2007: 33860
  • Median Salary 2008: 33220
  • Median Salary 2009: 33640
  • Median Salary 2010: 39100
  • Total Employed 2006: 345
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32220
  • Median Salary 2007: 36290
  • Median Salary 2008: 36130
  • Median Salary 2009: 39430
  • Median Salary 2010: 42460
  • Total Employed 2006: 760
  • Total Employed 2007: 610
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 600
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48800
  • Median Salary 2007: 51240
  • Median Salary 2008: 53660
  • Median Salary 2009: 54360
  • Median Salary 2010: 53710
  • Total Employed 2006: 1100
  • Total Employed 2007: 890
  • Total Employed 2008: 900
  • Total Employed 2009: 970
  • Total Employed 2010: 1030

Urbandale vs Iowa Law Employment

Urbandale vs Iowa Law Employment

  • Employed in Urbandale: 26.673% (3905)

Law Schools in Urbandale, Iowa

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1. Kaplan University - Des Moines

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

Kaplan University-Des Moines, which is just 27.2 miles from Ames, is located within commuting distance of central Urbandale and it is one of several campuses. and it offers one law program. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in Urbandale, IA.