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Law Schools in Kansas

There are 13 Kansas schools offering law programs. 409 students graduated from programs at Kansas law schools in 2010. 302 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 42 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 651 students graduate from law programs in this state per year. Specifically, 34 students graduated with certificates in law, 42 with an associate's level degree, 11 with a bachelor's level degree, 20 with a master's level degree, and 302 with a doctorate level degree.

13 law schools are in this state. And of these, four schools are private, while nine schools are public. While public law school tuition varies from $6,296 to $8,733, tuition at a private law school varies from $12,565 to $20,712.

Average tuition for programs in law is $11,696. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,296 each year, is at Washburn University, while the highest tuition for programs in law, which is $20,712 every year, is at Newman University.

Schools in Kansas offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in law.

Law Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 651 students graduate from law programs in this state per year. Specifically, 34 students graduated with certificates in law, 42 with an associate's level degree, 11 with a bachelor's level degree, 20 with a master's level degree, and 302 with a doctorate level degree.

Law Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 44
  • Certificate 2007: 44
  • Certificate 2008: 84
  • Certificate 2009: 38
  • Certificate 2010: 34
  • Associate 2006: 63
  • Associate 2007: 65
  • Associate 2008: 102
  • Associate 2009: 49
  • Associate 2010: 42
  • Bachelor 2006: 7
  • Bachelor 2007: 7
  • Bachelor 2008: 28
  • Bachelor 2009: 11
  • Bachelor 2010: 11
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 1
  • Master 2008: 28
  • Master 2009: 10
  • Master 2010: 20
  • Doctorate 2006: 322
  • Doctorate 2007: 296
  • Doctorate 2008: 652
  • Doctorate 2009: 296
  • Doctorate 2010: 302

Law Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of 26 law programs. Of these programs, approximately 46.2% 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 Kansas

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 12
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 3

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18160
  • 25th Percentile: 28660
  • Median: 34090
  • 75th Percentile: 43230
  • 90th Percentile: 49910

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45130
  • 25th Percentile: 55150
  • Median: 74670
  • 75th Percentile: 125250
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28650
  • 25th Percentile: 32750
  • Median: 37760
  • 75th Percentile: 44590
  • 90th Percentile: 51510

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44890
  • 25th Percentile: 68910
  • Median: 124290
  • 75th Percentile: 146420
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 65680
  • 25th Percentile: 78760
  • Median: 92830
  • 75th Percentile: 143670
  • 90th Percentile: 164040

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35850
  • 25th Percentile: 42090
  • Median: 53060
  • 75th Percentile: 67020
  • 90th Percentile: 89730

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27130
  • 25th Percentile: 32700
  • Median: 40780
  • 75th Percentile: 52000
  • 90th Percentile: 64780

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30900
  • 25th Percentile: 34780
  • Median: 41300
  • 75th Percentile: 50120
  • 90th Percentile: 59990

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18485
  • 25th Percentile: 21745
  • Median: 25585
  • 75th Percentile: 29425
  • 90th Percentile: 33840

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24390
  • 25th Percentile: 26330
  • Median: 29350
  • 75th Percentile: 35890
  • 90th Percentile: 43440

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20790
  • 25th Percentile: 23420
  • Median: 27960
  • 75th Percentile: 34710
  • 90th Percentile: 47580

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39070
  • 25th Percentile: 41130
  • Median: 44790
  • 75th Percentile: 50230
  • 90th Percentile: 58210

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32910
  • Median Salary 2007: 35840
  • Median Salary 2008: 34540
  • Median Salary 2009: 32150
  • Median Salary 2010: 34090
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65490
  • Median Salary 2007: 73600
  • Median Salary 2008: 79520
  • Median Salary 2009: 77800
  • Median Salary 2010: 74670
  • Total Employed 2006: 3440
  • Total Employed 2007: 3680
  • Total Employed 2008: 3760
  • Total Employed 2009: 3730
  • Total Employed 2010: 3900

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36610
  • Median Salary 2007: 38210
  • Median Salary 2008: 38500
  • Median Salary 2009: 36690
  • Median Salary 2010: 37760
  • Total Employed 2006: 840
  • Total Employed 2007: 940
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 1000
  • Total Employed 2010: 960

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 112230
  • Median Salary 2007: 114690
  • Median Salary 2008: 138880
  • Median Salary 2009: 127430
  • Median Salary 2010: 124290
  • Total Employed 2006: 430
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 550

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 84650
  • Median Salary 2007: 92900
  • Median Salary 2008: 93370
  • Median Salary 2009: 93790
  • Median Salary 2010: 92830
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49400
  • Median Salary 2007: 49840
  • Median Salary 2008: 53430
  • Median Salary 2009: 52470
  • Median Salary 2010: 53060
  • Total Employed 2006: 820
  • Total Employed 2007: 770
  • Total Employed 2008: 880
  • Total Employed 2009: 930
  • Total Employed 2010: 880

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36280
  • Median Salary 2007: 37520
  • Median Salary 2008: 39300
  • Median Salary 2009: 40110
  • Median Salary 2010: 40780
  • Total Employed 2006: 5750
  • Total Employed 2007: 5580
  • Total Employed 2008: 6080
  • Total Employed 2009: 6270
  • Total Employed 2010: 6000

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34350
  • Median Salary 2007: 35760
  • Median Salary 2008: 38050
  • Median Salary 2009: 40480
  • Median Salary 2010: 41300
  • Total Employed 2006: 1740
  • Total Employed 2007: 1490
  • Total Employed 2008: 1620
  • Total Employed 2009: 1530
  • Total Employed 2010: 1640

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26930
  • Median Salary 2007: 27140
  • Median Salary 2008: 27180
  • Median Salary 2009: 26370
  • Median Salary 2010: 25585
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28830
  • Median Salary 2007: 27990
  • Median Salary 2008: 29240
  • Median Salary 2009: 28890
  • Median Salary 2010: 29350
  • Total Employed 2006: 1270
  • Total Employed 2007: 1260
  • Total Employed 2008: 1320
  • Total Employed 2009: 1290
  • Total Employed 2010: 1170

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29050
  • Median Salary 2007: 28100
  • Median Salary 2008: 28120
  • Median Salary 2009: 29000
  • Median Salary 2010: 27960
  • Total Employed 2006: 1640
  • Total Employed 2007: 1500
  • Total Employed 2008: 1500
  • Total Employed 2009: 1590
  • Total Employed 2010: 2020

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45630
  • Median Salary 2007: 46810
  • Median Salary 2008: 46690
  • Median Salary 2009: 43930
  • Median Salary 2010: 44790
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 470
  • Total Employed 2009: 460
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Kansas vs National Law Employment

Kansas vs National Law Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.832% (17740)

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1. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

Founded in 1967, the Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to Liberal, Kansas, is located in a rural setting. This public school offers students 19 certificates and 64 associates level degrees. 1,870 students pursued degrees from the 66 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as business and psychology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

2. Hutchinson Community College

1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Hutchinson Community College offers one law program. 5,630 students seek degrees in 70 Hutchinson Community College programs, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering law programs.

3. Cloud County Community College

2221 Campus Dr
Concordia, KS 66901-1002
(785) 243-1435

Founded in 1965, Cloud County Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Concordia, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers 21 certificates and 18 degrees at the associates level to students. 2,733 students pursued degrees from the 25 programs at this community college in 2010. This college offers subjects including healthcare, liberal arts, and graphic design. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

4. Garden City Community College

801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846-6333
(620) 276-7611

Garden City Community College offers one law program. This college is a public 2-year institution.

5. The Washburn Institute of Technology

5724 SW Huntoon
Topeka, KS 66604-2117
(785) 273-7140

The Washburn Institute of Technology, which is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Topeka, KS and it offers one program in law. 838 students seek degrees in 25 Washburn Institute of Technology programs, overall. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering law in terms of programs.

6. National American University - Overland Park

10310 Mastin
Overland Park, KS 66212-5451
(913) 981-8700

National American University-Overland Park offers two programs in law. Of those, it offers one law degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level degree in law. It is near the center of the city. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

7. Highland Community College

606 W Main
Highland, KS 66035-4165
(785) 442-6000

Founded in 1858, Highland Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Highland, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is the oldest the 15th largest institution in the state of Kansas. It offers 22 certificates and 20 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 3,650 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as health information management and HVAC. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

8. ITT Technical Institute - Wichita

8111 E. 32nd Street North- Suite 103
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 609-4100

ITT Technical Institute-Wichita is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is 6.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS. This technical college is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as information systems and design. ITT Tech offers seven degrees at the associates level and three bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 388 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at this school. ITT Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

9. Cowley County Community College

125 S 2nd St
Arkansas City, KS 67005
(620) 442-0430

Cowley County Community College is located in town of Arkansas City, Kansas. This college offers two law programs. More specifically, this public college offers one law certificate to students and one associate's level law degree. 4,485 students seek degrees in 33 Cowley County Community College programs, overall. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering law programs.

10. Labette Community College

200 S 14th
Parsons, KS 67357-4201
(620) 421-6700

Labette Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1923. It is in Parsons, KS. It offers subjects such as music production and law enforcement. This community college offers students 12 certificates and 37 associates level degrees. 1,915 students pursued degrees from the 42 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

11. Brown Mackie College - Salina

2106 South 9th Street
Salina, KS 67401-7307
(785) 825-5422

Brown Mackie College-Salina is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in town of Salina, Kansas. It is one of several campuses. It offers students nine certificates and 11 associates level degrees. 548 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as management and bookkeeping. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

12. Brown Mackie College - Kansas City

9705 Lenexa Dr.
Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 768-1900x5022

Brown Mackie College-Kansas City is located in the suburbs of Lenexa, Kansas and it offers one program in law. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

13. Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood
Iola, KS 66749
(620) 365-5116x100

Founded in 1923, Allen County Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in town of Iola, Kansas. This college offers subjects including healthcare management, history, and business administration. It offers 11 certificates and 48 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 2,898 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this college. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

14. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lawrence, KS. KU offers three law programs. Out of those, this university offers one law degree at the master's level to students and two degrees at the doctorate level in law. 28,697 students seek degrees in 241 programs at this university, overall. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering law programs.

15. Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
(316) 321-2222

Butler Community College is in El Dorado, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers four law programs. Specifically, students are offered two law certificates by this college and two associate's level law degrees. 9,773 students pursue degrees in 79 Butler Community College programs, overall. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in law.

16. Friends University

2100 W. University Ave.
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 295-5000

Friends University, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Wichita, KS and it offers one program in law. 2,782 students pursue degrees in 68 Friends programs, overall. This small school is the second oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering law programs.

17. Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210-1299
(913) 469-8500

Johnson County Community College offers four law programs. Of those, students are offered two certificates in law by this college and two law degrees at the associate's level. This community college, which is 5.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Overland Park, KS. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the second largest institution in the state of Kansas offering law in terms of programs.

18. Newman University

3100 McCormick Ave
Wichita, KS 67213-2097
(316) 942-4291

Newman University offers one program in law and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Wichita, KS. Overall, 2,746 students seek degrees in 42 Newman University programs.

19. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Founded in 1965, Barton County Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Great Bend, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is the 12th largest institution in the state of Kansas. It offers 20 certificates and 79 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 4,495 students pursued degrees from the 88 programs at this college. It offers subjects including business and forestry. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

20. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University offers four law programs. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in law, one degree at the associate's level in law, one degree at the bachelor's level in law, and one degree at the doctorate level in law. This school, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Topeka, KS. It is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering law in terms of programs.

21. Kansas City Kansas Community College

7250 State Ave
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 334-1100

Kansas City Kansas Community College offers one law program and it is 6.4 miles from the center of the city. This medium-sized college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

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