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Law Schools in Kentucky

There are 17 schools in the state of Kentucky offering law programs. 606 students graduated with degrees from Kentucky law schools in 2010. 395 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 147 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 920 students graduate from law programs in Kentucky per year. More specifically, 22 students graduated with law certificates, 147 with an associate's level degree, 42 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 395 with a degree at the doctorate level.

17 law schools are in Kentucky. And out of these, six schools are public, while 11 schools are private. While tuition at a private law school varies from $9,334 to $24,845, tuition at a public law school varies from $6,492 to $8,610.

Average tuition for programs in law is $9,316. The lowest tuition in this mountain state, which is $6,492 per year, is at Morehead State University, while the highest tuition for law programs, which is $24,845 each year, is at Thomas More College.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing law. No law students at the undergraduate level pursued degrees at the masters level in 2010, while 395 of all law students at the master's level sought degrees at the doctoral level.

Law Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 920 students graduate from law programs in Kentucky per year. More specifically, 22 students graduated with law certificates, 147 with an associate's level degree, 42 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 395 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Law Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 21
  • Certificate 2007: 26
  • Certificate 2008: 18
  • Certificate 2009: 17
  • Certificate 2010: 22
  • Associate 2006: 206
  • Associate 2007: 187
  • Associate 2008: 268
  • Associate 2009: 125
  • Associate 2010: 147
  • Bachelor 2006: 54
  • Bachelor 2007: 46
  • Bachelor 2008: 74
  • Bachelor 2009: 32
  • Bachelor 2010: 42
  • Doctorate 2006: 388
  • Doctorate 2007: 395
  • Doctorate 2008: 874
  • Doctorate 2009: 389
  • Doctorate 2010: 395

Law Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of 26 programs in law. Of these programs, 53.8% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Law Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 14
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Doctorate: 3

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16770
  • 25th Percentile: 18450
  • Median: 21760
  • 75th Percentile: 25490
  • 90th Percentile: 30310

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43820
  • 25th Percentile: 56140
  • Median: 80740
  • 75th Percentile: 114130
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31400
  • 25th Percentile: 33290
  • Median: 35120
  • 75th Percentile: 40250
  • 90th Percentile: 49410

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 121370
  • 25th Percentile: 121380
  • Median: 134250
  • 75th Percentile: 134260
  • 90th Percentile: 137680

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 30080
  • 25th Percentile: 32960
  • Median: 38270
  • 75th Percentile: 43730
  • 90th Percentile: 67570

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30720
  • 25th Percentile: 36840
  • Median: 48170
  • 75th Percentile: 88860
  • 90th Percentile: 119310

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26530
  • 25th Percentile: 31750
  • Median: 39280
  • 75th Percentile: 45430
  • 90th Percentile: 50970

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26070
  • 25th Percentile: 31640
  • Median: 37850
  • 75th Percentile: 49350
  • 90th Percentile: 61230

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22490
  • 25th Percentile: 28060
  • Median: 29300
  • 75th Percentile: 34730
  • 90th Percentile: 50280

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20380
  • 25th Percentile: 24650
  • Median: 28730
  • 75th Percentile: 35240
  • 90th Percentile: 42150

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20620
  • 25th Percentile: 24980
  • Median: 30700
  • 75th Percentile: 36990
  • 90th Percentile: 45470

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26290
  • 25th Percentile: 32280
  • Median: 40480
  • 75th Percentile: 52530
  • 90th Percentile: 60110

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19600
  • Median Salary 2007: 20780
  • Median Salary 2008: 21360
  • Median Salary 2009: 22100
  • Median Salary 2010: 21760
  • Total Employed 2006: 380
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 610
  • Total Employed 2010: 620

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80600
  • Median Salary 2007: 72790
  • Median Salary 2008: 78430
  • Median Salary 2009: 86340
  • Median Salary 2010: 80740
  • Total Employed 2006: 4710
  • Total Employed 2007: 4600
  • Total Employed 2008: 4560
  • Total Employed 2009: 4810
  • Total Employed 2010: 5280

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32610
  • Median Salary 2007: 33720
  • Median Salary 2008: 35120
  • Median Salary 2009: 35780
  • Median Salary 2010: 35120
  • Total Employed 2006: 795
  • Total Employed 2007: 805
  • Total Employed 2008: 810
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 770

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 122230
  • Median Salary 2007: 126400
  • Median Salary 2008: 131645
  • Median Salary 2009: 134110
  • Median Salary 2010: 134250
  • Total Employed 2006: 335
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 345
  • Total Employed 2009: 330
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 34680
  • Median Salary 2007: 35865
  • Median Salary 2008: 37355
  • Median Salary 2009: 38055
  • Median Salary 2010: 38270
  • Total Employed 2006: 595
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 550
  • Total Employed 2009: 540
  • Total Employed 2010: 590

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50180
  • Median Salary 2007: 47820
  • Median Salary 2008: 48080
  • Median Salary 2009: 49160
  • Median Salary 2010: 48170
  • Total Employed 2006: 580
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 590
  • Total Employed 2009: 580
  • Total Employed 2010: 610

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35620
  • Median Salary 2007: 37090
  • Median Salary 2008: 38700
  • Median Salary 2009: 38500
  • Median Salary 2010: 39280
  • Total Employed 2006: 7050
  • Total Employed 2007: 7110
  • Total Employed 2008: 6980
  • Total Employed 2009: 6500
  • Total Employed 2010: 6670

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32390
  • Median Salary 2007: 31970
  • Median Salary 2008: 35600
  • Median Salary 2009: 36950
  • Median Salary 2010: 37850
  • Total Employed 2006: 3160
  • Total Employed 2007: 3170
  • Total Employed 2008: 3390
  • Total Employed 2009: 3160
  • Total Employed 2010: 3170

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27390
  • Median Salary 2007: 29340
  • Median Salary 2008: 30430
  • Median Salary 2009: 30450
  • Median Salary 2010: 29300
  • Total Employed 2006: 400
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25480
  • Median Salary 2007: 26350
  • Median Salary 2008: 27360
  • Median Salary 2009: 29270
  • Median Salary 2010: 28730
  • Total Employed 2006: 2875
  • Total Employed 2007: 2910
  • Total Employed 2008: 3110
  • Total Employed 2009: 3310
  • Total Employed 2010: 3190

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33760
  • Median Salary 2007: 32350
  • Median Salary 2008: 30920
  • Median Salary 2009: 30840
  • Median Salary 2010: 30700
  • Total Employed 2006: 2150
  • Total Employed 2007: 1780
  • Total Employed 2008: 2400
  • Total Employed 2009: 3010
  • Total Employed 2010: 4120

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37690
  • Median Salary 2007: 43140
  • Median Salary 2008: 35940
  • Median Salary 2009: 41590
  • Median Salary 2010: 40480
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 520
  • Total Employed 2008: 590
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Kentucky vs National Law Employment

Kentucky vs National Law Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 1.223% (26070)

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1. Daymar College - Bellevue

119 Fairfield Avenue
Bellevue, KY 41073
(859) 291-0800

Daymar College-Bellevue is in the suburbs of Bellevue, Kentucky and it offers one law program. Overall, 175 students pursue degrees in eight Daymar programs. Daymar is the seventh largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law in terms of programs.

2. Daymar College - Scottsville

1138 Old Gallatin Rd
Scottsville, KY 42164
(270) 237-3577

Daymar College-Scottsville is a for-profit 2-year institution. Daymar, which is very close to Scottsville, Kentucky, is in a rural area. It is one of several campuses. It offers students eight certificates and ten associates level degrees. 171 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at Daymar in 2010. It offers subjects including business management and web design. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

3. Daymar College - Bowling Green

2421 Fitzgerald Industrial Dr.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 843-6750

Daymar College-Bowling Green is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in law.

4. ITT Technical Institute - Louisville

9500 Ormsby Station Road- Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 327-7424

ITT Technical Institute-Louisville is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT is in the suburbs of Louisville, Kentucky. It is one of several campuses. This specialized school offers ten associates level degrees and six bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 993 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this technical college. It offers subjects such as animation, business, and criminal justice. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky.

5. Daymar College - Online

3309 Collins Lane
Louisville, KY 40245
(270) 663-6300

Daymar College-Online is a for-profit 4-year institution. Daymar is located near Louisville, KY. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered eight certificates, nine degrees at the associates level, and six degrees at the bachelors level by Daymar. In 2010, 354 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at Daymar. This school offers subjects such as healthcare and accounting.

6. Brown Mackie College - Louisville

3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 968-7191

Brown Mackie College-Louisville is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in law. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. This small school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law.

7. Brown Mackie College - Hopkinsville

4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard
Hopkinsville, KY 42240-4948
(270) 886-1302

Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville offers two law programs. Specifically, students are offered one law certificate by it and one associate's level law degree. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

8. Daymar College - Owensboro

3361 Buckland Sq
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 926-4040

Daymar College-Owensboro is near the center of the city. This school offers two law programs. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level law degree by it and one bachelor's level law degree. 399 students pursue degrees in 26 programs at this very small school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law.

9. Sullivan University

3101 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-3013
(502) 456-6504

Sullivan University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Louisville, KY. This school offers three programs in law. Out of those, this school offers one law certificate to students, one associate's level law degree, and one bachelor's level degree in law. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law in terms of programs.

10. Daymar College - Louisville

4112 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 495-1040

Daymar College-Louisville is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in law. Overall, 729 students pursue degrees in 17 Daymar programs. In terms of enrollment, Daymar ranks tenth in the state of Kentucky.

11. Daymar College - Madisonville

1105 National Mine Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 643-0312

Daymar College-Madisonville offers one law program.

12. Daymar College - Paducah Main

509 South 30th Street
Paducah, KY 42001-8252
(270) 444-9950

Daymar College-Paducah Main is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is located in Paducah, KY. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as allied health, business management, and massage therapy. It offers 14 certificates, 17 associates level degrees, and three degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 466 students sought degrees from the 20 programs at Daymar. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

13. Beckfield College - Florence

16 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 371-9393x129

Beckfield College-Florence is located in the suburbs of Florence, Kentucky. Beckfield offers three law programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in law, one degree at the associate's level in law, and one degree at the bachelor's level in law. Overall, 1,126 students pursue degrees in 18 programs at this very small school. Beckfield is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law in terms of programs.

14. Brown Mackie College - Northern Kentucky

309 Buttermilk Pike
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-5627

Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky is in the suburbs of Fort Mitchell, Kentucky and this school offers one program in law. Overall, 842 students seek degrees in 14 programs at this school. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law in terms of programs.

15. Thomas More College

333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017-3495
(859) 341-5800

Thomas More College is in the suburbs of Crestview Hills, Kentucky and it offers one program in law. Overall, 1,885 students pursue degrees in 73 TMC programs. This small school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in law.

16. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University offers one law program and this school is located in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky. 15,716 students seek degrees in 110 Northern Kentucky University programs, overall. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law.

17. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky is located in the center of Lexington and UK offers one program in law. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law.

18. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University offers one program in law and WKU, which is near the center of the city, is in Bowling Green, KY. This public university is one of 3 research universities in Kentucky. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in law.

19. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers one law program. This school is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. Morehead State is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in law.

20. The University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
(502) 852-5555

The University of Louisville offers two law programs. Of those, it offers one associate's level law degree to students and one degree at the doctorate level in law. It is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. This large university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Kentucky. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law.

21. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University is located in town of Richmond, Kentucky. Eastern offers three programs in law. Specifically, it offers one law certificate to students, one associate's level degree in law, and one law degree at the bachelor's level. This school is a public 4-year institution. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

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