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Law Schools in Louisiana

There are 18 Louisiana schools offering law programs. 1,075 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana law schools in 2010. 852 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 88 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 1,532 students graduate from programs in Louisiana in law each year. This accounts for 1% of law students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 88 students graduated with law certificates, 50 with a degree at the associate's level, 28 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 57 with a master's level degree, and 852 with a degree at the doctorate level.

18 law schools are located in this state. And of these, 12 schools are public, while six schools are private. While public law school tuition varies from $3,987 to $5,764, tuition at a private law school varies from $10,763 to $41,884.

Average tuition for law programs is $14,364. The highest tuition for law programs, which is $41,884 per year, is at the Tulane University of Louisiana, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,987 each year, is at McNeese State University.

Law schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Law Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,532 students graduate from programs in Louisiana in law each year. This accounts for 1% of law students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 88 students graduated with law certificates, 50 with a degree at the associate's level, 28 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 57 with a master's level degree, and 852 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Law Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 46
  • Certificate 2007: 62
  • Certificate 2008: 94
  • Certificate 2009: 51
  • Certificate 2010: 88
  • Associate 2006: 79
  • Associate 2007: 60
  • Associate 2008: 126
  • Associate 2009: 60
  • Associate 2010: 50
  • Bachelor 2006: 40
  • Bachelor 2007: 39
  • Bachelor 2008: 80
  • Bachelor 2009: 25
  • Bachelor 2010: 28
  • Master 2006: 37
  • Master 2007: 33
  • Master 2008: 64
  • Master 2009: 44
  • Master 2010: 57
  • Doctorate 2006: 887
  • Doctorate 2007: 831
  • Doctorate 2008: 1626
  • Doctorate 2009: 815
  • Doctorate 2010: 852

Law Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in Louisiana offer a total of 33 programs in law. Of these programs, around 30.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the masters level.

Law Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 9
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 5

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

Bailiffs — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20750
  • 25th Percentile: 23460
  • Median: 28150
  • 75th Percentile: 36660
  • 90th Percentile: 51270

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44330
  • 25th Percentile: 59570
  • Median: 82490
  • 75th Percentile: 122130
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27050
  • 25th Percentile: 33110
  • Median: 40520
  • 75th Percentile: 52390
  • 90th Percentile: 64040

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17160
  • 25th Percentile: 21370
  • Median: 48020
  • 75th Percentile: 92140
  • 90th Percentile: 115030

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 16360
  • 25th Percentile: 33000
  • Median: 66660
  • 75th Percentile: 118620
  • 90th Percentile: 164040

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29950
  • 25th Percentile: 35920
  • Median: 43960
  • 75th Percentile: 69510
  • 90th Percentile: 106080

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22810
  • 25th Percentile: 29280
  • Median: 36720
  • 75th Percentile: 47040
  • 90th Percentile: 55230

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28780
  • 25th Percentile: 35280
  • Median: 43310
  • 75th Percentile: 52630
  • 90th Percentile: 62060

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24670
  • 25th Percentile: 27590
  • Median: 33670
  • 75th Percentile: 42680
  • 90th Percentile: 52980

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19430
  • 25th Percentile: 22440
  • Median: 27500
  • 75th Percentile: 35120
  • 90th Percentile: 46210

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24390
  • 25th Percentile: 28300
  • Median: 33830
  • 75th Percentile: 40610
  • 90th Percentile: 48080

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19310
  • 25th Percentile: 34920
  • Median: 44650
  • 75th Percentile: 52980
  • 90th Percentile: 58520

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

Bailiffs — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25240
  • Median Salary 2007: 26310
  • Median Salary 2008: 27600
  • Median Salary 2009: 27700
  • Median Salary 2010: 28150
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 610
  • Total Employed 2008: 540
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 83030
  • Median Salary 2007: 88450
  • Median Salary 2008: 80950
  • Median Salary 2009: 80140
  • Median Salary 2010: 82490
  • Total Employed 2006: 6780
  • Total Employed 2007: 7210
  • Total Employed 2008: 7840
  • Total Employed 2009: 7300
  • Total Employed 2010: 7370

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37200
  • Median Salary 2007: 37250
  • Median Salary 2008: 38770
  • Median Salary 2009: 38520
  • Median Salary 2010: 40520
  • Total Employed 2006: 1320
  • Total Employed 2007: 1310
  • Total Employed 2008: 1050
  • Total Employed 2009: 1120
  • Total Employed 2010: 1100

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15380
  • Median Salary 2007: 42670
  • Median Salary 2008: 38940
  • Median Salary 2009: 41630
  • Median Salary 2010: 48020
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 52420
  • Median Salary 2007: 60050
  • Median Salary 2008: 56850
  • Median Salary 2009: 60770
  • Median Salary 2010: 66660
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37320
  • Median Salary 2007: 40690
  • Median Salary 2008: 40190
  • Median Salary 2009: 43570
  • Median Salary 2010: 43960
  • Total Employed 2006: 1820
  • Total Employed 2007: 1770
  • Total Employed 2008: 1910
  • Total Employed 2009: 2140
  • Total Employed 2010: 2300

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28600
  • Median Salary 2007: 31030
  • Median Salary 2008: 33620
  • Median Salary 2009: 36530
  • Median Salary 2010: 36720
  • Total Employed 2006: 8950
  • Total Employed 2007: 9950
  • Total Employed 2008: 10650
  • Total Employed 2009: 10520
  • Total Employed 2010: 11520

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35680
  • Median Salary 2007: 37160
  • Median Salary 2008: 38330
  • Median Salary 2009: 41010
  • Median Salary 2010: 43310
  • Total Employed 2006: 3140
  • Total Employed 2007: 3350
  • Total Employed 2008: 3920
  • Total Employed 2009: 3730
  • Total Employed 2010: 3710

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33210
  • Median Salary 2007: 32280
  • Median Salary 2008: 34010
  • Median Salary 2009: 32060
  • Median Salary 2010: 33670
  • Total Employed 2006: 620
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 560
  • Total Employed 2009: 670
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24495
  • Median Salary 2007: 25485
  • Median Salary 2008: 26800
  • Median Salary 2009: 28220
  • Median Salary 2010: 27500
  • Total Employed 2006: 2070
  • Total Employed 2007: 2150
  • Total Employed 2008: 1730
  • Total Employed 2009: 1950
  • Total Employed 2010: 2030

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33390
  • Median Salary 2007: 35320
  • Median Salary 2008: 33450
  • Median Salary 2009: 34040
  • Median Salary 2010: 33830
  • Total Employed 2006: 3210
  • Total Employed 2007: 3670
  • Total Employed 2008: 3990
  • Total Employed 2009: 4150
  • Total Employed 2010: 3950

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36600
  • Median Salary 2007: 36710
  • Median Salary 2008: 38960
  • Median Salary 2009: 41360
  • Median Salary 2010: 44650
  • Total Employed 2006: 360
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Louisiana vs National Law Employment

Louisiana vs National Law Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.581% (33700)

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1. Herzing University - Kenner

2500 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 733-0074

Herzing University-Kenner is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in law. Out of those, it offers one law degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level law degree. 430 students seek degrees in 13 Herzing programs, overall.

2. Nunez Community College

3710 Paris Rd
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 278-6200

Nunez Community College is in the suburbs of Chalmette, Louisiana. It offers two programs in law. Of those, this college offers students one law certificate and one degree at the associate's level in law. Overall, 2,413 students pursue degrees in 24 Nunez Community College programs.

3. ITT Technical Institute - Baton Rouge

14141 Airline Highway- Suite 101
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 754-5800

ITT Technical Institute-Baton Rouge is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is several miles from Baton Rouge, is in a rural area. ITT is one of several campuses. ITT offers nine degrees at the associates level and five bachelors level degrees to students. 624 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at this very small school in 2010. ITT Tech offers subjects such as information systems, business administration, and design. ITT is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This school is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana.

4. Grambling State University

403 Main Street
Grambling, LA 71245
(318) 247-3811

Grambling State University offers three law programs. More specifically, Grambling offers students one law degree at the associate's level and two law degrees at the bachelor's level. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. GSU is the third oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in law.

5. Baton Rouge College

1900 N Lobdell Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 292-5464

Baton Rouge College offers two programs in law. Specifically, it offers one certificate in law to students and one associate's level law degree. This school is near the center of the city. Overall, 39 students pursue degrees in two programs at this school.

6. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Southern University at Shreveport is located in Shreveport, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one law program. This mid-sized school is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks sixth in the state of Louisiana.

7. The Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana

12090 S. Harrells Ferry Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70816-2246
(225) 292-1950

The Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana offers two programs in law. Out of those, this school offers students one law certificate and one degree at the associate's level in law. This school, which is 5.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

8. ITT Technical Institute - Saint Rose

140 James Drive East
St. Rose, LA 70087
(504) 463-0338

ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is located in St. Rose, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of several campuses. It offers nine degrees at the associates level and seven degrees at the bachelors level to students. 767 students sought degrees from the 13 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as information systems and animation. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana.

9. Career Technical College - Monroe

2319 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 323-2889

Founded in 1985, Career Technical College-Monroe is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Monroe, LA. This technical college offers students two certificates and ten associates level degrees. In 2010, 775 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this technical college. It offers subjects including healthcare, computer science, and respiratory therapy. This school is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana.

10. Louisiana State University - Eunice

2048 Johnson Hwy
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-7311

Louisiana State University-Eunice is located in Eunice, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in law. This community college is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. LSU Eunice ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

11. Southern University Law Center

Southern University Law Center
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-2552

Southern University Law Center, which is 5.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Baton Rouge, LA and it offers one law program. It is the only law school in Louisiana. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in law.

12. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural &
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
(225) 578-3202

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, which is near the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA. It offers two programs in law. Of those, this university offers one law degree at the master's level to students and one degree at the doctorate level in law. Louisiana State University is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering law.

13. Northeast Louisiana Technical College - Delta Ouachita

609 Vocational Pky
West Monroe, LA 71292-9064
(318) 397-6100

Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita offers one law program and this school, which is only a few miles from West Monroe, is in a rural area. 1,834 students pursue degrees in 28 Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita programs, overall. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering law programs.

14. The University of Louisiana - Lafayette

104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503
(377) 482-1000

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette is near the heart of downtown and it offers one law program. This big university is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana. It is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering law.

15. Louisiana College

1140 College Dr
Pineville, LA 71359
(318) 487-7011

Louisiana College offers one law program and LC is located in the suburbs of Pineville, Louisiana. Overall, 1,893 students seek degrees in 62 LC programs. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering law programs.

16. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is in New Orleans, LA and this college offers one program in law. This public college is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering law.

17. Loyola University - New Orleans

6363 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-6143
(504) 865-2011

Loyola University-New Orleans is 3.2 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two programs in law. Out of those, students are offered one master's level degree in law by it and one law degree at the doctorate level. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in law.

18. McNeese State University

4205 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 475-5000

McNeese State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lake Charles, LA and it offers one law program. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana. This mid-sized school is the third oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in law.

19. Nicholls State University

University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70310
(877) 642-4655

Nicholls State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Thibodaux, LA and it offers one program in law. 7,082 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at this school, overall. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering law.

20. Bossier Parish Community College

6220 East Texas
Bossier City, LA 71111-6922
(318) 678-6000x6206

Bossier Parish Community College offers one law program and this college is located in Bossier City, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 6,473 students pursue degrees in 40 programs at this medium-sized college. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering law programs.

21. The Tulane University of Louisiana

6823 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
(504) 865-5000

The Tulane University of Louisiana offers eight programs in law. Of those, TU offers students three law certificates, one law degree at the associate's level, one degree at the bachelor's level in law, one master's level degree in law, and two degrees at the doctorate level in law. This medium-sized university, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in New Orleans, LA. It is a 4-year research institution. TU is the fifth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering law.

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