Legal Studies Program

In United States, 1,056 schools offer Legal Studies program. The 2020 average tuition & fees of colleges offering Legal Studies program is $24,096 for undergraduate program and $18,403 for graduate programs. The average annual age after completing Legal Studies program is $88,054.

What is Legal Studies Program?

Legal Studies is A general program that focuses on law and legal issues from the perspective of the social sciences and humanities.

2020 Average Tuition for Legal Studies Programs

Total 1056 schools offer the Legal Studies programs and its sub programs. We include 4-year colleges to analyze the average tuition for the Legal Studies program. The 2020 average tuition & fees of colleges offering Legal Studies program is $24,096 for undergraduate programs$18,403 for graduate programs based on out-of-state tuition rate.
2020 Legal Studies Programs
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate (In-State)$11,620
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$24,096
Graduate (In-State)$11,470
Graduate (Out-of-State)$18,403
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Sub Major Programs and Concentrated area of Legal Studies

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A program that prepares individuals for the professional study of law at the post-baccalaureate level
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A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law
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An integrated or undifferentiated program in one or more of the legal research or advanced practice fields
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A program that prepares lawyers educated outside the United States to understand U. S. or Canadian law and jurisprudence
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An advanced, professional program of the U.S. legal system, Constitution law, and jurisprudence. Includes instruction in legal history, legal sociology, philosophy of law, Constitutional law, legal procedure, and related topics
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An advanced, professional study of the law and process related to the regulation of businesses and the financial services industry. Includes instruction in corporate law, antitrust law, securities law and regulation, negotiation, incorporation, partnerships, trusts, and related topicsExamples: - Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law (LL.M.), - Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law (J.S.D./S.J.D.)
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An advanced, professional study of legal systems and philosophies in comparative perspective
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An advanced, professional study of the law, policies, and regulations governing the energy industry, environmental protection, natural resources and land use, and related topics
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An advanced, professional study of the law, policies and regulations affecting the health care industry, health professions, health services and insurance industries, and patients
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An advanced, professional study of the law affecting relations between nations, the behavior of international organizations, and the international activities of private citizens and organizations
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An advanced, professional study of the law, policies, and regulations governing transnational business and commercial practices, including the specialized tax law related to international financial transactions
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An advanced, professional study of tax law and taxation procedures in U.S. or Canadian jurisdictions affecting individuals and corporations
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An advanced, professional study of the law, policies, and regulations related to copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and related issues. Includes instruction in patent law, copyright law, trademark law, intellectual property licensing and litigation, and applications such as art and entertainment law, communications law, information technology law, sports law, and chemical and biotech patent law
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Any instructional program in Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies which is not categorized in sub area
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A program that prepares individuals to serve as legal office managers, special assistants, and legal secretaries. Includes instruction in office management, secretarial science, principles of U.S. or Canadian law, legal terminology and documentation, legal research, legal software applications, law office procedures, record-keeping, billing, applicable policies and regulations, and professional standards and ethics
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A program that prepares individuals to perform research, drafting, investigatory, record-keeping and related administrative functions under the supervision of an attorney or court. Includes instruction in legal research, drafting legal documents, appraising, pleading, courthouse procedures, and legal specializations
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A program that prepares individuals to record and transcribe examinations, testimony, judicial orders and instructions, legal opinions, and other formal proceedings via print or electronic methods. Includes instruction in legal terminology, legal transcription, shorthand, verbatim recording, equipment operation and procedures, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics
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Any instructional program in Legal Support Services which is not categorized in sub area
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Any instructional program in Legal Professions and Studies which is not categorized in sub area
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Average Income after Completing Legal Studies Program

The annual average wage after completing Legal Studies is $88,054 and hourly $36.09. This statistics is based on the employment and wage data (May 2019) from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Next table shows the possible occupation and job list with average income having Legal Studies degree/certificate.
Average Income after completing Legal Studies Program
Occupation/Job TitleHourly WageAnnul Wage
Lawyers$69.86$145,300
Law Teachers, Postsecondary$129,950
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates$61.8$128,550
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers$48.19$100,230
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators$35.44$73,720
Legal Support Workers, All Other$34.06$70,840
Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners$31.25$64,990
Judicial Law Clerks$28.79$59,890
Paralegals and Legal Assistants$26.45$55,020
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers$25.02$52,050

Colleges Offering Legal Studies Program

Tuscaloosa, AL
$31,090 Tuition & Fees38,390 Students$14,968 Financial Aid203 Programs22 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Montgomery, AL
$18,000 Tuition & Fees390 Students$5,785 Financial Aid24 Programs10 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Enterprise, AL
$8,950 Tuition & Fees1,705 Students$4,279 Financial Aid28 Programs18 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Bay Minette, AL
$8,850 Tuition & Fees7,419 Students$4,404 Financial Aid62 Programs22 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Montgomery, AL
$22,990 Tuition & Fees3,178 Students$8,858 Financial Aid75 Programs12 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Gadsden, AL
$9,432 Tuition & Fees4,736 Students$4,704 Financial Aid66 Programs17 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Hanceville, AL
$8,850 Tuition & Fees5,057 Students$5,265 Financial Aid83 Programs16 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Birmingham, AL
$14,200 Tuition & Fees571 Students$4,384 Financial Aid33 Programs14 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Birmingham, AL
$34,198 Tuition & Fees5,619 Students$15,760 Financial Aid134 Programs12 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Tuscaloosa, AL
$8,550 Tuition & Fees4,350 Students$4,823 Financial Aid65 Programs19 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
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