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Great Schools for Legal Professions and Studies

Each of these schools outperforms the median for post-graduation salaries!

Best Legal Professions Schools for your money

These universities have high retention rates and strong post-graduation income for students. Schools are sorted by average price pell grant recipients pay. In-state tuition is used for public universities. Click on the school name to see a full analysis.

  1. CUNY City College, New York – $6,773
  2. University of North Georgia, Georgia – $9,362
  3. Arizona State University-Tempe, Arizona – $11,572
  4. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, Washington – $12,957
  5. University of Georgia, Georgia – $13,822
  6. Madonna University, Michigan – $14,458
  7. University of California-Berkeley, California – $14,468
  8. University of Central Florida, Florida – $15,409
  9. Ball State University, Indiana – $15,521
  10. University of Louisville, Kentucky – $15,968
  11. Grand Valley State University, Michigan – $16,496
  12. Mississippi College, Mississippi – $16,660
  13. University of California-Santa Cruz, California – $16,989
  14. Michigan State University, Michigan – $17,120
  15. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin – $19,320
  16. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Massachusetts – $19,324
  17. University of La Verne, California – $19,863
  18. James Madison University, Virginia – $20,036
  19. Lewis University, Illinois – $20,117
  20. Cedarville University, Ohio – $20,743
  21. Ramapo College of New Jersey, New Jersey – $21,022
  22. Temple University, Pennsylvania – $21,335
  23. University of Evansville, Indiana – $21,336
  24. University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan – $21,872
  25. Gannon University, Pennsylvania – $21,929
  26. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, Ohio – $22,002
  27. Amherst College, Massachusetts – $22,036
  28. Lipscomb University, Tennessee – $22,895
  29. College of Our Lady of the Elms, Massachusetts – $23,005
  30. Rockhurst University, Missouri – $23,826
  31. University of Richmond, Virginia – $24,699
  32. Saint Norbert College, Wisconsin – $24,898
  33. Maryville University of Saint Louis, Missouri – $25,596
  34. Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio – $25,815
  35. Siena College, New York – $26,137
  36. Northwestern University, Illinois – $26,423
  37. St John’s University-New York, New York – $26,531
  38. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Pennsylvania – $26,563
  39. Drake University, Iowa – $27,347
  40. Assumption College, Massachusetts – $28,590
  41. Samford University, Alabama – $29,026
  42. University of Denver, Colorado – $29,453
  43. University of Miami, Florida – $30,136
  44. Dickinson College, Pennsylvania – $30,361
  45. Scripps College, California – $30,472
  46. University of New Haven, Connecticut – $30,976
  47. Tulane University of Louisiana, Louisiana – $32,946
  48. Oberlin College, Ohio – $33,295
  49. Roger Williams University, Rhode Island – $33,720
  50. Loyola University Chicago, Illinois – $33,764
  51. Ithaca College, New York – $34,042
  52. Saint Joseph’s University, Pennsylvania – $34,068
  53. Hampton University, Virginia – $34,173
  54. Marist College, New York – $34,868
  55. American University, Washington D.C. – $35,325
  56. Drexel University, Pennsylvania – $36,050
  57. Champlain College, Vermont – $36,409
  58. Quinnipiac University, Connecticut – $37,626

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