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Schools Offering Law Programs in Arizona


Approximately 2.1% of graduates in of Arizona receive law degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 4,673 law professionals graduate from Arizona's 42 law schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a law program is Northern Arizona University. Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Flagstaff. In 2010, Northern Arizona University graduated no students from its law program. Students at Northern Arizona University paid $7,672 per year in tuition fees.

Prescott College, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a law program. It is located in Prescott. In 2010, Prescott College graduated 0 students from its law program. Prescott College charged in-state students $26,235 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Arizona with a law program is University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which is located in Phoenix. In 2010, it was ranked 49th nationwide. In 2010, University of Phoenix-Online Campus graduated 1,667 students from its law programs. University of Phoenix-Online Campus charged in-state students $11,520 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's law schools ranges from $26,235 per year to $1,412 per year. But, the average tuition is $6,529 per year. In 2010, the law schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division - located in Phoenix, students are charged $19,812 per year
  3. Argosy University-Phoenix - located in Phoenix, students are charged $19,812 per year

The law schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
  3. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year

A law degree from an Arizona school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs law graduates in Arizona pursue include law clerk, administrative judge, police officer, court clerk, and paralegal. 43,180 law professionals were working in Arizona in 2010. Of these, 8,960 were lawyers. In addition, 610 were law clerks, and 230 were administrative judges. In Arizona, the largest numbers of law professional work in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 26,650 law professionals
  2. Cochise County - 2,670 law professionals
  3. Pima County - 2,630 law professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 50,960 law professionals will be working in Arizona. This would require the number of law professional to grow by 5%.

Salary

law professionals in Arizona make an average of $54,721 per year. However, Arizona law professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $21,340 per year to more than $152,240 per year in 2010. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for law professionals are:

  1. Maricopa County - $65,592 per year
  2. Yavapai County - $62,478 per year
  3. Pima County - $59,540 per year

Law professionals in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Apache County - $47,037 per year
  2. Mohave County - $52,250 per year
  3. Cochise County - $53,371 per year

On average, the highest paid law professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Lawyer - $113,040 per year
  2. Judge - $84,800 per year
  3. Administrative Judge - $81,410 per year

On average, the lowest paid law professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Court Clerk - $33,010 per year
  2. Conservation Officer - per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in law and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as forensic accounting or public administration.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Law in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Law in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Law in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Law in Arizona
  • Certificate in Law in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,486 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,484 miles from location Rio Salado College Tempe AZ 21.6861 n/a 20,865
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,476 miles from location Chandler/Gilbert Community College Chandler AZ 10.7366 n/a 11,058
7,477 miles from location Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale AZ 11.959 n/a 10,923
7,482 miles from location Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix AZ 11.9265 n/a 9,951
7,493 miles from location Yavapai College Prescott AZ 14.9939 n/a 8,276
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
7,484 miles from location GateWay Community College Phoenix AZ 13.1689 n/a 7,863
7,366 miles from location Eastern Arizona College Thatcher AZ 16.7279 n/a 7,241
7,503 miles from location Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale AZ 11.7243 n/a 7,202
7,473 miles from location Central Arizona College Coolidge AZ 21.3758 n/a 6,795
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,489 miles from location Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division Phoenix AZ n/a n/a 6,185
7,484 miles from location University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus Phoenix AZ 8.96636 n/a 5,531
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,489 miles from location Everest College-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 25.6963 100% 4,688
7,359 miles from location Northland Pioneer College Holbrook AZ 8.71041 n/a 4,636
7,439 miles from location Coconino County Community College Flagstaff AZ 7.48753 n/a 3,981
7,439 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus Tucson AZ 9.04499 n/a 2,170
7,492 miles from location Brookline College Phoenix AZ 18.1688 n/a 1,313
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
7,488 miles from location Maricopa Skill Center Phoenix AZ 31.6094 n/a 941
7,489 miles from location Argosy University-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 1.18787 n/a 885
7,484 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Tempe Tempe AZ 22.0241 100% 840
7,487 miles from location Anthem College-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 26.9595 n/a 816
7,439 miles from location Brookline College Tucson AZ 21.2246 n/a 638
7,470 miles from location Everest College-Mesa Mesa AZ 12.1415 89% 628
7,439 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Tucson Tucson AZ 15.5021 n/a 557
7,445 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Tucson Tucson AZ 13.0443 100% 494
7,484 miles from location Lamson College Tempe AZ 14.1974 n/a 442
7,474 miles from location Brookline College Tempe AZ 23.1069 n/a 379
0 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Phoenix AZ 10.032 100% 339
7,478 miles from location East Valley Institute of Technology Mesa AZ 34.1985 n/a 270
7,488 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Phoenix Phoenix AZ n/a n/a 216
 

Curious what studying Law gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers + 12,270 $59,330 -6.7%
2
Lawyers + 8,960 $113,040 10.5%
3
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 5,230 $71,560 207.6%
4
Paralegals and Legal Assistants + 4,940 $47,780 56.8%
5
Legal Secretaries + 4,320 $40,890 4.3%
6
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks + 2,900 $33,010 10.3%
7
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists + 2,590 $48,510 -15.1%
8
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates + 700 $84,800 14.8%
9
Judicial Law Clerks + 610 $42,810
10
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers + 230 $81,410 21.1%
11
Fish and Game Wardens + 220 n/a
12
Bailiffs + 210 $33,510 -36.4%
 

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