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Southern Methodist University

6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221
(214) 768-2000

4 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 4-year, Private not-for-profit 127 59
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
10,891 $53,285 n/a 77%

Degrees Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
Certificate
2

El Centro College

801 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75202-3604
(214) 860-2037

0 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 2-year, Public 46 49
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
9,072 $15,726 $9,668 7%

Degrees Offered

Associates
Certificate
3

Mountain View College

4849 West Illinois Ave., Dallas, Texas 75211-6599
(214) 860-8680

7 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 2-year, Public 43 28
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
8,203 $15,726 $9,668 9%

Degrees Offered

Associates
Certificate
4

Dallas Baptist University

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211-9299
(214) 333-7100

10 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 4-year, Private not-for-profit 62 37
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
5,400 $34,149 $25,086 52%

Degrees Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
Associates
Certificate
5

Everest College-Dallas

6080 North Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75206
(214) 234-4850

3 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 2-year, Private for-profit 9 10
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
1,261 $26,845 $19,798 37%

Degrees Offered

Associates
Certificate
6

University of Phoenix-Dallas Campus

12400 Coit Rd Ste 200, Dallas, Texas 75251-2004
(972) 385-1055

8 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 4-year, Private for-profit 24 29
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
1,238 $28,475 $20,435 15%

Degrees Offered

Masters
Bachelors
7

Court Reporting Institute-Wheeler Institute of Texas

1341 W. Mockingbird Lane, Suite 200 East, Dallas, Texas 75247
(214) 350-9722 x234

4 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 2-year, Private for-profit 2 3
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
969 $26,544 $19,497 2%

Degrees Offered

Associates
Certificate
8

Westwood College-Dallas

8390 LBJ Frwy, Exec Center 1-Ste 100, Dallas, Texas 75243
(214) 570-0100

9 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit 15 25
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
611 $29,325 $24,261 36%

Degrees Offered

Associates
9

Argosy University-Dallas

5001 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Heritage Square, Suite 230, Farmers Branch, Texas 75244
(214) 890-9900

9 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 4-year, Private for-profit 0 18
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
534 $41,012 $29,012 n/a

Degrees Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
10

Kaplan College

12005 Ford Road, Suite 100, Dallas, Texas 75234
(972) 385-1446

10 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 2-year, Private for-profit 7 9
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
368 n/a n/a 62%

Degrees Offered

Certificate
11

Central Texas Commercial College

9400 N Central Expy Ste 200, Dallas, Texas 75231
(214) 368-3680

6 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 2-year, Private for-profit 8 3
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
50 $28,672 $22,822 76%

Degrees Offered

Certificate
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
4 miles from location Southern Methodist University Dallas TX 37.1432 30% 10,891
0 miles from location El Centro College Dallas TX 8.41391 n/a 9,072
7 miles from location Mountain View College Dallas TX 9.11365 n/a 8,203
10 miles from location Dallas Baptist University Dallas TX 26.712 48% 5,400
3 miles from location Everest College-Dallas Dallas TX 21.5043 100% 1,261
8 miles from location University of Phoenix-Dallas Campus Dallas TX 8.24286 n/a 1,238
4 miles from location Court Reporting Institute-Wheeler Institute of Texas Dallas TX 5.2539 n/a 969
9 miles from location Westwood College-Dallas Dallas TX 11.581 n/a 611
9 miles from location Argosy University-Dallas Dallas TX 1.24429 n/a 534
10 miles from location Kaplan College Dallas TX 22.7832 n/a 368
6 miles from location Central Texas Commercial College Dallas TX 30.0442 n/a 50

In 2010, 485 students graduated from law degree programs and law certificate programs from the 11 accredited law schools in the city of Dallas.

Top School

Southern Methodist University, which was ranked 63rd in the country in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Dallas that offers law courses. Southern Methodist University graduated 309 students from its law program in 2010. Southern Methodist University charged in-state students taking law classes $37,230 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you decide to attend one of Dallas's law schools you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,972 per year. Tuition at Southern Methodist University, however, Dallas's most expensive law school is in the range of $37,230 per year. Tuition at El Centro College, Dallas's least expensive law school is approximately $1,230 per year.

You've earned a law degree...now what?

Law majors in Dallas can go into a variety of professions such as lawyer, law clerk, administrative judge, police officer, court clerk. In 2010, 20 out of every 100 law professionals in Texas, worked in Dallas. A total of 30,770 law professionals were working in Dallas. Of these, 9,370 were lawyers. In addition, 280 were law clerks and 160 were administrative judges.

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of law professionals in Dallas will grow by 19%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 191,920 law professionals working in Texas. The greatest growth for law professionals is predicted to be amongst police detectives, who are expected to increase by 28% by 2018. This expected growth in the number of Texas law professionals is faster than the growth that is expected for law professionals around the US.

Salary

Law professionals in Dallas make an average of $67,325 per year. However, Dallas law professionals earned anywhere in the range from less than $36,987 per year to more than $165,300 per year in 2010.

On average the highest paid law professionals were:

  1. Lawyer - $142,740 per year
  2. Administrative Judge - $104,650 per year
  3. Judge - $102,260 per year

The law professionals with lowest average salaries in 2010 were:

  1. Law Clerk - $32,830 per year
  2. Court Clerk - $31,330 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Dallas statistics regarding a law career after graduating from a law training program at the law certificate, law associate's degree, law bachelor's degree, law master's degree, or law doctoral degree levels. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic accounting or public administration.

 
 

Finding the right career with the right degree is never an easy job.

We work to make that just a bit easier for you. Below you'll find the different careers related to
Law in Dallas, TX

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Lawyers + 9,370 $142,740 -0.3%
2
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers + 8,910 $57,010 20.2%
3
Paralegals and Legal Assistants + 4,200 $53,380 -2.1%
4
Legal Secretaries + 3,890 $49,130 23.5%
5
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks + 1,910 $31,330 75.2%
6
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 1,070 $81,360 3.9%
7
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists + 640 $39,030 -27.3%
8
Judicial Law Clerks + 280 $32,830
9
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates + 230 $102,260 -4.2%
10
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers + 160 $104,650 77.8%
11
Bailiffs + 110 $46,850
 

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