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Marshall University

1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755
(800) 642-3463

1 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
Suburb: Midsize 4-year, Public 94 60
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
13,776 $17,073 $19,778 45%

Degrees Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
Associates
Certificate
2

Mountwest Community and Technical College

1 John Marshall Way, Huntington, West Virginia 25755
(304) 696-6282

1 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Small 2-year, Public 36 35
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
3,118 $14,376 $12,560 10%

Degrees Offered

Associates
Certificate
3

Huntington Junior College

900 Fifth Ave, Huntington, West Virginia 25701
(304) 697-7550

1 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Small 2-year, Private for-profit 12 13
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
865 $17,940 $9,930 27%

Degrees Offered

Associates
Certificate
4

ITT Technical Institute

5183 US Route 60 Building 1 Ste40, Huntington, West Virginia 25705
(304) 733-8700

4 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
n/a n/a n/a 11
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
220 $29,009 $21,888 n/a

Degrees Offered

Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Marshall University Huntington WV 62.2969 84% 13,776
1 miles from location Mountwest Community and Technical College Huntington WV 7.27315 n/a 3,118
1 miles from location Huntington Junior College Huntington WV 12.1966 n/a 865
4 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Huntington WV n/a n/a 220

In 2010, 91 students graduated from law degree programs from the 4 accredited law schools in the city of Huntington.

Top School

The top-ranked school in Huntington offering law courses is Marshall University, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010. In 2010, 69 students graduated from Marshall University's law program. Students taking law classes at Marshall University paid $5,285 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you decide to attend one of Huntington's law schools you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,084 per year. However, tuition at Huntington's most expensive law school, ITT Technical Institute, is approximately $18,048 per year, while tuition at the city's least expensive law school, Mountwest Community and Technical College, is an estimated $2,856 per year.

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

Some of the most popular jobs law graduates in Huntington pursue include lawyer, police officer, court clerk, paralegal, police detective. In 2010, there were 1,420 law professionals working in Huntington, which accounts for 14% of the West Virginia's total number of law professionals. There were 280 lawyers, 460 police officers, and 100 court clerks.

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of law professionals is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 11,390 law professionals working in West Virginia then. Of these 11,390 law professionals, the government predicts that 2,970 will be lawyers, 3,180 will be police officers, and 450 will be court clerks. This growth projected for law professionals in West Virginia is slower than the growth projected for law professionals nationwide.

Salary

Huntington law professionals earn on average $44,667 per year. In 2010, however, some law professionals in Huntington earned as little as less than $27,664 per year or as much as more than $122,470 per year.

The law professionals with highest average salaries in 2010 were:

  1. Lawyer - $84,350 per year
  2. Police Detective - $57,870 per year
  3. Paralegal - $38,730 per year

The law professionals with lowest average salaries in 2010 were:

  1. Legal Assistant - $29,710 per year
  2. Court Clerk - $29,610 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a law career in Huntington 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, and to compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic accounting or public administration, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

 
 

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Law in Huntington, WV

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers + 460 $37,670 21.1%
2
Lawyers + 280 $84,350 21.7%
3
Legal Secretaries + 270 $29,710 8.0%
4
Paralegals and Legal Assistants + 230 $38,730 9.5%
5
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks + 100 $29,610 11.1%
6
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists + 50 $34,730 66.7%
7
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 30 $57,870 -25.0%
 

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