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Legal Professions at Temple University

What traits are you looking for in a legal professions school? To help you decide if Temple University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's legal professions program.

Temple is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 37,236 students attend the school each year. Of the 6,572 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Temple University in 2021, 41 of them were legal professions majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Legal Professions section at the bottom of this page.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Professions
  • Master’s Degree in Legal Professions
  • Doctorate Degree in Legal Professions

Online Classes Are Available at Temple

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Temple does offer online education options in legal professions for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Each year, College Factual ranks legal professions programs across the country. The following shows how Temple performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The legal professions major at Temple is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Legal Professions. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Legal Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools 32

In 2021, 35 students received their master’s degree in legal professions from Temple. This makes it the #56 most popular school for legal professions master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 239 students who received their doctoral degrees in legal professions, making the school the #36 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the legal professions majors at Temple University.

46% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 41 students earned a bachelor's degree in legal professions from Temple. About 46% of these graduates were women and the other 54% were men. The typical legal professions bachelor's degree program is made up of only 39% men. So male students are more repesented at Temple since its program graduates 15% more men than average.


About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in legal professions at Temple are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Temple University with a bachelor's in legal professions.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 29
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

49% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 35 students who earned a master's degree in Legal Professions from Temple in 2020-2021, 51% were men and 49% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 39% men graduate in legal professions each year. Temple does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 13% more men than average.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Temple University with a master's in legal professions.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 15
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Temple also has a doctoral program available in legal professions. In 2021, 239 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

The following legal professions concentations are available at Temple University. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Temple University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Law 239
Legal Research 95
Legal Professions (Other) 41

A degree in legal professions can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Temple University.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Lawyers 24,980 $138,610
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 12,440 $52,780
Legal Secretaries 7,420 $50,980
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 2,050 $46,170
Judicial Law Clerks 1,070 $40,550


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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