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Legal Professions at University of Florida

If you are interested in studying legal professions, you may want to check out the program at University of Florida. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UF is located in Gainesville, Florida and has a total student population of 53,372.

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.

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

There were 270 students who received their doctoral degrees in legal professions, making the school the #31 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 University of Florida.

43% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 88 students graduated with a master's degree in legal professions from UF. About 57% were men and 43% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 39% men graduate in legal professions each year. UF does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 18% more men than average.


In the legal professions master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 36% of degree recipients. That is 3% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 42
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

The following legal professions concentations are available at University of Florida. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at University of Florida. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Law 266
Legal Research 92

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 FL, the home state for University of Florida.

Occupation Jobs in FL Average Salary in FL
Lawyers 47,280 $128,920
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 30,230 $50,120
Legal Secretaries 9,460 $45,550
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 4,800 $50,350
Legal Support Workers 1,750 $65,520


*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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