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Other Legal Professions Major

1,611 yearly degrees
#205 in popularity

Legal professions (other) is a major that typically falls into the Legal Professions category.

There are 12 programs available throughout the country that offer an associate’s degree in other legal professions, 40 that offer a bachelor’s degree, and 51 that offer a master’s degree. There are also at least 14 schools in the nation where you can get your doctorate degree in the field.

Legal professions (other) is one of the least chosen majors in the country, ranked #198 in popularity. About 500 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in the field in 2017. The major attracts more women than men. About 65.2% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial Distribution

At the countrywide level, the racial distribution of other legal professions majors is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.7%
  • Black or African American: 13.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.4%
  • White: 49.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 12.8%
Other Legal Professions Majors Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in other legal professions. About 2.6% of those graduating in 2017 were international students. The most popular countries sending other legal professions majors to the U.S. are China, Japan and Brazil.

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There are 40 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in legal professions (other), with 7 of them offering at least some courses online.

Online learners must listen or watch video lectures, participate in group chats or forums, submit papers and assignments electronically, take tests, and meet deadlines.

Many learners are drawn to online programs due to the ease of use and flexibility. Students should be warned that those who enroll in online programs can take longer to graduate than average and are more likely to drop out.


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National Center for Education Statistics
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