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480 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
1,061 Master's Degrees Annually
#207 in Popularity

The following table lists how many legal professions (other) graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,061
Graduate Certificate 823
Bachelor’s Degree 481
Doctor’s Degree 92
Associate’s Degree 65
Undergraduate Certificate 42
Basic Certificate 6

481 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
68% Percent Women
37% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This is a less frequently chosen undergraduate major. Only 480 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in legal professions (other) in 2019, making it rank #207 in popularity. This major is dominated by women with about 68% of recent graduates being female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Legal Professions Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 55
Hispanic or Latino 86
White 254
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 49

Geographic Diversity

Other Legal Professions appeals to people across the globe. About 4.8% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:

  • China
  • Japan
  • Brazil
  • India
  • South Korea

Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary

The U.S. Department of Education found that students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a bachelor’s degree in legal professions (other) made a median starting salary of $32,600 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $28,900 (25th percentile) and $36,675 (75th percentile).

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It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in other legal professions, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 109 schools offered some type of legal professions (other) program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 3 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 5 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 12 3
Bachelor’s Degree 17 2
Post-Baccalaureate 3 0
Master’s Degree 52 14
Post-Master’s 4 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 9 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other legal professions.

Major Number of Grads
Law 34,727
Legal Support Services 10,947
Legal Research 9,147
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 3,620

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