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491 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
951 Master's Degrees Annually
#202 in Popularity

The following table lists how many legal professions (other) graduations there were in 2017-2018 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 951
Graduate Certificate 672
Bachelor’s Degree 494
Doctor’s Degree 107
Associate’s Degree 59
Undergraduate Certificate 25
Basic Certificate 3

494 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
65% Percent Women
38% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This is a less frequently chosen undergraduate major. Only 491 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in legal professions (other) in 2018, making it rank #202 in popularity. The major attracts more women than men. About 65% of the recent graduates in this field are 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 33
Black or African American 65
Hispanic or Latino 76
White 244
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 63

Geographic Diversity

Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in Other Legal Professions. About 2.6% 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).


We don’t know for sure if all of these people took jobs related to other legal professions so take that into consideration.

In the 2017-2018 academic year, 112 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 18 2
Post-Baccalaureate 3 0
Master’s Degree 51 10
Post-Master’s 4 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 9 1
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 34,826
Legal Support Services 12,032
Legal Research 9,352
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 3,279


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