Law Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 30 accredited law schools where law faculty who teach law classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Schools

  1. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. Asnuntuck Community College

    170 Elm St, Enfield, Connecticut 06082

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  3. Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford Campus

    1 Summit Place, Branford, Connecticut 06405-4103

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  4. Lincoln College of New England

    2279 Mount Vernon Road, Southington, Connecticut 06489-1057

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  5. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  6. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  7. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  8. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

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  9. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  10. American Institute

    99 South Street, West Hartford, Connecticut 06110-1922

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  11. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  12. Housatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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  13. Sanford-Brown College-Farmington

    270 Farmington Ave, Suite 245, Farmington, Connecticut 06032

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  14. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  15. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  16. Middlesex Community College in Middletown

    100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, Connecticut 06457-4829

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  17. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  18. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  19. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  20. Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute

    470 Bank St, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  21. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  22. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

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  23. Post University

    800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723

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  24. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  25. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  26. Tunxis Community College

    271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, Connecticut 06032-3187

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  27. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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  28. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

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  29. Branford Hall Career Institute-Windsor Campus

    995 Day Hill Rd, Windsor, Connecticut 06095

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  30. Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington Campus

    35 N Main St, Southington, Connecticut 06489

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Law Employment

Connecticut 25,670
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Connecticut

23,970 26,430 27,310 24,910 25,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, law is a growing field. 1,700 more law professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of law professionals has grown by 7%. This growth is faster than the national trend for law professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of law professionals working around the nation.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$67,384 $72,328 $73,722 $57,719 $80,515
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of law professionals is growing, the salaries earned by law professionals are increasing. The mean salary for law professionals in 2006 was $67,384 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $80,515 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$49,818
25th percentile
$65,366
50th percentile
$77,076
75th percentile
$84,784
90th percentile
$93,262

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Connecticut state, within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid law professionals earn 84% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Court Reporter
$56,920
Criminal Justice
$51,913
Criminology
$74,525
Forensic Accounting
$74,350
Forensic Science
$67,570
Homeland Security
$49,967
Law
$80,515
Paralegal
$50,250
Public Administration
$98,385

In Connecticut, law professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
22
bachelor
15
master
9
doctor
5
Certificate
19
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The number of students graduating from the 30 accredited law schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006 there were 2,238 law graduates from law courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 1,425 graduates.

This represents a 36% decrease in the number of law degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. 31% of these graduates received a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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