Law Schools In Delaware

Delaware has 9 accredited law schools where law faculty who teach law classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Delaware, and the future trends in 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. Dawn Career Institute Inc

    3700 Lancaster Pike, Suite 105, Wilmington, Delaware 19805-1511

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  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens

    Route 18, Seashore Highway, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

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  3. Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry

    100 Campus Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901

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  4. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

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  5. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Wesley College in Dover

    120 N State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-3875

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  7. Wilmington University

    320 Dupont Hwy, New Castle, Delaware 19720

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  8. Widener University-Delaware Campus

    4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19803

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  9. Strayer University-Delaware

    240 Continental Dr Ste 108, Newark, Delaware 19713

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Law Employment

Delaware 8,060
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Delaware

7,560 8,120 7,210 7,610 8,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Delaware, the field of law is growing. There were 500 more law professionals working in Delaware in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of law has grown by 7% in Delaware. This is faster than the trend for law professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of law professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$66,737 $53,418 $77,358 $73,301 $71,585
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to law professionals are growing in Delaware. The mean salary for law professionals in 2006 was $66,737 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,585 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Delaware

10th percentile
$40,688
25th percentile
$50,687
50th percentile
$65,510
75th percentile
$80,333
90th percentile
$95,156

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid law professionals earning 56% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Delaware state.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Delaware

Court Reporter
$53,050
Criminal Justice
$53,392
Criminology
$68,965
Forensic Accounting
$66,030
Homeland Security
$48,900
Law
$71,585
Paralegal
$50,745
Public Administration
$87,942

Law professionals in Delaware earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
11
bachelor
5
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
3
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The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited law schools in Delaware is decreasing. In 2006, 866 students graduated from law courses in Delaware. And in 2010, 544 students graduated.

This represents a 37% decrease in the number of law degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. Most of these graduates, or 44%, earned a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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