Law Schools In Kentucky

There are 47 accredited law schools in Kentucky for faculty who teach law classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the state of Kentucky, 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. Ashland Community and Technical College

    1400 College Drive, Ashland, Kentucky 41101-3683

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  2. Bellarmine University

    2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-0671

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  3. Campbellsville University

    1 University Dr, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718-2799

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  4. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

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  5. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  6. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    600 College Street Rd, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701-3081

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  7. Hopkinsville Community College

    720 North Dr, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42241-2100

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  8. Daymar College-Paducah Main

    509 South 30th Street, Paducah, Kentucky 42001-8252

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  9. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  10. Kentucky State University

    400 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-2355

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  11. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  12. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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  13. Lindsey Wilson College

    210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1223

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  14. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

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  15. Madisonville Community College

    2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431-9199

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  16. Midway College

    512 E. Stephens St, Midway, Kentucky 40347-1120

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  17. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  18. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  19. Gateway Community and Technical College

    500 Technology Way, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  20. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  21. Daymar College-Owensboro Campus

    3361 Buckland Sq, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  22. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

    4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-7380

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  23. Pikeville College

    147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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  24. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

    One Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653

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  25. Brown Mackie College-Louisville

    3605 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  26. Saint Catharine College

    2735 Bardstown Rd, Saint Catharine, Kentucky 40061

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  27. Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky

    309 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky 41017

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  28. Somerset Community College

    808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501-2973

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  29. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

    700 College Rd, Cumberland, Kentucky 40823

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  30. Sullivan University

    3101 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-3013

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  31. Thomas More College

    333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, Kentucky 41017-3495

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  32. Union College in Barbourville

    310 College St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906-1499

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  33. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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  34. Southwestern College in Florence

    8095 Connector Dr, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  35. Beckfield College in Florence

    16 Spiral Drive, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  36. Owensboro Community and Technical College

    4800 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303

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  37. Daymar College in Bowling Green

    2421 Fitzgerald Industrial Dr., Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101

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  38. Daymar College-Louisville

    4112 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  39. ITT Technical Institute-Louisville

    9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100, Louisville, Kentucky 40223

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  40. Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville

    4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240-4948

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  41. Daymar College-Bellevue

    119 Fairfield Avenue, Bellevue, Kentucky 41073

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  42. ITT Technical Institute-Lexington

    2473 Fortune Dr - Suite 180, Lexington, Kentucky 40509

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  43. Daymar College-Madisonville

    1105 National Mine Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

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  44. Strayer University-Kentucky

    220 Lexington Green Cir Ste 500, Lexington, Kentucky 40503

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  45. Daymar College-Scottsville

    1138 Old Gallatin Rd, Scottsville, Kentucky 42164

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  46. Daymar College Online

    3309 Collins Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40245

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  47. Daymar College in Louisville

    3309 Collins Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40245

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Law Employment

Kentucky 25,620
National 2,096,250

Approximately 1% of the country's law professionals work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Kentucky

18,030 20,650 21,630 23,190 25,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Kentucky, law is a growing field. 7,590 more law professionals were working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of law professionals has grown by 42%. 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 Kentucky

$46,080 $42,683 $43,926 $52,413 $51,194
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of law professionals is growing, the salaries earned by law professionals are increasing. Law professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,080 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,194 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$35,477
25th percentile
$40,013
50th percentile
$47,652
75th percentile
$58,951
90th percentile
$59,489

Thus, there was a 10% growth in law professionals' salaries. 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 68% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kentucky state.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Criminal Justice
$35,909
Criminology
$50,500
Forensic Accounting
$48,620
Forensic Science
$42,290
Homeland Security
$39,543
Law
$51,194
Paralegal
$36,445
Public Administration
$83,607

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
52
bachelor
34
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
7
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As the number of law professionals is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 47 accredited law schools in Kentucky state is decreasing. In Kentucky, there were 1,859 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,451 graduates from law courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 22% percent decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. Most of these graduates, or 53%, earned a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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