Law Schools In Louisiana

Law classes faculty can choose to work at one of 45 accredited law schools in Louisiana. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the state of Louisiana, 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. Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus

    4311 South MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-3137

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  2. Bossier Parish Community College

    6220 East Texas, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111-6922

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  3. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  4. Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus

    609 Vocational Pky, West Monroe, Louisiana 71292-9064

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  5. Nunez Community College

    3710 Paris Rd, Chalmette, Louisiana 70043

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  6. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

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  7. Louisiana State University at Alexandria

    8100 Hwy 71 South, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-9121

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  8. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

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  9. Louisiana State University Eunice

    2048 Johnson Hwy, Eunice, Louisiana 70535

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  10. Louisiana State University-Shreveport

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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  11. Louisiana College

    1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359

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  12. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

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  13. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

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  14. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  15. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  16. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  17. Our Lady of the Lake College

    7434 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380

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  18. L E Fletcher Technical Community College

    310 St Charles St, Houma, Louisiana 70360-2863

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  19. Remington College-Lafayette Campus

    303 Rue Louis XIV, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508

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  20. Sowela Technical Community College

    3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70616

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  21. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  22. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  23. Southern University at New Orleans

    6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

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  24. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

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  25. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  26. Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus

    1710 Sullivan Dr, Bogalusa, Louisiana 70427

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  27. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

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  28. Career Technical College

    2319 Louisville Ave, Monroe, Louisiana 71201

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  29. Baton Rouge College

    1900 N Lobdell Blvd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

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  30. University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus

    One Galleria Blvd. Suite 725, Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2082

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  31. Herzing University in Kenner

    2500 Williams Blvd, Kenner, Louisiana 70062

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  32. South Louisiana Community College

    320 Devalcourt Street, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506-2030

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  33. Blue Cliff College-Metairie

    3200 Cleary Ave, Metairie, Louisiana 70002-5714

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  34. ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose

    140 James Drive East, Saint Rose, Louisiana 70087

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  35. Baton Rouge Community College

    201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

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  36. Blue Cliff College-Lafayette

    120 James Comeaux Rd., Lafayette, Louisiana 70508

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  37. Remington College-Baton Rouge

    10551 Coursey Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816

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  38. Southern University Law Center


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  39. Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana

    12090 S. Harrells Ferry Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816-2246

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  40. Career Technical College-Shreveport

    1227 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy, Shreveport, Louisiana 71105

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  41. Blue Cliff College-Houma

    803 Barrow St, Houma, Louisiana 70360

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  42. Blue Cliff College in Alexandria

    1505 Metro Dr Ste 1, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

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  43. ITT Technical Institute-Baton Rouge

    14141 Airline Highway, Suite 101, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70817

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  44. Remington College-Shreveport

    2106 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, Louisiana 71118

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  45. Strayer University-Louisiana

    111 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Ste 420, Metairie, Louisiana 70005

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Law Employment

Louisiana 33,630
National 2,096,250

Approximately 2% of the country's law professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Louisiana

26,440 30,550 32,260 32,060 33,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Louisiana, law is a growing field. In 2010 there were 7,190 more law professionals working in Louisiana than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has grown by 27% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of law professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of law professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$45,254 $44,025 $46,545 $49,028 $49,703
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The salaries paid to law professionals are growing in Louisiana. In 2006 law professionals made a mean salary of $45,254 per year, and in 2010 they made $49,703 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$25,638
25th percentile
$32,284
50th percentile
$44,278
75th percentile
$63,743
90th percentile
$68,970

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of law. The pay differential between the highest paid law professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 169%

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Court Reporter
$39,300
Criminal Justice
$39,881
Criminology
$49,080
Forensic Accounting
$52,097
Forensic Science
$48,520
Homeland Security
$35,198
Law
$49,703
Paralegal
$39,765
Public Administration
$76,812

In Louisiana, law professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
38
bachelor
20
master
6
doctor
4
Certificate
18
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As the number of law professionals is increasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 45 accredited law schools in Louisiana state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 2,386 law graduates from law courses in Louisiana and in 2010 there were 1,877 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana by 21%. A majority of these graduates, or 44%, graduated with a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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