Law Schools In Maryland

Law classes faculty can choose to work at one of 29 accredited law schools in Maryland. The trends in Maryland's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in law includes 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. Allegany College of Maryland

    12401 Willowbrook Rd SE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502-2596

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  2. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  3. TESST College of Technology-Towson

    803 Glen Eagles Ct, Towson, Maryland 21286-2201

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  4. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  5. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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  6. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  7. College of Southern Maryland

    8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910

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  8. Chesapeake College

    1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, Maryland 21679-0008

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  9. Coppin State University

    2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698

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  10. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  11. Frostburg State University

    101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, Maryland 21532-1099

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  12. Garrett College

    687 Mosser Road, McHenry, Maryland 21541

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  13. Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus

    18618 Crestwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742

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  14. Hagerstown Community College

    11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742-6514

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  15. Harford Community College

    401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air, Maryland 21015-1698

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  16. Hood College

    401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, Maryland 21701

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  17. Howard Community College

    10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197

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  18. University of Maryland-University College

    3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, Maryland 20783-8010

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  19. University of Maryland-Baltimore

    520 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-1627

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  20. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299

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  21. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  22. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

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  23. Sojourner-Douglass College

    500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1898

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  24. TESST College of Technology-Beltsville

    4600 Powder Mill Rd, Beltsville, Maryland 20705

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  25. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  26. Stevenson University

    1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, Maryland 21153-0641

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  27. Wor-Wic Community College

    32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury, Maryland 21804-7131

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  28. Carroll Community College

    1601 Washington Rd, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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  29. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Law Employment

Maryland 43,630
National 2,096,250

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

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Maryland

24,350 40,810 40,430 39,660 43,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Maryland, the field of law is growing. There were 19,280 more law professionals working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 79% growth in the field. 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 Maryland

$57,494 $62,142 $57,294 $66,961 $66,572
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maryland, 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 $57,494 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $66,572 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$38,164
25th percentile
$48,572
50th percentile
$63,426
75th percentile
$81,338
90th percentile
$99,250

Thus, law professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maryland state, within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid law professionals earn 160% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Maryland

Court Reporter
$44,260
Criminal Justice
$47,718
Criminology
$75,023
Forensic Accounting
$66,773
Forensic Science
$58,850
Homeland Security
$50,810
Law
$66,572
Paralegal
$46,165
Public Administration
$97,008

In Maryland, 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 Maryland

associate
30
bachelor
14
master
7
doctor
2
Certificate
31
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As the number of law professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 29 accredited law schools in Maryland state is decreasing. In 2006, 2,341 students graduated from law courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 1,787 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 24%. A majority of these graduates, or 37%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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