Law Schools In Mississippi

Law classes faculty can choose to work at one of 24 accredited law schools in Mississippi. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the state of Mississippi, 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. Alcorn State University

    1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

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  2. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  3. Antonelli College in Jackson

    2323 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39232

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  4. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  5. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

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  6. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  7. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  8. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  9. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  10. Jones County Junior College

    900 S Court St, Ellisville, Mississippi 39437

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  11. Mississippi Delta Community College

    Hwy 3 and Cherry St, Moorhead, Mississippi 38761

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  12. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

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  13. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  14. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

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  15. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  16. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  17. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  18. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  19. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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  20. Antonelli College in Hattiesburg

    1500 N 31st Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

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  21. Virginia College-Jackson

    4795 Interstate 55 N, Jackson, Mississippi 39206-4026

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  22. Virginia College-Biloxi

    920 Cedar Lake Rd-Ste C, Biloxi, Mississippi 39532

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  23. ITT Technical Institute in Madison, MI

    382 Galleria Pkwy Ste 100, Madison, Mississippi 39110

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  24. Strayer University-Mississippi

    460 Briarwood Dr, Jackson, Mississippi 39206

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Law Employment

Mississippi 16,260
National 2,096,250

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

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Mississippi

17,000 17,850 17,730 16,980 16,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of law is shrinking. In Mississippi, 740 less law professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Mississippi, this field has shrunk by 4% in four years. This decline 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 Mississippi

$39,341 $42,033 $44,018 $44,615 $44,700
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of law professionals is declining, the salaries paid to law professionals are increasing in Mississippi. In 2006 law professionals made a mean salary of $39,341 per year, and in 2010 they made $44,700 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$24,347
25th percentile
$29,488
50th percentile
$38,059
75th percentile
$55,318
90th percentile
$61,601

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Mississippi, 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 153%

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Court Reporter
$52,830
Criminal Justice
$28,206
Criminology
$43,520
Forensic Accounting
$57,120
Forensic Science
$51,410
Homeland Security
$38,740
Law
$44,700
Paralegal
$39,100
Public Administration
$67,010

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
31
bachelor
15
master
7
doctor
3
Certificate
1
Total57

The number of students graduating from the 24 accredited law schools in Mississippi is decreasing. In 2006, 1,158 students graduated from law courses in Mississippi. And in 2010, 948 students graduated.

Thus there was a 18% percent decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. Most of these graduates, or 54%, earned an associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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