Law Schools In Missouri

There are 71 accredited law schools in Missouri 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 Missouri, 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. Anthem College-Maryland Heights

    13723 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights, Missouri 63043

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  2. Avila University

    11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

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  3. ITT Technical Institute-Earth City

    3640 Corporate Trail Drive, Earth City, Missouri 63045

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  4. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  5. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  6. Columbia College in Columbia on Rogers

    1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, Missouri 65216

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  7. Crowder College

    601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, Missouri 64850

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  8. Culver-Stockton College

    One College Hill, Canton, Missouri 63435-1299

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  9. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

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  10. East Central College

    1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, Missouri 63084

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  11. Evangel University

    1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  12. Hannibal-Lagrange College

    2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, Missouri 63401-1999

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  13. Harris-Stowe State University

    3026 Laclede Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2136

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  14. Hickey College

    940 Westport Plaza, Saint Louis, Missouri 63146

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  15. Jefferson College

    1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, Missouri 63050-2440

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  16. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  17. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  18. Metropolitan Community College-Longview

    500 Longview Rd, Lees Summit, Missouri 64081-2105

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  19. Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods

    2601 NE Barry Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64156

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  20. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Mineral Area College

    5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, Missouri 63601-1000

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  22. Missouri Baptist University

    One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8698

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  23. Missouri Southern State University

    3950 E Newman Rd, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595

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  24. Missouri Valley College

    500 E College St, Marshall, Missouri 65340

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  25. Missouri Western State University

    4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507

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  26. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Moberly Area Community College

    101 College Ave, Moberly, Missouri 65270-1304

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  29. Truman State University

    100 E Normal, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221

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  30. College of the Ozarks

    100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017

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  31. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  32. Stevens Institute of Business & Arts

    1521 Washington Avenue, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103

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  33. Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley

    3201 SW Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2429

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  34. Rockhurst University

    1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561

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  35. Everest College-Springfield Campus

    1010 W Sunshine, Springfield, Missouri 65807

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  36. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

    11333 Big Bend Blvd, Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

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  37. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

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  38. Sanford-Brown College in Fenton

    1345 Smizer Mill Road, Fenton, Missouri 63026-3400

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  39. Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley

    3400 Pershall Rd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63135

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  40. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park

    5600 Oakland Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110

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  41. Southwest Baptist University

    1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596

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  42. Missouri State University-West Plains

    128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775-2715

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  43. State Fair Community College

    3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia, Missouri 65301-2199

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  44. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  45. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  46. Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff

    2080 Three Rivers Blvd, Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901

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  47. North Central Missouri College

    1301 Main St, Trenton, Missouri 64683

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  48. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

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  49. Webster University

    470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

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  50. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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  51. William Woods University

    One University Avenue, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1098

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  52. National American University-Independence

    3620 Arrowhead Avenue, Independence, Missouri 64057

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  53. St Charles Community College

    4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Cottleville, Missouri 63376-0975

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  54. Vatterott College in Springfield

    3850 South Campbell, Springfield, Missouri 65807

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  55. Sanford-Brown College in Hazelwood

    75 Village Square, Hazelwood, Missouri 63042

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  56. Colorado Technical University in North Kansas City

    520 E 19th Ave, North Kansas City, Missouri 64116

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  57. Kirksville Area Technical Center

    1103 S Cottage Grove, Kirksville, Missouri 63501

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  58. ITT Technical Institute-Arnold

    1930 Meyer Drury Dr, Arnold, Missouri 63010

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  59. Vatterott College in Saint Joseph

    3131 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, Missouri 64506

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  60. University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus

    13801 Riverport Dr Ste 102, Saint Louis, Missouri 63043-4828

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  61. Metropolitan Community College-Blue River

    20301 E 78 Hwy, Independence, Missouri 64057

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  62. University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus

    901 E 104th St Ste 200, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-3459

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  63. Grantham University

    7200 NW 86th St, Kansas City, Missouri 64153

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  64. Anthem College-Fenton

    645 Gravois Bluffs Blvd, Fenton, Missouri 63026

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  65. Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  66. University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus

    1343 E Kingsley St, Springfield, Missouri 65804-7216

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  67. ITT Technical Institute-Kansas City

    9150 East 41st Place, Kansas City, Missouri 64133

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  68. National American University-Zona Rosa

    7490 NW 87th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64153

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  69. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Springfield

    3216 S. National Ave, Springfield, Missouri 65807

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  70. American College of Technology

    2300 Frederick Ave, Suite 208, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64506

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  71. Brown Mackie College-St Louis

    #2 Soccer Park Rd, Fenton, Missouri 63026

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Law Employment

Missouri 39,780
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Missouri state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Missouri

36,270 37,050 36,240 38,630 39,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Missouri, the field of law is growing. In Missouri, 3,510 more law professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Missouri, this field has grown by 10% in four years. 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 Missouri

$56,338 $54,552 $57,450 $59,585 $58,234
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of law professionals is growing, the salaries paid to law professionals are increasing in Missouri. Law professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $56,338 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $58,234 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$33,294
25th percentile
$41,816
50th percentile
$55,502
75th percentile
$71,912
90th percentile
$88,322

Thus, law professionals' salaries grew by 3% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Missouri, 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 110%

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Missouri

Court Reporter
$49,220
Criminal Justice
$40,054
Criminology
$49,795
Forensic Accounting
$55,240
Forensic Science
$46,240
Homeland Security
$39,993
Law
$58,234
Paralegal
$41,995
Public Administration
$81,990

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
61
bachelor
52
master
14
doctor
5
Certificate
22
Total154

As the number of law professionals is increasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 71 accredited law schools in Missouri state is decreasing. In Missouri, there were 3,550 graduates in 2006. And there were 3,073 graduates from law courses in 2010.

This represents a 13% decrease in the number of law degree or certificate school graduates in Missouri state. 40% of these graduates received a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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