Law Schools In Nebraska

Nebraska has 20 accredited law schools where law faculty who teach law classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law training in Nebraska, which 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. Bellevue University

    1000 Galvin Rd S, Bellevue, Nebraska 68005-3098

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  2. Central Community College

    3134 West Hwy 34, Grand Island, Nebraska 68802-4903

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  3. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

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  4. University of Nebraska at Kearney

    905 W 25th St, Kearney, Nebraska 68849-1212

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  5. Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus

    1821 K St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68501-2826

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  6. Metropolitan Community College Area

    30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610

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  7. Midland Lutheran College

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

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  8. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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  9. Kaplan University-Omaha Campus

    5425 N. 103rd St., Omaha, Nebraska 68134-1002

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  10. Nebraska Wesleyan University

    5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504-2794

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  11. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

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  12. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

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  13. Peru State College

    600 Hoyt Street, Peru, Nebraska 68421-0010

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  14. College of Saint Mary

    7000 Mercy Rd., Omaha, Nebraska 68106

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  15. Southeast Community College Area

    301south 68th Street Place, Lincoln, Nebraska 68510-2449

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  16. Wayne State College

    1111 Main St, Wayne, Nebraska 68787

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  17. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

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  18. York College

    1125 E 8th St, York, Nebraska 68467-2699

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  19. ITT Technical Institute-Omaha

    9814 M St, Omaha, Nebraska 68127-9812

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  20. Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master

    303 N 52nd St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Law Employment

Nebraska 8,620
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Nebraska

9,240 9,320 9,320 8,930 8,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Law is a shrinking field in Nebraska. In 2010 there were 620 less law professionals working in Nebraska than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of law professionals has shrunk by 7%. 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 Nebraska

$44,897 $50,611 $50,993 $51,746 $48,524
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
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 Nebraska. In 2006 law professionals made a mean salary of $44,897 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,524 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$28,329
25th percentile
$34,757
50th percentile
$45,978
75th percentile
$59,113
90th percentile
$72,248

Thus, law professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid law professionals earning 85% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nebraska state.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Criminal Justice
$41,322
Criminology
$52,975
Forensic Accounting
$41,583
Forensic Science
$0
Homeland Security
$41,447
Law
$48,524
Paralegal
$38,170
Public Administration
$84,535

Law professionals in Nebraska earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
17
bachelor
12
master
3
doctor
4
Certificate
9
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As the number of law professionals is decreasing in Nebraska state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited law schools in Nebraska state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,154 law graduates from law courses in Nebraska and in 2010 there were 880 graduates.

This represents a 24% decrease in the number of law degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. 38% of these graduates received a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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