Law Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 50 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 New Jersey, 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. Atlantic Cape Community College

    5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330-2699

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  2. Bergen Community College

    400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595

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  3. Berkeley College in Woodland Park

    44 Rifle Camp Rd, Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424

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  4. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  5. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  6. Caldwell College

    120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195

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  7. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  8. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  9. Lincoln Technical Institute in Edison

    1697 Oak Tree Road, Edison, New Jersey 08820-2896

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  10. American Institute

    346 LEXINGTON AVE, CLIFTON, New Jersey 07011

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  11. County College of Morris

    214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, New Jersey 07869-2086

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  12. Cumberland County College

    3322 College Drive, Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1500

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  13. Essex County College

    303 University Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  14. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  15. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  16. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  17. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  18. Gloucester County College

    1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080

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  19. Harris School of Business-Cherry Hill Campus

    One Cherry Hill, One Mall Drive Ste.700, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002

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  20. Hudson County Community College

    70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

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  21. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  22. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  23. Mercer County Community College

    1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor, New Jersey 08550-3407

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  24. Middlesex County College

    2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050

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  25. Monmouth University

    400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898

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  26. Montclair State University

    1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624

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  27. Ocean County College

    College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001

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  28. Passaic County Community College

    One College Blvd, Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179

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  29. Ramapo College of New Jersey

    505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1680

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  30. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  31. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. Rutgers University-Newark

    249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, New Jersey 07102

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Saint Peter's College

    2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997

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  34. Salem Community College

    460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799

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  35. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. College of Saint Elizabeth

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

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  37. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  38. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  39. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  40. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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  41. Warren County Community College

    475 Rte 57 W, Washington, New Jersey 07882-4343

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  42. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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  43. Lincoln Technical Institute in Moorestown

    308 Route 38 W, Moorestown, New Jersey 08057

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  44. Prism Career Institute in Cherry Hill

    3 Executive Campus Rt 70, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002

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  45. Prism Career Institute in West Atlantic City

    8025 Black Horse Pike Bayport One Suite 250, West Atlantic City, New Jersey 08232

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  46. StenoTech Career Institute in Fairfield

    20 Just Rd, Fairfield, New Jersey 07004-3490

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  47. Lincoln Technical Institute in Paramus

    240 Bergen Town Center, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-5002

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  48. Harris School of Business-Linwood Campus

    1201 New Road-Ste 226, Linwood, New Jersey 08221

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  49. StenoTech Career Institute in Piscataway

    262A Old New Brunswick Rd, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854

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  50. Harris School of Business-Hamilton Campus

    3620 Quakerbridge Rd, Hamilton, New Jersey 08619

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Law Employment

New Jersey 75,590
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In New Jersey

80,050 76,680 77,360 74,650 75,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, the field of law is shrinking. In New Jersey, 4,460 less law professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of law has shrunk by 6% in New Jersey. This decline 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 New Jersey

$69,638 $72,349 $69,243 $75,242 $74,550
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of law professionals is declining, the salaries earned by law professionals are increasing. In 2006 law professionals made a mean salary of $69,638 per year, and in 2010 they made $74,550 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$41,366
25th percentile
$55,557
50th percentile
$59,716
75th percentile
$75,020
90th percentile
$90,324

Thus, there was a 7% growth in law professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 74% pay differential between the highest paid law professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of law in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Court Reporter
$56,360
Criminal Justice
$58,336
Criminology
$79,170
Forensic Accounting
$65,487
Forensic Science
$50,330
Homeland Security
$51,740
Law
$74,550
Paralegal
$49,165
Public Administration
$98,095

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

Educational Trends

Law programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
36
bachelor
18
master
10
doctor
4
Certificate
40
Total108

As the number of law professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 50 accredited law schools in New Jersey state is decreasing. In New Jersey, there were 3,720 graduates in 2006. And there were 3,535 graduates from law courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 5%. 37% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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