Law Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 54 accredited schools where law classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Tennessee, and the future trends in 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. ITT Technical Institute-Nashville

    2845 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-3717

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  2. Austin Peay State University

    601 College St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37044

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  3. Bethel University in McKenzie

    325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  4. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  5. Cleveland State Community College

    3535 Adkisson Drive, Cleveland, Tennessee 37312

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  6. Columbia State Community College

    1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, Tennessee 38401

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  7. Cumberland University

    One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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  8. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  9. Daymar Institute in Nashville

    340 Plus Park Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37217

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  10. Dyersburg State Community College

    1510 Lake Rd, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024-2411

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  11. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  12. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  13. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  14. South College

    3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909-0000

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  15. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  16. Le Moyne-Owen College

    807 Walker Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38126-6595

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  17. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  18. Martin Methodist College

    433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799

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  19. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  20. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  21. Nashville State Community College

    120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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  22. Roane State Community College

    276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee 37748

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  23. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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  24. Pellissippi State Community College

    10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37933-0990

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  25. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  26. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  27. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  28. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  29. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  30. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  31. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  32. Northeast State Community College

    2425 Hwy 75, Blountville, Tennessee 37617-0246

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  33. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  34. Volunteer State Community College

    1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-3188

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  35. Walters State Community College

    500 South Davy Crockett Parkway, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-6899

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  36. Kaplan Career Institute in Nashville

    750 Envious Lane, Nashville, Tennessee 37217-5318

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  37. ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville

    10208 Technology Dr, Knoxville, Tennessee 37932

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  38. Daymar Institute in Clarksville

    1860 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040-6718

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  39. Miller-Motte Technical College in Clarksville

    1820 Business Park Dr, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

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  40. Remington College-Memphis Campus

    2710 Nonconnah Blvd, Memphis, Tennessee 38132

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  41. ITT Technical Institute-Cordova

    7260 Goodlett Farms Parkway, Cordova, Tennessee 38016

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  42. Anthem Career College-Nashville

    560 Royal Parkway, Nashville, Tennessee 37211

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  43. University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus

    616 Marriott Dr Ste 150, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-5048

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  44. Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga

    6020 Shallowford Road Suite 100, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421

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  45. Strayer University-Tennessee

    2620 Thousand Oaks Blvd Ste 1100, Memphis, Tennessee 38118

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  46. University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus

    65 Germantown Ct Ste 100, Cordova, Tennessee 38018-7290

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  47. Daymar Institute-Murfreesboro

    415 Golden Bear Court, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128

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  48. Remington College-Nashville Campus

    441 Donelson Pk Ste 150, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

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  49. Anthem Career College-Memphis

    5865 Shelby Oaks Circle, Memphis, Tennessee 38134

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  50. ITT Technical Institute-Chattanooga

    5600 Brainerd Rd Suite G-1, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411

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  51. Virginia College-School of Business and Health

    721 Eastgate Loop Rd., Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411

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  52. University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

    1208 Pointe Centre Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421-3983

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  53. Argosy University-Nashville

    100 Centerview Dr, Suite 225, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

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  54. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Johnson City

    4721 Lake Park Dr, Johnson City, Tennessee 37615

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Law Employment

Tennessee 33,320
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Tennessee

31,850 31,910 31,620 31,360 33,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of law professionals is growing in Tennessee. There were 1,470 more law professionals working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of law has grown by 5% in Tennessee. This growth 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 Tennessee

$48,393 $51,699 $54,818 $56,129 $56,272
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by law professionals is increasing in Tennessee. The mean salary for law professionals in 2006 was $48,393 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,272 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$27,957
25th percentile
$38,388
50th percentile
$53,775
75th percentile
$68,745
90th percentile
$83,715

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Tennessee, 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 199%

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Court Reporter
$47,330
Criminal Justice
$38,792
Criminology
$47,265
Forensic Accounting
$54,887
Forensic Science
$44,530
Homeland Security
$37,853
Law
$56,272
Paralegal
$37,615
Public Administration
$75,762

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
43
bachelor
35
master
6
doctor
3
Certificate
8
Total95

The number of students graduating from the 54 accredited law schools in Tennessee is decreasing. In Tennessee, there were 2,009 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,838 graduates from law courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 9% percent decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee. Most of these graduates, or 45%, earned a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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