Law Schools In Virginia

In Virginia, there are 77 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 Virginia, 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. Averett University

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  2. Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave

    1 College Lane, Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486-0080

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  3. Bluefield College

    3000 College Dr, Bluefield, Virginia 24605

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  4. College of William and Mary

    Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795

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  5. Regent University

    1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464

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  6. Central Virginia Community College

    3506 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502-2498

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  7. Bryant and Stratton College-Virginia Beach

    301 Centre Pointe Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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  8. Bryant and Stratton College-Richmond

    8141 Hull St Rd, Richmond, Virginia 23235

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  9. Dabney S Lancaster Community College

    1000 Dabney Drive, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422-1000

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  10. Danville Community College

    1008 S Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541-4004

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  11. Centura College in Virginia Beach

    2697 Dean Dr Ste 100, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452-7431

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  12. Ferrum College

    215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, Virginia 24088-9000

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  13. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

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  14. Germanna Community College

    2130 Germanna Hwy, Locust Grove, Virginia 22508-2102

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  15. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

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  16. Hollins University

    7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, Virginia 24020

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  17. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

    1651 E Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228-2327

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  18. James Madison University

    800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

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  19. John Tyler Community College

    13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, Virginia 23831-5316

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  20. Everest College-Newport News

    803 Diligence Drive, Newport News, Virginia 23606

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  21. Liberty University

    1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  22. Longwood University

    201 High St, Farmville, Virginia 23909

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  23. Lord Fairfax Community College

    173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, Virginia 22645

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  24. Marymount University

    2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, Virginia 22207-4299

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  25. Mountain Empire Community College

    3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219

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  26. National College-Salem

    1813 E Main St, Salem, Virginia 24153

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  27. New River Community College

    5251 College Drive, Dublin, Virginia 24084-1127

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  28. Norfolk State University

    700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000

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  29. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  30. Patrick Henry Community College

    645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, Virginia 24112

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  31. Paul D Camp Community College

    100 N College Dr, Franklin, Virginia 23851

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  32. Miller-Motte Technical College in Lynchburg

    1011 Creekside Lane, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  33. Piedmont Virginia Community College

    501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-7589

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  34. Radford University

    801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia 24141-0672

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  35. Rappahannock Community College

    12745 College Drive, Glenns, Virginia 23149-2616

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  36. Fortis College in Norfolk

    6300 Center Dr Bldg 22, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-4101

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  37. University of Richmond

    28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, Virginia 23173

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  38. Roanoke College

    221 College Lane, Salem, Virginia 24153-3794

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  39. Saint Pauls College

    115 College Drive, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868

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  40. Shenandoah University

    1460 University Dr, Winchester, Virginia 22601-5195

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  41. Southside Virginia Community College

    109 Campus Dr, Alberta, Virginia 23821

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  42. Southwest Virginia Community College

    369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill, Richlands, Virginia 24641-1101

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  43. Strayer Virginia

    2121 15th Street N, Arlington, Virginia 22207

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  44. Thomas Nelson Community College

    99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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  45. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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  46. Virginia Highlands Community College

    100 VHCC Drive, Abingdon, Virginia 24212-0828

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  47. Virginia Intermont College

    1013 Moore Street, Bristol, Virginia 24201

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  48. Virginia Western Community College

    3093 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, Virginia 24015

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  49. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

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  50. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  51. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  52. Virginia Wesleyan College

    1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-5599

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  53. Washington and Lee University

    204 West Washington Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450-2116

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  54. Sanford-Brown College in Vienna

    1980 Gallows Rd, Vienna, Virginia 22182

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  55. Wytheville Community College

    1000 E Main Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382-3308

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  56. ECPI College of Technology

    5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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  57. Skyline College in Richmond

    800 Moorefield Pk Dr, Richmond, Virginia 23236

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  58. Skyline College in Roanoke

    5234 Airport Rd, Roanoke, Virginia 24012

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  59. ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk

    863 Glenrock Rd, Ste 100, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-3701

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  60. Argosy University-Washington D.C.

    1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600, Arlington, Virginia 22209

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  61. Centura College in Chesapeake

    932 B Ventures Way, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320

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  62. Centura College in Richmond on Midlothian

    7914 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, Virginia 23235-5250

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  63. Appalachian School of Law


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  64. ITT Technical Institute-Richmond

    300 Gateway Centre Pky, Richmond, Virginia 23235-5139

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  65. Everest College-Chesapeake

    825 Greenbrier Circle, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320

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  66. ITT Technical Institute-Springfield in Springfield

    7300 Boston Blvd, Springfield, Virginia 22153

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  67. ITT Technical Institute-Chantilly

    14420 Albemarle Point Pl, Suite 100, Chantilly, Virginia 20151

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  68. Everest College in Arlington, VA

    801 N Quincy St-Ste 500, Arlington, Virginia 22203

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  69. Everest College-McLean

    1430 Spring Hill Rd Suite 200, McLean, Virginia 22102-3000

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  70. University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus

    6600 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23230-1709

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  71. Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  72. Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton

    4410 East Claiborne Square, Suite 233, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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  73. South University_??_??_Richmond

    2151 Old Brick Rd, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

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  74. South University_??_??_Virginia Beach

    301 Bendix Rd Ste 100, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452

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  75. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Salem

    2159 Apperson Dr, Salem, Virginia 24153

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Cities

  1. Law Schools in Richmond, VA8 Schools
  2. Law Schools in Norfolk, VA5 Schools
  3. Law Schools in Arlington, VA5 Schools
  4. Law Schools in Virginia Beach, VA5 Schools
  5. Law Schools in Hampton, VA3 Schools
  6. Law Schools in Lynchburg, VA3 Schools
  7. Law Schools in Danville, VA3 Schools
  8. Law Schools in Roanoke, VA3 Schools
  9. Law Schools in Salem, VA3 Schools
  10. Law Schools in Annandale, VA2 Schools
  11. Law Schools in Charlottesville, VA2 Schools
  12. Law Schools in Chesapeake, VA2 Schools
  13. Law Schools in Big Stone Gap, VA1 Schools
  14. Law Schools in Fairfax, VA1 Schools
  15. Law Schools in Franklin, VA1 Schools
  16. Law Schools in Wytheville, VA1 Schools
  17. Law Schools in McLean, VA1 Schools
  18. Law Schools in Clifton Forge, VA1 Schools
  19. Law Schools in Springfield, VA1 Schools
  20. Law Schools in Petersburg, VA1 Schools
  21. Law Schools in Lexington, VA1 Schools
  22. Law Schools in Vienna, VA1 Schools
  23. Law Schools in Alberta, VA1 Schools
  24. Law Schools in Weyers Cave, VA1 Schools
  25. Law Schools in Chester, VA1 Schools
  26. Law Schools in Winchester, VA1 Schools
  27. Law Schools in Lawrenceville, VA1 Schools
  28. Law Schools in Newport News, VA1 Schools
  29. Law Schools in Farmville, VA1 Schools
  30. Law Schools in Bluefield, VA1 Schools
  31. Law Schools in Middletown, VA1 Schools
  32. Law Schools in Richlands, VA1 Schools
  33. Law Schools in Harrisonburg, VA1 Schools
  34. Law Schools in Dublin, VA1 Schools
  35. Law Schools in Ferrum, VA1 Schools
  36. Law Schools in Glen Allen, VA1 Schools
  37. Law Schools in Martinsville, VA1 Schools
  38. Law Schools in Williamsburg, VA1 Schools
  39. Law Schools in Radford, VA1 Schools
  40. Law Schools in Bristol, VA1 Schools
  41. Law Schools in Chantilly, VA1 Schools
  42. Law Schools in Abingdon, VA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Law Employment

Virginia 51,010
National 2,096,250

Approximately 2% of the country's law professionals work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Virginia

49,510 51,050 53,220 51,460 51,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, law is a growing field. In Virginia, 1,500 more law professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for law professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of law professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$54,037 $56,108 $57,444 $58,647 $58,474
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to law professionals are growing in Virginia. In 2006 law professionals made a mean salary of $54,037 per year, and in 2010 they made $58,474 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$34,135
25th percentile
$40,871
50th percentile
$53,446
75th percentile
$71,343
90th percentile
$74,189

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Virginia state, within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid law professionals earn 117% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Virginia

Court Reporter
$45,120
Criminal Justice
$52,204
Criminology
$64,220
Forensic Accounting
$71,593
Forensic Science
$69,860
Homeland Security
$50,773
Law
$58,474
Paralegal
$45,895
Public Administration
$99,512

In Virginia, law professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
66
bachelor
41
master
12
doctor
9
Certificate
29
Total157

As the number of law professionals is increasing in Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 77 accredited law schools in Virginia state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 3,363 law graduates from law courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 3,797 graduates.

Thus there was a 13% percent increase in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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