Law Schools In West Virginia

West Virginia has 28 accredited law schools where law faculty who teach law classes can find employment. The trends in West Virginia's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in law 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. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

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  2. Bluefield State College

    219 Rock St, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701

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  3. Fairmont State University

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554-2470

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  4. Glenville State College

    200 High Street, Glenville, West Virginia 26351-1292

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  5. Huntington Junior College

    900 Fifth Ave, Huntington, West Virginia 25701

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  6. Marshall University

    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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  7. Mountain State College

    1508 Spring St, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101-3993

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  8. West Virginia University at Parkersburg

    300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26104

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  9. Potomac State College of West Virginia University

    101 Fort Ave, Keyser, West Virginia 26726

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  10. Salem International University

    223 W Main St, Salem, West Virginia 26426

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  11. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

    Dempsey Branch Road, Mount Gay, West Virginia 25637

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  12. West Virginia State University

    Rte 25, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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  13. West Liberty University

    Route 88, West Liberty, West Virginia 26074

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  14. West Virginia Wesleyan College

    59 College Ave, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994

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  15. West Virginia Business College-Wheeling

    1052 Main St, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

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  16. West Virginia Junior College in Charleston

    1000 Virginia St E, Charleston, West Virginia 25301

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  17. West Virginia Junior College in Morgantown

    148 Willey St, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505

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  18. West Virginia Northern Community College

    1704 Market St., Wheeling, West Virginia 26003-3699

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  19. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

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  20. Wheeling Jesuit University

    316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

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  21. Pierpont Community and Technical College

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554

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  22. Mountwest Community and Technical College

    1 John Marshall Way, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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  23. Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

    103 Cole Complex, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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  24. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

    400 West Stephen Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401

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  25. New River Community and Technical College

    221 George Street, Suite 2, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

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  26. American Public University System

    111 W Congress St, Charles Town, West Virginia 25414

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  27. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Huntington

    5183 US Route 60 Building 1 Ste40, Huntington, West Virginia 25705

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  28. Strayer University-West Virginia

    100 Corporate Center Dr, Scott Depot, West Virginia 25560

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Law Employment

West Virginia 11,030
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of West Virginia.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In West Virginia

10,820 10,560 10,740 10,570 11,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Law is a growing field in West Virginia. 210 more law professionals were working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% growth in the field. This growth is slower 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 West Virginia

$44,529 $46,879 $46,937 $50,456 $47,576
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by law professionals is increasing in West Virginia. In 2006 law professionals made a mean salary of $44,529 per year, and in 2010 they made $47,576 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$27,967
25th percentile
$35,189
50th percentile
$42,392
75th percentile
$57,312
90th percentile
$74,859

Thus, there was a 6% growth in law professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid law professionals earning 168% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in West Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Court Reporter
$48,620
Criminal Justice
$33,093
Criminology
$42,205
Forensic Accounting
$54,020
Forensic Science
$37,610
Homeland Security
$38,430
Law
$47,576
Paralegal
$35,510
Public Administration
$61,630

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
31
bachelor
19
master
7
doctor
1
Certificate
12
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As the number of law professionals is increasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 28 accredited law schools in West Virginia state is also increasing. In West Virginia, there were 958 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,200 graduates from law courses in 2010.

This represents a 25% increase in the number of law degree or certificate school graduates in West Virginia state. Most of these graduates, or 44%, earned a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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