Law Schools In Wisconsin

Law classes faculty can choose to work at one of 49 accredited law schools in Wisconsin. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the state of Wisconsin, which encompasses 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. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  2. Blackhawk Technical College

    6004 County Road G, Janesville, Wisconsin 53547-5009

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  3. Carroll University

    100 N East Ave, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

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  4. Carthage College

    2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-1994

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  5. Concordia University-Wisconsin

    12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402

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  6. Edgewood College

    1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53711-1997

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  7. Fox Valley Technical College

    1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54912-2277

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  8. Gateway Technical College

    3520 30th Ave, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144-1690

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  9. ITT Technical Institute-Greenfield

    6300 W Layton Ave, Greenfield, Wisconsin 53220-4612

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  10. Lakeshore Technical College

    1290 North Avenue, Cleveland, Wisconsin 53015-1414

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  11. Marian University in Fond Du Lac

    45 S National Ave, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin 54935-4699

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  12. Marquette University

    615 N 11th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

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  13. Mid-State Technical College

    500 32nd St N, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494

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  14. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  15. Moraine Park Technical College

    235 N National Avenue, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54936-1940

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  16. Mount Mary College

    2900 N. Menomonee River Pky, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222-4597

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  17. Nicolet Area Technical College

    Hwy G South, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501-0518

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  18. Northcentral Technical College

    1000 Campus Dr, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401-1899

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  19. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

    2740 W Mason St, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54307-9042

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  20. Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

    1800 Bronson Blvd, Fennimore, Wisconsin 53809-9778

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  21. Bryant and Stratton College-Milwaukee

    310 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 500, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203-2608

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  22. Viterbo University

    900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-8804

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  23. Chippewa Valley Technical College

    620 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-6162

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  24. Waukesha County Technical College

    800 Main Street, Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-4601

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  25. Western Technical College in La Crosse

    400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908

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  26. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

    505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake, Wisconsin 54871-8727

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  27. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

    105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004

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  28. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

    800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901

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  29. University of Wisconsin-Parkside

    900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53141-2000

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  30. Herzing University in Madison

    5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  31. University of Wisconsin-Superior

    Belknap & Catlin, Superior, Wisconsin 54880-4500

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  32. University of Wisconsin-Madison

    500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380

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  33. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413

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  34. University of Wisconsin-Platteville

    1 University Plz, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818-3001

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  35. College of Menominee Nation

    N172 State Highway 47&55, Keshena, Wisconsin 54135-1179

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  36. ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay

    470 Security Blvd, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313

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  37. University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus

    20075 Watertower Blvd, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045-3573

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  38. University of Phoenix-Madison Campus

    2310 Crossroads Dr Ste 3000, Madison, Wisconsin 53718-2416

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  39. Sanford-Brown College in West Allis

    6737 W Washington St - Ste 2355, West Allis, Wisconsin 53214

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  40. Rasmussen College-Wisconsin

    904 South Taylor Street, Suite 100, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54303-2349

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  41. Bryant and Stratton College-Wauwatosa

    10950 W Potter Road, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53226

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  42. ITT Technical Institute in Madison, WI

    2450 Rimrock Road, Ste 100, Madison, Wisconsin 53713

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  43. Globe University-Eau Claire

    4955 Bullis Farm Rd, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-5168

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  44. Bryant and Stratton College-Glendale

    500 Silverspring Rd Ste K340, Glendale, Wisconsin 53217

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  45. Globe University-Madison East

    4901 Eastpark Blvd, Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  46. Globe University_??_??_Green Bay

    2620 Development Drive, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311

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  47. Globe University_??_??_Madison West

    1345 Deming Way, Middleton, Wisconsin 53562

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  48. Globe University_??_??_Wausau

    1480 Country Road XX, Rothschild, Wisconsin 54474

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  49. Globe University _??_??_La Crosse

    2651 Midwest Dr, Onalaska, Wisconsin 54650

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Law Employment

Wisconsin 32,310
National 2,096,250

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

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Wisconsin

31,410 32,830 32,780 33,740 32,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of law professionals is growing in Wisconsin. In 2010 there were 900 more law professionals working in Wisconsin than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of law professionals has grown by 3%. This growth is slower 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 Wisconsin

$54,061 $49,571 $54,880 $55,224 $56,281
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The amount earned by law professionals is increasing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for law professionals in 2006 was $54,061 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,281 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$32,192
25th percentile
$40,748
50th percentile
$52,689
75th percentile
$67,502
90th percentile
$72,393

Thus, there was a 4% growth in law professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Wisconsin state, within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid law professionals earn 125% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Court Reporter
$55,030
Criminal Justice
$40,644
Criminology
$60,610
Forensic Accounting
$58,123
Forensic Science
$47,270
Homeland Security
$40,477
Law
$56,281
Paralegal
$40,205
Public Administration
$85,980

In Wisconsin, law professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
58
bachelor
37
master
5
doctor
3
Certificate
15
Total118

The number of students graduating from the 49 accredited law schools in Wisconsin is decreasing. In 2006, 3,324 students graduated from law courses in Wisconsin. And in 2010, 2,525 students graduated.

Thus there was a 24% percent decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin. A majority of these graduates, or 49%, graduated with a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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