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Law Schools In New Hampshire

In New Hampshire, there are 12 accredited schools where law classes faculty can find employment. The trends in New Hampshire'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:


  1. Franklin Pierce University

    40 University Drive, Rindge, New Hampshire 03461-0060

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  2. University of New Hampshire School of Law

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  3. Hesser College

    3 Sundial Ave, Manchester, New Hampshire 03103-9969

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  4. New England College

    98 Bridge St, Henniker, New Hampshire 03242

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  5. Plymouth State University

    17 High Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire 03264-1595

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  6. NHTI-Concord's Community College

    31 College Drive, Concord, New Hampshire 03301-7412

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  7. White Mountains Community College

    2020 Riverside Road, Berlin, New Hampshire 03570

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  8. River Valley Community College

    One College Drive, Claremont, New Hampshire 03743-9707

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  9. Nashua Community College

    505 Amherst St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03063-1026

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  10. Great Bay Community College

    320 Corporate Dr, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801-2879

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  11. Rivier College

    420 South Main St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

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  12. Granite State College

    8 Old Suncook Road, Concord, New Hampshire 03301-7317

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Professional Trends

New Hampshire Vs. National Law Employment

New Hampshire 8,090
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of New Hampshire.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In New Hampshire

7,870 8,040 7,720 7,870 8,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Hampshire, law is a growing field. In 2010 there were 220 more law professionals working in New Hampshire than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Hampshire, this field has grown by 3% in four years. 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 New Hampshire

$46,488 $48,099 $49,765 $50,704 $53,257
$44,114 $44,490 $46,685 $47,881 $50,182
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of law professionals is growing, the salaries paid to law professionals are increasing in New Hampshire. In 2006 law professionals made a mean salary of $46,488 per year, and in 2010 they made $53,257 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in New Hampshire

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This represents a 13% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In New Hampshire state, within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid law professionals earn 85% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in New Hampshire

Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Science
Homeland Security
Public Administration

In New Hampshire, 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 New Hampshire


As the number of law professionals is increasing in New Hampshire state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited law schools in New Hampshire state is decreasing. In 2006, 569 students graduated from law courses in New Hampshire. And in 2010, 473 students graduated.

This represents a 17% decrease in the number of law degree or certificate school graduates in New Hampshire state. 53% of these graduates received a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in New Hampshire

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