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Legal Professions at University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Legal Professions at University of Massachusetts Amherst

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. We've also included details on how UMass Amherst ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in legal professions.

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  • Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Professions

The bachelor's program at UMass Amherst was ranked #6 on College Factual's Best Schools for legal professions list. It is also ranked #1 in Massachusetts.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Legal Professions 3
Best Legal Professions Colleges for Veterans 10
Most Focused Colleges for Legal Professions 156

During the 2017-2018 academic year, University of Massachusetts Amherst handed out 99 bachelor's degrees in legal professions. Due to this, the school was ranked #14 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 194% over the previous year when 101 degrees were handed out.

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the legal professions majors at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Of the 297 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Legal Professions from UMass Amherst in 2017-2018, 45% were men and 55% were women.

UMass Amherst Gender Breakdown of Legal Professions Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 82% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelor's in legal professions.

Ethnic Diversity of Legal Professions Majors at University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 243
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 15

Legal Professions students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 99

Related Major Annual Graduates
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 176
Public Administration & Social Service 96
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 36

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