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2021 Best Value Colleges for Legal Professions in Michigan

1 College
190 Bachelor's Degrees
$36,866 Avg Cost*

Best Value Colleges for Legal Professions in MichiganLegal Professions is the #30 most popular major in Michigan with 190 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 4,554 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.2% were from a college or university in the state.

When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those legal professions schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value Legal Professions Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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The following school tops our list of the Best Legal Professions Colleges for the Money.


Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of East Lansing, Michigan State is a public college with a fairly large student population. Michigan State did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Legal Professions in Michigan list.

At Michigan State, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $36,866. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State is $161,473. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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State Degrees Awarded
Ohio 110
Illinois 111
Indiana 171
Wisconsin 107

Major Annual Graduates
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 107
Legal Support Services 82
Legal Professions (Other) 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 2,122
Public Administration & Social Service 1,615
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 1,478
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences 2

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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