2021 Best Value Colleges for Legal Professions in the Plains States Region
Finding the Best Value Legal Professions School for You
Legal Professions is the #31 most popular major in the country with 4,554 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 266 went to students in the Plains States region of the United States.
This year's Best Value Colleges for Legal Professions in the Plains States Region ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in legal professions. 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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2021 Best Value Legal Professions Schools in the Plains States Region
Best Value Legal Professions Schools in the Plains States Region
Hamline University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Hamline is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Saint Paul. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Hamline, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Legal Professions in the Plains States Region ranking.
It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at Hamline to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $31,506. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Hamline is about $131,695. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.Request Information
Webster University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Saint Louis, Webster is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population. Webster did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Legal Professions in the Plains States Region list.
It takes the average student at Webster about 4.3 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $31,819. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Webster is about $135,549. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.Request Information
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Rankings in Majors Related to Legal Professions
Legal Professions Majors to Study
|Non-Professional General Legal Studies||107|
|Legal Professions (Other)||88|
|Legal Support Services||48|
Majors Similar to Legal Professions
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||5,053|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||3,746|
|Public Administration & Social Service||2,765|
|Military Technologies & Applied Sciences||60|
Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 2 schools 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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