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2021 Best Legal Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in District of Columbia

1 College
54 Bachelor's Degrees
$41,058 Avg Cost*

Best Legal Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in District of ColumbiaLegal Professions is the #23 most popular major in District of Columbia with 54 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.2% of all the legal professions bachelor's degrees in the country.

This ranking identifies schools with high-quality legal professions programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the legal professions program at the school. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Legal Professions Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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The following school tops our list of the Best Legal Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

#1

American University

Washington, DC

American University tops the 2021 list of our schools in District of Columbia that are best for non-traditional legal professions students. The American University is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Washington. The American University not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Legal Professions in District of Columbia list.

About 1.8% of The American University students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 549 students take at least one class online at The American University. 2,876 of The American University students are attending part time.

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State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 206
New York 505
New Jersey 114
Maryland 129
Delaware 38

Major Annual Graduates
Law 1,873
Legal Research 859
Legal Support Services 67
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 54
Legal Professions (Other) 19

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Administration & Social Service 985
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 539
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 288
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences 57

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top school only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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