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2021 Best Legal Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Maryland

1 College
129 Bachelor's Degrees
$36,100 Avg Salary

Best Legal Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MarylandLegal Professions is the #27 most popular major in Maryland with 129 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 2.8% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great legal professions programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the legal professions program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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

University of Maryland Global Campus tops the 2021 list of our schools in Maryland that are best for non-traditional legal professions students. Located in the suburb of Adelphi, UMGC is a public school with a very large student population. UMGC did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Legal Professions in Maryland list.

About 6.1% of UMGC students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 48,432 students at UMGC are exclusively online. 50,899 of UMGC students are attending part time. UMGC does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 206
New York 505
New Jersey 114
Delaware 38
District of Columbia 54

Major Annual Graduates
Law 390
Legal Research 95
Legal Support Services 94
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 89
Legal Professions (Other) 67

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Administration & Social Service 1,801
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 1,362
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 947
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences 49

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Notes and References


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