Law Schools in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia has 116,278 residents. It is located in Richland county.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in law schools in Columbia during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $13,360.00. The average tuition was $14,818.00 for non-residents studying in South Carolina.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for law schools in Columbia is $831.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at law schools in Columbia was $5,773.00. The average cost for students living at home was $5,626.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There are five law colleges in Columbia from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 437 students completed law programs in Columbia.

Law Schools in Columbia

Benedict College

1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC, 29204

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $13,928.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $13,928.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $7,172.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,000.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 883
  • Average aid received per student: $10,372.00

University of South Carolina-Columbia

514 Main St
Columbia, SC, 29208

Programs Offered

  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration
  • Masters in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $8,756.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $23,332.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $7,328.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $9,365.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 3,257
  • Average aid received per student: $6,674.00

South University

9 Science Court
Columbia, SC, 29203

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration
  • Masters in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $14,685.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $14,685.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,469.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 33
  • Average aid received per student: $1,389.00

Centura College

7500 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC, 29223

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): Not Available
  • Tuition (out-of-state): Not Available
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 155
  • Average aid received per student: $1,628.00

ITT Technical Institute-Columbia

720 Gracern Rd Ste 120
Columbia, SC, 29210

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $16,848.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $16,848.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $7,119.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 64
  • Average aid received per student: $1,149.00

Law Salary in Columbia

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Lawyers$119,010.001,500
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates$83,750.00120
Paralegals and Legal Assistants$47,400.00950
Court Reporters$35,620.00140
Law Clerks$39,120.00180
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers$33,750.00210
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers$47,940.0070
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives$56,100.00230
Detectives and Criminal Investigators$52,990.00310
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$41,010.001,890

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