Legal Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia county and has a population of 1,517,550.

For Pennsylvania residents, the average tuition for all Philadelphia legal schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $19,280.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Philadelphia legal schools was $19,918.00.

Books and supplies for legal schools in Philadelphia cost an average of $1,257.00. Students who live on campus while attending a legal school in Philadelphia, can expect to pay an average of $10,056.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,708.00. There are eight legal colleges in Philadelphia from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. 1,138 students were reported to have graduated from legal programs in Philadelphia in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Legal Schools in Philadelphia

Drexel University

3141 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Programs Offered

  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $29,800.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $29,800.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $12,681.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $12,681.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 2,250
  • Average aid received per student: $15,572.00

Orleans Technical Institute

2770 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA, 19114

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Court Reporting / Court Reporter

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: 692
  • Average aid received per student: $1,558.00

Peirce College

1420 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19102

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Legal Assistant / Paralegal
  • Bachelors in Legal Assistant / Paralegal
  • Associates in Pre-Law Studies

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $13,800.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $13,800.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $5,000.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 7
  • Average aid received per student: $5,707.00

University of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts
Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Programs Offered

  • Masters in Advanced Legal Research / Studies Gen (LLM MCL MLI MSL JSD / SJD)
  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $34,868.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $34,868.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $11,016.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,388
  • Average aid received per student: $22,220.00

Community College of Philadelphia

1700 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA, 19130

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $3,660.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $10,980.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $5,910.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,224
  • Average aid received per student: $2,461.00

Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19131

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Legal Professions and Studies
  • Bachelors in Legal Professions and Studies

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $33,940.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $33,940.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $11,800.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,026
  • Average aid received per student: $13,971.00

Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19122

Programs Offered

  • Masters in International Law and Legal Studies (LLM JSD / SJD)
  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)
  • Bachelors in Legal Professions and Studies
  • Masters in Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
  • Masters in Programs for Foreign Lawyers (LLM MCL)
  • Masters in Tax Law / Taxation (LLM JSD / SJD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $11,174.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $21,044.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $9,198.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $10,100.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 3,430
  • Average aid received per student: $6,143.00

Prism Career Institute

8040 Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA, 19152

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Legal Assistant / Paralegal

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: 248
  • Average aid received per student: $2,848.00

Legal Salary in Philadelphia

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Paralegals and Legal Assistants$54,380.004,670
Court Reporters$44,730.00300
Law Clerks$45,210.00430

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