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Top Law Schools in Arizona

Students interested in attending a law school will find a number of quality options across the state of Arizona. Programs range from specialized areas of study to general law degrees. Examples of specialized fields of law include the following pathways: corporate, labor, real estate, tax, criminal, family, contracts, maritime, business, civil rights, bankruptcy, entertainment, criminal, environmental, health, intellectual property, immigration, international, military, and personal injury.

As you request information from the best law schools in Arizona, keep in mind your preferred schedule and degree paths. Work to determine if evening classes or weekend classes are a good fit for you along with online law degree options. You can also think about the degree variations that can include a joint degree program if that makes sense for you. A joint law degree melds legal studies with other fields of study such as business resulting in a joint JD plus an MSA, MBA or MSOL. Ask the school’s admissions team about career placements services and adjacent degree programs such as criminology, justice administration, or forensic science.

Detailed List of Law Schools in Arizona (3 Schools)

Only law schools accredited by the American Bar Association - Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar are listed below. Other law schools may also exist in Arizona, however they are may not listed here.

Schools are sorted by size with the largest school first, based on the number of law students graduating each year.

Visit the website for Phoenix School of Law at

Program Details

  • About 330 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $43,000 per year

Visit the website for Arizona State University at

Program Details

  • Law program accredited since 1969
  • About 220 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $27,000 per year (Nonresidents: $43,000)

Visit the website for University of Arizona at

Program Details

  • Law program accredited since 1930
  • About 140 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $24,000 per year (Nonresidents: $29,000)

Average attorney salaries in Arizona range between $54,000 to $146,000. The variety of employment options available to lawyers can result in a very broad pay range, however here is a list of average salaries from areas across Arizona.

  • Flagstaff: $86,000
  • Lake Havasu City, Kingman: $93,000
  • Prescott: $94,000
  • Yuma: $102,000

Lawyer's in Arizona Compared to Median Income Averages

+268% Above State Median Income

+252% Above National Median Income

Lawyer's in Arizona take home an average 62.81 per hour. Annual earnings for Lawyer's working in the State of Arizona average $130,630 which is 268% above the state median income and 252% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Lawyer makes up just 0.37% of the working population in Arizona and is limited due to the specific qualifications required along with the schooling involved in this career path. The increasing demand for qualified Lawyers coupled with the educational barrier to enter the field is met with a steady supply of eager college graduates anxious to make a long-lasting impact in the lives of others in and around Arizona.

Average Income for a Lawyer in Arizona

Employment Median Hourly Wage Median Annual Wage
Arizona Lawyer 9,910 $62.81 $130,630
State Average 2,745,800 $17.05 $35,464.00
National Average 153,156,000 $17.82 $37,040
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
MEDIAN: $62.81
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, NCES, O*NET Online

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Arizona in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective lawyer school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.