Thursday, August 15, 2013
U.S. News & World Report: 10 Law Degrees With the Biggest Return on Investment:
Of 194 ranked law schools surveyed by U.S. News during the 2012-2013 school year, 186 schools reported both the average indebtedness of their graduates and the median starting salary of graduates who accepted full-time jobs in the private sector.
Five of the 10 law schools with the highest salary-to-debt ratio are in the top 10 law schools ranked by U.S. News. ... Below are the 10 schools whose students leave with the least amount of debt relative to their first-year salaries in the private sector.
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Florida Coastal School of Law had the lowest salary-to-debt ratio, with students earning median starting salaries of $45,000 in 2011 and graduating with an average debt load of $143,111 in 2012.
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