A Law Degree Is Still Worth A Million, Earnings Study Shows

, New Jersey Law Journal


At a time when many are questioning whether a law degree is worth the hefty investment of money and time, two professors have put a dollar value on it: The lifetime earnings of law graduate are $1 million greater than the holder of a bachelor's degree alone.

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Originally appeared in print as A Law Degree Is Still Worth a Million, Earnings Study Shows

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    The data should focus on the debt-income ratio of law grads post-2007. This is the extinction level event, ground zero for calculating the present value of a law degree. As for the "low" default rate of law grads, just wait, the tsunami is approaching the shore.

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