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Wake Forest University Doctorate in Legal Research

The main focus area for this major is General Advanced Legal Research/Studies. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Legal Research is a major offered under the legal professions program of study at Wake Forest University. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the doctor’s degree program in legal research, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.

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$39,216 Average Tuition and Fees

Wake Forest University Graduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time graduates at Wake Forest University paid an average of $1,510 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $38,650 $38,650
Fees $566 $566

Wake Forest University does not offer an online option for its legal research doctor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Wake Forest University Online Learning page.

4 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
50.0% Women
There were 4 doctor’s degrees in legal research awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 50.0% of the legal research students who took home a doctor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 41.9%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

None of the legal research doctor’s degree recipients at Wake Forest University in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 0
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Legal Research students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Advanced Legal Research/Studies 4

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Related Major Annual Graduates
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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