Fayetteville has a total population of 58,047 and a student population of 20,000. Of these students, 19,849 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Fayetteville, by student population, is University of Arkansas. In 2010, University of Arkansas graduated approximately 139 students from its law program.
A reported 188 students graduated with credentials in law in Fayetteville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fayetteville's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,241 per year in instate tuition and $27,118 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,082 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fayetteville-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $7,732 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Fayetteville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 5,470 law professionals in Arkansas. Of these law professionals, 770 were working in the greater Fayetteville area. By the year 2018, the number of law professionals is expected to increase by 19% in Fayetteville. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
As a law professional in Fayetteville, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,600 per year. This is higher than the average salary for law professionals in the state.