Evanston has a general population of 74,239 and an overall student population of 20,444. Approximately 19,853 of Evanston's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Evanston, by student population, is Northwestern University. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated approximately 288 students from its law program.
A total of 522 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Evanston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,463 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,685 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Evanston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
If you plan on staying in Evanston after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Evanston, which is the most popular law profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 law professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Evanston area. The number of law professionals in Evanston is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.