Jacksonville has a total population of 18,940 and a student population of 1,448. Of these students, 518 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Jacksonville's largest law school is MacMurray College. In 2010, MacMurray College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in law.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Jacksonville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,390 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,030 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,278 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,985.
If you decide to work as a law professional in Jacksonville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 33,930 law professionals working in Illinois and 1,190 working in the greater Jacksonville area in 2010. The number of law professionals in Jacksonville is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Jacksonville is $42,120 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.