Fort Dodge has a general population of 25,136 and an overall student population of 6,033. Approximately 5,905 of Fort Dodge's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Fort Dodge, by student population, is Iowa Central Community College. In 2010, Iowa Central Community College graduated approximately 40 students from its law program.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in law in Fort Dodge in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fort Dodge's law schools was $12,665 per year for instate students and $14,405 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,975 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,290.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Fort Dodge, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,080 law professionals in Iowa. Of these law professionals, 510 were working in the greater Fort Dodge area. Fort Dodge's law professional workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Fort Dodge is $43,740 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.