Murray has a total population of 14,950 and a student population of 10,117. Of these students, 10,071 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Murray State University is the largest law school in Murray, based on student population. In 2010, Murray State University graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in law.
A reported 42 students graduated with credentials in law in Murray in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,210 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Murray law schools was an average of $26,470 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $990 for law related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,562 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Murray, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,160 law professionals working in Kentucky and 460 working in the greater Murray area in 2010. The number of law professionals in Murray is expected to increase by 6% 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 Murray is $30,970 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.