Cumberland has a general population of 21,518 and an overall student population of 4,177. Approximately 4,085 of Cumberland's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Of the 1 law schools in Cumberland, the largest law school, by student population, is Allegany College of Maryland. In 2010, Allegany College of Maryland graduated approximately 32 students from its law program.
A total of 32 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Cumberland in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cumberland's law schools was $18,163 per year for instate students and $19,273 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Cumberland. And if you live on campus at one of the Cumberland-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,823.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Cumberland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,950 law professionals in Maryland. Of these law professionals, 490 were working in the greater Cumberland area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Cumberland will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Cumberland is $51,060 per year, which is higher than the average for law professionals state-wide.