Brookline has a total population of 57,107 and a student population of 1,356. Of these students, 994 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Newbury College-Brookline is the largest law school in Brookline, based on student population. In 2010, Newbury College-Brookline graduated approximately 2 students from its law program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a law degree in Brookline. In 2009 tuition at law schools in Brookline was $23,500 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Brookline. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,230 per year, on average, for room and board at Brookline-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,500.
If you plan on staying in Brookline after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Brookline, which is the most popular law profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 21,600 law professionals in Massachusetts. Of these law professionals, 12,930 were working in the greater Brookline area. The number of law professionals in Brookline is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.