Medford has a total population of 55,765 and a student population of 10,678. Of these students, 10,252 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Tufts University is the largest law school in Medford, based on student population. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Tufts University with credentials in law.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a law degree in Medford. If you decide to attend a law school in Medford, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $40,342.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Medford-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $10,746 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Medford, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 law professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Medford area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Medford will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.