With an overall population of 39,636 and a student population of 3,555, approximately 3,314 of Jefferson City students attend one of Jefferson City's schools that offer law programs.
Jefferson City's largest law school is Lincoln University. In 2010, Lincoln University graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in law.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a law degree from one of Jefferson City's law schools. If you decide to attend one of Jefferson City's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,374 per year in instate tuition and $16,142 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for law related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jefferson City-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $4,660 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,017.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Jefferson City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 11,520 law professionals in Missouri, 350 were working in the greater Jefferson City area. The number of law professionals in Jefferson City is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Jefferson City is $65,980 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.