With an overall population of 10,866 and a student population of 2,283, approximately 2,162 of West Plains students attend one of West Plains's schools that offer law programs.
West Plains's largest law school is Missouri State University-West Plains. In 2010, Missouri State University-West Plains graduated approximately 1 students from its law program.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in law in West Plains in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at West Plains's law schools was $14,958 per year for instate students and $18,018 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $974 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Plains-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $4,920 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,548.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Plains, your job prospects are average. There were 11,450 law professionals working in Missouri and 940 working in the greater West Plains area in 2010. West Plains's law professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
As a law professional in West Plains, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,320 per year. This is lower than the average salary for law professionals in the state.