Hempstead has a general population of 56,554 and an overall student population of 13,507. Approximately 12,068 of Hempstead's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Hempstead's largest law school is Hofstra University. Approximately 347 students graduated in 2010 from Hofstra University with credentials in law.
In 2010, 351 students graduated with a law degree in Hempstead. If you decide to attend a law school in Hempstead, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,130.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for law related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hempstead-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
If you plan on staying in Hempstead after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Hempstead, which is the most popular law profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 86,140 law professionals in New York. Of these law professionals, 6,850 were working in the greater Hempstead area. By the year 2018, the number of law professionals is expected to increase by 1% in Hempstead. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.