West Chester has a total population of 17,861 and a student population of 14,211. Of these students, 14,211 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in West Chester, by student population, is West Chester University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 127 students graduated from the Law program at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
A reported 127 students graduated with credentials in law in West Chester in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,967 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all West Chester law schools was an average of $28,299 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,320 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in West Chester. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,214 per year, on average, for room and board at West Chester-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,939.
If you decide to work as a law professional in West Chester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 law professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater West Chester area. By the year 2018, the number of law professionals is expected to increase by 3% in West Chester. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.