With an overall population of 25,233 and a student population of 4,103, approximately 3,984 of Big Spring students attend one of Big Spring's schools that offer law programs.
Of the 1 law schools in Big Spring, the largest law school, by student population, is Howard College. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Howard College with credentials in law.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with a law degree in Big Spring. Tuition in 2009 at Big Spring's law schools was $9,246 per year for instate students and $9,938 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Big Spring. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,721 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,807.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Big Spring, your job prospects are good. There were 51,070 law professionals working in Texas and 1,770 working in the greater Big Spring area in 2010. Big Spring's law professional workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Big Spring is $34,820 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.