With an overall population of 48,465 and a student population of 18,337, approximately 18,337 of Edinburg students attend one of Edinburg's schools that offer law programs.
The University of Texas-Pan American is the largest law school in Edinburg, based on student population. In 2010, The University of Texas-Pan American graduated approximately 188 students from its law program.
A reported 188 students graduated with credentials in law in Edinburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Edinburg's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,469 per year in instate tuition and $21,117 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,294 per year, on average, for room and board at Edinburg-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,843.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Edinburg, your job prospects are good. There were 51,070 law professionals working in Texas and 1,400 working in the greater Edinburg area in 2010. The number of law professionals in Edinburg is expected 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 Edinburg is $44,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.