Killeen has a total population of 86,911 and a student population of 24,133. Of these students, 24,133 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Central Texas College is the largest law school in Killeen, based on student population. In 2010, Central Texas College graduated approximately 255 students with credentials in law.
In 2010, 278 students graduated with a law degree from one of Killeen's law schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,489 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Killeen law schools was an average of $13,069 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,575 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Killeen. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,639 per year, on average, for room and board at Killeen-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,692.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Killeen, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 82 law professionals in Texas were working in the greater Killeen area. Killeen's law professional workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
As a law professional in Killeen, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,620 per year. This is higher than the average salary for law professionals in the state.