Midland has a general population of 94,996 and an overall student population of 6,721. Approximately 6,227 of Midland's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Of the 1 law schools in Midland, the largest law school, by student population, is Midland College. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Midland College with credentials in law.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Midland in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Midland's law schools was $11,125 per year for instate students and $12,115 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,059 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Midland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,900 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,225.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Midland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 51,070 law professionals in Texas, 320 were working in the greater Midland area. Midland'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 Midland is $46,200 per year, which is higher than the average for law professionals state-wide.