There are 2 law schools in Tyler, Texas. Tyler has a general population of 83,650 and an overall student population of 18,298. Approximately 17,246 of Tyler's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Tyler, by student population, is Tyler Junior College. Approximately 38 students graduated in 2010 from Tyler Junior College with credentials in law.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with a law degree in Tyler. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,705 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tyler law schools was an average of $17,377 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,033 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Tyler. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,745 per year, on average, for room and board at Tyler-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,362.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Tyler, your job prospects are good. There were 51,070 law professionals working in Texas and 420 working in the greater Tyler area in 2010. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Tyler will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
As a law professional in Tyler, you can expect to make an average salary of $42,390 per year. This is higher than the average salary for law professionals in the state.