Wharton has a general population of 9,237 and an overall student population of 6,622. Approximately 6,622 of Wharton's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Wharton's largest law school is Wharton County Junior College. In 2010, approximately 81 students graduated from the Law program at Wharton County Junior College.
In 2010, 94 students graduated with a law certificate in Wharton. Tuition in 2009 at Wharton's law schools was $9,665 per year for instate students and $10,433 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $925 for law related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,385.
If you plan on staying in Wharton after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Wharton, which is the most popular law profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 65 law professionals in Texas were working in the greater Wharton area. The number of law professionals in Wharton 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 Wharton is $36,610 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.