Athens has a general population of 18,967 and an overall student population of 3,511. Approximately 3,511 of Athens's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Athens State University is the largest law school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Law program at Athens State University.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a law degree from one of Athens's law schools.
If you plan on staying in Athens after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Athens, which is the most popular law profession, are average. There were 10,510 law professionals working in Alabama and 690 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Athens will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Athens is $45,220 per year, which is higher than the average for law professionals state-wide.