Fairfield has a general population of 12,381 and an overall student population of 1,791. Approximately 1,791 of Fairfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Fairfield, by student population, is Miles College. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from Miles College with credentials in law.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a law degree in Fairfield. In 2009 tuition at law schools in Fairfield was $9,164 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Fairfield-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,604.
If you plan on staying in Fairfield after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Fairfield, which is the most popular law profession, are average. In 2010, there were 10,510 law professionals in Alabama. Of these law professionals, 740 were working in the greater Fairfield area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Fairfield 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 Fairfield is $30,620 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.