Jacksonville has a total population of 8,404 and a student population of 9,351. Of these students, 9,351 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Jacksonville, by student population, is Jacksonville State University. In 2010, approximately 84 students graduated from the Law program at Jacksonville State University.
A reported 84 students graduated with credentials in law in Jacksonville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,378 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jacksonville law schools was an average of $21,370 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,204 for law related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,876.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jacksonville, your job prospects are average. There were 10,510 law professionals working in Alabama and 340 working in the greater Jacksonville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of law professionals is expected to increase by 9% in Jacksonville. 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 Jacksonville is $36,070 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.