Muscle Shoals has a total population of 11,924 and a student population of 4,520. Of these students, 4,520 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Muscle Shoals, by student population, is Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals. In 2010, Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals graduated approximately 4 students from its law program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a law degree in Muscle Shoals. Tuition in 2009 at Muscle Shoals's law schools was $6,980 per year for instate students and $9,110 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Muscle Shoals. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,820.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Muscle Shoals, your job prospects are average. There were 10,510 law professionals working in Alabama and 330 working in the greater Muscle Shoals area in 2010. The number of law professionals in Muscle Shoals is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
As a law professional in Muscle Shoals, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,120 per year. This is lower than the average salary for law professionals in the state.