If you decide that you want to get a law degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 law schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. With an overall population of 77,906 and a student population of 35,548, approximately 34,507 of Tuscaloosa students attend one of Tuscaloosa's schools that offer law programs.
The University of Alabama is the largest law school in Tuscaloosa, based on student population. In 2010, The University of Alabama graduated approximately 171 students from its law program.
A reported 278 students graduated with credentials in law in Tuscaloosa in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Tuscaloosa's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,565 per year in instate tuition and $33,765 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Tuscaloosa. And if you live on campus at one of the Tuscaloosa-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $6,894 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,300.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Tuscaloosa, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 10,510 law professionals in Alabama, 740 were working in the greater Tuscaloosa area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Tuscaloosa will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
As a law professional in Tuscaloosa, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,620 per year. This is lower than the average salary for law professionals in the state.
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