With an overall population of 30,224 and a student population of 9,137, approximately 9,137 of Fairbanks students attend one of Fairbanks's schools that offer law programs.
Of the 1 law schools in Fairbanks, the largest law school, by student population, is University of Alaska Fairbanks. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Law program at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in law in Fairbanks in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,742 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fairbanks law schools was an average of $25,822 per year in 2009.
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 Fairbanks. And if you live on campus at one of the Fairbanks-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,308.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fairbanks, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,250 law professionals working in Alaska and 150 working in the greater Fairbanks area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of law professionals is expected to decrease by 0% in Fairbanks. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Fairbanks is $61,730 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.