Merced has a total population of 63,893 and a student population of 13,945. Of these students, 10,446 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Merced College is the largest law school in Merced, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Law program at Merced College.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a law degree from one of Merced's law schools. If you decide to attend a law school in Merced, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $658.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for law related books and supplies every year.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Merced, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 72,200 law professionals in California, 480 were working in the greater Merced area. The number of law professionals in Merced is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Merced is $64,930 per year, which is higher than the average for law professionals state-wide.