With an overall population of 17,013 and a student population of 5,465, approximately 2,562 of Americus students attend one of Americus's schools that offer law programs.
Americus's largest law school is South Georgia Technical College. Approximately 99 students graduated in 2010 from South Georgia Technical College with credentials in law.
A reported 99 students graduated with credentials in law in Americus in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Americus's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $7,375 per year in instate tuition and $9,175 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $870 for law related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Americus-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,485.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Americus, your job prospects are average. There were 19,990 law professionals working in Georgia and 950 working in the greater Americus area in 2010. The number of law professionals in Americus is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Americus is $32,820 per year, which is higher than the average for law professionals state-wide.