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 Athens, Georgia. Athens has a general population of 100,266 and an overall student population of 40,242. Approximately 40,052 of Athens's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Athens, by student population, is University of Georgia. Approximately 223 students graduated in 2010 from University of Georgia with credentials in law.
A total of 347 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Athens in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Athens's law schools was $18,000 per year for instate students and $36,210 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,230 for law related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,046 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,143.
If you plan on staying in Athens after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Athens, which is the most popular law profession, are average. In 2010, there were 19,990 law professionals in Georgia. Of these law professionals, 420 were working in the greater Athens area. Athens's law professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Athens is $39,210 per year, which is higher than the average for law professionals state-wide.
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