Lincoln has a total population of 15,369 and a student population of 2,297. Of these students, 1,304 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Lincoln, by student population, is Lincoln College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Law program at Lincoln College.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in law in Lincoln in 2010. In 2009 tuition at law schools in Lincoln was $21,000 per year, on average.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,500 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,757.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lincoln, your job prospects are not very good. There were 33,930 law professionals working in Illinois and 1,190 working in the greater Lincoln area in 2010. The number of law professionals in Lincoln is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Lincoln is $42,120 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.