Macomb has a general population of 18,558 and an overall student population of 12,679. Approximately 12,679 of Macomb's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Of the 1 law schools in Macomb, the largest law school, by student population, is Western Illinois University. In 2010, Western Illinois University graduated approximately 359 students from its law program.
A reported 359 students graduated with credentials in law in Macomb in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,692 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Macomb law schools was an average of $25,081 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,642 per year, on average, for room and board at Macomb-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Macomb after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Macomb, which is the most popular law profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 law professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Macomb area. Macomb's law professional workforce is projected 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 Macomb is $42,120 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.
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