Colby has a general population of 5,450 and an overall student population of 1,565. Approximately 1,565 of Colby's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Colby, by student population, is Colby Community College. In 2010, Colby Community College graduated approximately 7 students from its law program.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in law in Colby in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Colby's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,148 per year in instate tuition and $12,588 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,690 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,458.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Colby, your job prospects are average. There were 6,270 law professionals working in Kansas and 2,080 working in the greater Colby area in 2010. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Colby will 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 Colby is $34,320 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.
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