With an overall population of 9,846 and a student population of 1,177, approximately 1,177 of Independence students attend one of Independence's schools that offer law programs.
Independence Community College is the largest law school in Independence, based on student population. In 2010, Independence Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in law.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Independence in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Independence's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,480 per year in instate tuition and $11,760 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Independence-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $4,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,880.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Independence, your job prospects are average. There were 6,270 law professionals working in Kansas and 2,080 working in the greater Independence area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of law professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Independence. 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 Independence is $34,320 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.
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