With an overall population of 17,639 and a student population of 15,316, approximately 15,151 of Hammond students attend one of Hammond's schools that offer law programs.
Southeastern Louisiana University is the largest law school in Hammond, based on student population. In 2010, Southeastern Louisiana University graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in law.
A total of 67 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Hammond in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Hammond's law schools was $14,448 per year for instate students and $21,704 per year for out of state students.
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 $6,450 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,528.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Hammond, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 10,720 law professionals in Louisiana, 350 were working in the greater Hammond area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Hammond will increase by 9% by the year 2018. 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 Hammond is $29,320 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.
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