If you are interested in pursuing law, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 law schools in Lake Charles, Louisiana. With an overall population of 71,757 and a student population of 11,268, approximately 10,771 of Lake Charles students attend one of Lake Charles's schools that offer law programs.
Lake Charles's largest law school is McNeese State University. In 2010, McNeese State University graduated approximately 45 students from its law program.
A total of 87 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Lake Charles in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lake Charles's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,427 per year in instate tuition and $20,099 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Lake Charles. And if you live on campus at one of the Lake Charles-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $4,674 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,460.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lake Charles, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 10,720 law professionals in Louisiana, 640 were working in the greater Lake Charles area. The number of law professionals in Lake Charles is expected to increase by 9% 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 Lake Charles is $42,110 per year, which is higher than the average for law professionals state-wide.
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