Thibodaux has a total population of 14,431 and a student population of 14,338. Of these students, 7,169 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Nicholls State University is the largest law school in Thibodaux, based on student population. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Nicholls State University with credentials in law.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a law degree in Thibodaux. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,311 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Thibodaux law schools was an average of $21,779 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for law related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,310 per year, on average, for room and board at Thibodaux-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Thibodaux after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Thibodaux, which is the most popular law profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 law professionals in Louisiana were working in the greater Thibodaux area. The number of law professionals in Thibodaux is expected to 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 Thibodaux is $32,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.
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