If you are interested in pursuing law, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 law schools in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Las Cruces has a general population of 74,267 and an overall student population of 28,575. Approximately 27,547 of Las Cruces's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Las Cruces, by student population, is New Mexico State University-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 155 students graduated from the Law program at New Mexico State University-Main Campus.
In 2010, 215 students graduated with a law degree from one of Las Cruces's law schools. If you decide to attend one of Las Cruces's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,434 per year in instate tuition and $27,586 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,032 for law related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,338 per year, on average, for room and board at Las Cruces-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,052.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Las Cruces, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 law professionals in New Mexico were working in the greater Las Cruces area. Las Cruces's law professional workforce is projected to increase by 19% 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 Las Cruces is $44,590 per year, which is higher than the average for law professionals state-wide.
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