Santa Fe has a general population of 62,203 and an overall student population of 6,003. Approximately 4,630 of Santa Fe's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Santa Fe, by student population, is Santa Fe Community College. In 2010, Santa Fe Community College graduated approximately 12 students from its law program.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a law degree from one of Santa Fe's law schools. In 2009 tuition at law schools in Santa Fe was $1,113 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,070 for law related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Santa Fe after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Santa Fe, which is the most popular law profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,550 law professionals in New Mexico, 280 were working in the greater Santa Fe area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Santa Fe will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.