Hickory has a general population of 37,222 and an overall student population of 7,202. Approximately 5,528 of Hickory's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Hickory's largest law school is Catawba Valley Community College. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Law program at Catawba Valley Community College.
A total of 64 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Hickory in 2010. If you decide to attend a law school in Hickory, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,730.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Hickory.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hickory, your job prospects are not very good. There were 19,370 law professionals working in North Carolina and 630 working in the greater Hickory area in 2010. Hickory's law professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Hickory is $34,700 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.