Jacksonville has a total population of 66,715 and a student population of 5,056. Of these students, 5,056 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Jacksonville's largest law school is Coastal Carolina Community College. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Coastal Carolina Community College with credentials in law.
In 2010, 44 students graduated with a law certificate from one of Jacksonville's law schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,630 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Jacksonville.
If you plan on staying in Jacksonville after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Jacksonville, which is the most popular law profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 19,370 law professionals in North Carolina. Of these law professionals, 350 were working in the greater Jacksonville area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Jacksonville will 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 Jacksonville is $37,200 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.