With an overall population of 19,477 and a student population of 4,279, approximately 4,279 of Shelby students attend one of Shelby's schools that offer law programs.
Of the 1 law schools in Shelby, the largest law school, by student population, is Cleveland Community College. In 2010, Cleveland Community College graduated approximately 38 students with credentials in law.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a law certificate from one of Shelby's law schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,409 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 Shelby.
If you plan on staying in Shelby after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Shelby, which is the most popular law profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 19,370 law professionals in North Carolina, 1,450 were working in the greater Shelby area. The number of law professionals in Shelby is expected 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 Shelby is $33,520 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.