Kent has a total population of 27,906 and a student population of 25,349. Of these students, 25,127 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Kent State University at Kent is the largest law school in Kent, based on student population. Approximately 153 students graduated in 2010 from Kent State University at Kent with credentials in law.
A total of 158 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Kent in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,920 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kent law schools was an average of $29,612 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,280 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Kent. And if you live on campus at one of the Kent-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a law professional in Kent, your job prospects are not very good. There were 24,650 law professionals working in Ohio and 1,410 working in the greater Kent area in 2010. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Kent will decrease by 0% 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 Kent is $54,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.
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