Portsmouth, Ohio has 2 law schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in law. Portsmouth has a general population of 20,909 and an overall student population of 8,944. Approximately 4,552 of Portsmouth's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Portsmouth's largest law school is Daymar College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Daymar College with credentials in law.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in law in Portsmouth in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,350 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Portsmouth law schools was an average of $22,694 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,920 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,944 per year, on average, for room and board at Portsmouth-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,944.
If you decide to work as a law professional in Portsmouth, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 23 law professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Portsmouth area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Portsmouth will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Portsmouth is $38,890 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.