With an overall population of 52,029 and a student population of 6,383, approximately 6,261 of Bend students attend one of Bend's schools that offer law programs.
Central Oregon Community College is the largest law school in Bend, based on student population. In 2010, Central Oregon Community College graduated approximately 11 students from its law program.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Bend in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bend's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,967 per year in instate tuition and $18,387 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,125 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Bend. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,692 per year, on average, for room and board at Bend-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,275.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Bend, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 law professionals in Oregon were working in the greater Bend area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Bend will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
As a law professional in Bend, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,070 per year. This is higher than the average salary for law professionals in the state.