With an overall population of 106,632 and a student population of 5,807, approximately 1,887 of Allentown students attend one of Allentown's schools that offer law programs.
Of the 1 law schools in Allentown, the largest law school, by student population, is Cedar Crest College. In 2010, Cedar Crest College graduated approximately 8 students from its law program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a law degree from one of Allentown's law schools. If you decide to attend a law school in Allentown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,135.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for law related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,321 per year, on average, for room and board at Allentown-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,735.
If you plan on staying in Allentown after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Allentown, which is the most popular law profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 28,050 law professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these law professionals, 1,410 were working in the greater Allentown area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Allentown will increase by 3% 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 Allentown is $53,870 per year, which is higher than the average for law professionals state-wide.
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