If you are interested in pursuing law, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 law schools in Providence, Rhode Island. Providence has a general population of 173,618 and an overall student population of 36,049. Approximately 19,969 of Providence's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Of the 2 law schools in Providence, the largest law school, by student population, is Johnson & Wales University. In 2010, approximately 125 students graduated from the Law program at Johnson & Wales University.
In 2010, 193 students graduated with a law degree from one of Providence's law schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,577 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Providence law schools was an average of $31,117 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Providence. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,033 per year, on average, for room and board at Providence-based law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,608.
After graduating with your credentials in law, if you decide to work as a law professional in Providence, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,010 law professionals in Rhode Island, 2,330 were working in the greater Providence area. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Providence will increase by 1% 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 Providence is $51,910 per year, which is the same as the average for law professionals state-wide.
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