Spartanburg, South Carolina has 2 law schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in law. Spartanburg has a general population of 39,673 and an overall student population of 15,469. Approximately 6,211 of Spartanburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
University of South Carolina-Upstate is the largest law school in Spartanburg, based on student population. In 2010, University of South Carolina-Upstate graduated approximately 27 students from its law program.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with a law degree from one of Spartanburg's law schools. If you decide to attend one of Spartanburg's law schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,269 per year in instate tuition and $24,590 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,764 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,762.
If you plan on staying in Spartanburg after graduating from law school, you should know that job prospects for law professionals in Spartanburg, which is the most popular law profession, are not very good. There were 9,790 law professionals working in South Carolina and 350 working in the greater Spartanburg area in 2010. The number of law professionals in Spartanburg is expected to increase by 2% 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 Spartanburg is $32,940 per year, which is lower than the average for law professionals state-wide.
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