If you are interested in pursuing law, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 law schools in Texarkana, Texas. Texarkana has a general population of 34,782 and an overall student population of 6,671. Approximately 6,671 of Texarkana's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Texarkana, by student population, is Texas A & M University-Texarkana. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Texas A & M University-Texarkana with credentials in law.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in law from law schools in Texarkana in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,539 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Texarkana law schools was an average of $11,439 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,777 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a law program in Texarkana. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,745.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Texarkana, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 51,070 law professionals in Texas, 300 were working in the greater Texarkana area. The number of law professionals in Texarkana is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Texarkana is $43,290 per year, which is higher than the average for law professionals state-wide.