The cost of attending college or university seems to consistently trend upwards. And while it’s true that you have to be prepared to make a financial commitment to your post-secondary education, there are ways that you can reduce the overall cost. Plan ahead. Compare the costs and benefits of earning an associate degree versus a bachelor’s degree. Explore scholarship opportunities and financial aid. Become informed about available tax credits and deductions. And of course, investigate tuition fees at both public and private institutions. To help you get started, here are the typical costs for a law and related legal studies degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,217 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

37% above average compared to other degrees

$ 28,361 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

45% above average compared to other degrees

$ 29,753 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

3% below average compared to other degrees

What do law and related legal studies graduates earn?

Law and related legal studies students make an average of $62,803 per year after graduation. This is 6% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 62,803 per year
Average graduate salary in 2020

Bottom 41% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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