Oregon contains seven schools that offer law programs. Lewis & Clark College, the highest-ranking law school in OR, has a total student population of 3,523 and is the 127th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 law schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis & Clark College comes out as the most expensive ($28,753/yr), with Umpqua Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,726/yr.
Law students from Oregon schools who go on to become law professionals, tax lawyers, judges, paralegals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,140 people working as administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $87,620. Also, Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators make on average $63,250 per year and there are about 8,110 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oregon alone, there are 130 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $64,650. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in this state earn $69,880/yr and there are 320 employed.
Also, within the law schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from law, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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