Law school tuition goes up as number of applicants falls
The average tuition for law school in the US has increased by more than double the rate of inflation, despite a drastic decline in the number of applicants over the past two years.
Average tuition and fees at private law schools have increased by arround 4 per cent over last year to $40,585, according to a report by The National Law Journal. And in-state resident students at public law schools see a 6 per cent increase in fees, to around $23,590.
Meanwhile, the number of applicants has declined by 25 per cent during the past two years, with many law schools drastically reducing the size of their incoming classes.
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