Paralegal Certificate Gainful Employment Information

Occupations the program prepares students to enter:

23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants

23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other

   

Normal time to complete the program

15 months

On-time graduation rate for completers

Not required

Median educational loan debt incurred by completers

Not required

Placement rate for completers While we do not place student in jobs, we do regularly supply students with local job opportunities and facilitate networking and student participation in local paralegal organizations.

Tuition

$8,832

This amount reflects the maximum financial aid amount a student may receive for tuition in an academic year.  The Paralegal Certificate Program is a thirty credit-hour program and the 2012-2013 cost per credit hour is $350, resulting in a total tuition cost for the program of $10,500.  

Room and board

$9,500

This amount reflects the maximum financial aid amount a student may receive towards living expenses in an academic year.  Students in the Paralegal Studies Certificate program generally do not live on campus.  

Fees

$300

Books and Supplies

$500

Transportation

$1,750

Personal and Miscellaneous

$3,002

Loan Fees

$716

Total (including room and board)

$24,600