Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a paralegal degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 7,362 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

12% below average compared to other degrees

$ 19,818 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

1% below average compared to other degrees

$ 30,282 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

6% below average compared to other degrees

What do paralegal graduates earn?

Paralegal students make an average of $66,665 per year after graduation. This is 0% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 66,665 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 47% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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