With an overall population of 57,107 and a student population of 2,971, approximately 994 of Brookline students attend one of Brookline's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Newbury College-Brookline is the largest paralegal school in Brookline, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Paralegal program at Newbury College-Brookline.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Brookline in 2010. If you decide to attend a paralegal school in Brookline, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $23,500.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for paralegal related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Brookline-based paralegal schools, you will have an added expense of $11,230 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,500.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Brookline, your job prospects are good. There were 7,230 paralegals working in Massachusetts and 4,700 working in the greater Brookline area in 2010. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Brookline will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Brookline is $48,720 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.