Manchester has a total population of 107,006 and a student population of 10,917. Of these students, 4,512 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Hesser College is the largest paralegal school in Manchester, based on student population. Approximately 32 students graduated in 2010 from Hesser College with credentials in paralegal.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a paralegal degree from one of Manchester's paralegal schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,374 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,450 for paralegal related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,708 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,125.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Manchester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,190 paralegals in New Hampshire. Of these paralegals, 280 were working in the greater Manchester area. Manchester's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Manchester, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,630 per year. This is higher than the average salary for paralegals in the state.