With an overall population of 66,715 and a student population of 5,056, approximately 5,056 of Jacksonville students attend one of Jacksonville's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Jacksonville's largest paralegal school is Coastal Carolina Community College. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Coastal Carolina Community College with credentials in paralegal.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a paralegal degree in Jacksonville. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Jacksonville was $1,630 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for paralegal related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Jacksonville after graduating from paralegal school, you should know that job prospects for paralegals in Jacksonville, which is the most popular paralegal profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 117 paralegals in North Carolina were working in the greater Jacksonville area. Jacksonville's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Jacksonville is $30,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.