With an overall population of 260,283 and a student population of 19,599, approximately 17,276 of Anchorage students attend one of Anchorage's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Anchorage's largest paralegal school is University of Alaska Anchorage. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from University of Alaska Anchorage with credentials in paralegal.
Tuition in 2009 at Anchorage's paralegal schools was $16,604 per year for instate students and $26,504 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,154 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a paralegal program in Anchorage. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,430 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,542.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Anchorage, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 510 paralegals in Alaska. Of these paralegals, 500 were working in the greater Anchorage area. By the year 2018, the number of paralegals is expected to decrease by 0% in Anchorage. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Anchorage, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,590 per year. This is lower than the average salary for paralegals in the state.