Fountain Valley has a total population of 54,978 and a student population of 11,636. Of these students, 11,231 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Of the 1 paralegal schools in Fountain Valley, the largest paralegal school, by student population, is Coastline Community College. In 2010, approximately 47 students graduated from the Paralegal program at Coastline Community College.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a paralegal certificate from one of Fountain Valley's paralegal schools. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Fountain Valley was $650 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a paralegal program in Fountain Valley.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fountain Valley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 28,300 paralegals in California, 3,180 were working in the greater Fountain Valley area. The number of paralegals in Fountain Valley is expected to increase by 19% 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 Fountain Valley is $55,620 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.