West Haven has a total population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770. Of these students, 5,770 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
University of New Haven is the largest paralegal school in West Haven, based on student population. In 2010, University of New Haven graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in paralegal.
In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in West Haven was $29,470 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for paralegal related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board at West Haven-based paralegal schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
If you plan on staying in West Haven after graduating from paralegal school, you should know that job prospects for paralegals in West Haven, which is the most popular paralegal profession, are good. In 2010, there were 4,800 paralegals in Connecticut. Of these paralegals, 700 were working in the greater West Haven area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in West Haven will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in West Haven is $46,210 per year, which is lower than the average for paralegals state-wide.