With an overall population of 41,410 and a student population of 14,458, approximately 14,440 of Belleville students attend one of Belleville's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Belleville's largest paralegal school is Southwestern Illinois College. In 2010, approximately 47 students graduated from the Paralegal program at Southwestern Illinois College.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a paralegal degree in Belleville. If you decide to attend a paralegal school in Belleville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,380.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,008 for paralegal related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Belleville after graduating from paralegal school, you should know that job prospects for paralegals in Belleville, which is the most popular paralegal profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 paralegals in Illinois were working in the greater Belleville area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Belleville will increase by 25% 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 Belleville is $41,460 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.