Columbus has a general population of 39,059 and an overall student population of 4,917. Approximately 4,647 of Columbus's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Of the 1 paralegal schools in Columbus, the largest paralegal school, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in paralegal.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in paralegal from paralegal schools in Columbus in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,090 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,060 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a paralegal program in Columbus.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 130 paralegals in Indiana were working in the greater Columbus area. The number of paralegals in Columbus is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Columbus is $34,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.