Lafayette has a general population of 56,397 and an overall student population of 8,003. Approximately 7,407 of Lafayette's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette is the largest paralegal school in Lafayette, based on student population. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in paralegal.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a paralegal degree in Lafayette. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Lafayette was $3,090 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for paralegal related books and supplies each year.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lafayette, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,960 paralegals in Indiana. Of these paralegals, 120 were working in the greater Lafayette area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Lafayette will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Lafayette, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,340 per year. This is lower than the average salary for paralegals in the state.