With an overall population of 6,656 and a student population of 3,201, approximately 3,201 of Estherville students attend one of Estherville's schools that offer paralegal programs.
The largest paralegal school in Estherville, by student population, is Iowa Lakes Community College. In 2010, Iowa Lakes Community College graduated approximately 4 students from its paralegal program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a paralegal degree in Estherville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,952 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Estherville paralegal schools was an average of $14,016 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for paralegal related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Estherville-based paralegal schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,102.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Estherville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 paralegals in Iowa were working in the greater Estherville area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Estherville will 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 Estherville is $29,060 per year, which is lower than the average for paralegals state-wide.