With an overall population of 54,653 and a student population of 1,260, approximately 1,260 of Chicopee students attend one of Chicopee's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Chicopee's largest paralegal school is College of Our Lady of the Elms. In 2010, College of Our Lady of the Elms graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in paralegal.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in paralegal from paralegal schools in Chicopee in 2010. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Chicopee was $26,260 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for paralegal related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,446 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,260.
If you plan on staying in Chicopee after graduating from paralegal school, you should know that job prospects for paralegals in Chicopee, which is the most popular paralegal profession, are good. In 2010, there were 7,230 paralegals in Massachusetts. Of these paralegals, 440 were working in the greater Chicopee area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Chicopee will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Chicopee, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,610 per year. This is higher than the average salary for paralegals in the state.