Fergus Falls has a general population of 13,471 and an overall student population of 6,732. Approximately 6,732 of Fergus Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Fergus Falls's largest paralegal school is Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Minnesota State Community and Technical College with credentials in paralegal.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Fergus Falls in 2010. If you decide to attend a paralegal school in Fergus Falls, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $5,248.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for paralegal related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Fergus Falls-based paralegal schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,248.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Fergus Falls, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,780 paralegals working in Minnesota and 170 working in the greater Fergus Falls area in 2010. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Fergus Falls will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Fergus Falls is $30,450 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.