Kent has a total population of 27,906 and a student population of 25,349. Of these students, 25,127 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Kent State University at Kent is the largest paralegal school in Kent, based on student population. In 2010, Kent State University at Kent graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in paralegal.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a paralegal degree from one of Kent's paralegal schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,920 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kent paralegal schools was an average of $29,612 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,280 for paralegal related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Kent-based paralegal schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a paralegal in Kent, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 8,400 paralegals in Ohio. Of these paralegals, 560 were working in the greater Kent area. Kent's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Kent is $40,340 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.