Jenkintown has a general population of 4,478 and an overall student population of 952. Approximately 952 of Jenkintown's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Manor College is the largest paralegal school in Jenkintown, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 33 students graduated from the Paralegal program at Manor College.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a paralegal degree from one of Jenkintown's paralegal schools. If you decide to attend a paralegal school in Jenkintown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,626.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,060 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a paralegal program in Jenkintown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,972 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,223.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jenkintown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 14,500 paralegals in Pennsylvania, 6,030 were working in the greater Jenkintown area. Jenkintown's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 2% 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 Jenkintown is $45,960 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.