Williamsport has a total population of 30,706 and a student population of 7,958. Of these students, 6,409 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Of the 1 paralegal schools in Williamsport, the largest paralegal school, by student population, is Pennsylvania College of Technology. In 2010, approximately 23 students graduated from the Paralegal program at Pennsylvania College of Technology.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a paralegal degree in Williamsport. Tuition in 2009 at Williamsport's paralegal schools was $24,505 per year for instate students and $27,655 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for paralegal related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,350 per year, on average, for room and board at Williamsport-based paralegal schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,155.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Williamsport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,200 paralegals in Pennsylvania, 60 were working in the greater Williamsport area. By the year 2018, the number of paralegals is expected to increase by 13% in Williamsport. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Williamsport is $36,080 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.