Bristol has a general population of 17,367 and an overall student population of 653. Approximately 577 of Bristol's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Bristol's largest paralegal school is Virginia Intermont College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Paralegal program at Virginia Intermont College.
In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Bristol was $24,323 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for paralegal related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,324 per year, on average, for room and board at Bristol-based paralegal schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,323.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Bristol, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 27 paralegals in Virginia were working in the greater Bristol area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Bristol will increase by 29% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Bristol is $40,660 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.