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Paralegal Schools in Beckley, West Virginia

Paralegal Schools in Beckley, WV

If you are interested in pursuing paralegal, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 paralegal schools in Beckley, West Virginia. With an overall population of 17,254 and a student population of 9,181, approximately 8,763 of Beckley students attend one of Beckley's schools that offer paralegal programs.

Mountain State University is the largest paralegal school in Beckley, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Paralegal program at Mountain State University.

In 2010, 7 students graduated with a paralegal degree from one of Beckley's paralegal schools. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Beckley was $4,889 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,365 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a paralegal program in Beckley. And if you live on campus at one of the Beckley-based paralegal schools, you will have an added expense of $6,116 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,054.

Paralegal Salaries and Career Outlook in Beckley

If you decide to work as a paralegal in Beckley, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,470 paralegals in West Virginia. Of these paralegals, 370 were working in the greater Beckley area. Beckley's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 10% 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 Beckley is $28,480 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Paralegal Degree in Beckley
  • Associates Degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors Degree in Paralegal
  • Paralegal Classes
  • Paralegal Courses
  • Paralegal Training

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  1. 1Mountain State UniversityMountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2New River Community and Technical CollegeNew River Community and Technical College

    221 George Street, Suite 2, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree