La Crosse has a total population of 51,818 and a student population of 18,864. Of these students, 5,573 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
La Crosse's largest paralegal school is Western Technical College. In 2010, Western Technical College graduated approximately 1 students from its paralegal program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in paralegal from paralegal schools in La Crosse in 2010. If you decide to attend one of La Crosse's paralegal schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,462 per year in instate tuition and $14,983 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,264 for paralegal related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,370 per year, on average, for room and board at La Crosse-based paralegal schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,324.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in La Crosse, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,990 paralegals working in Wisconsin and 70 working in the greater La Crosse area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of paralegals is expected to decrease by 0% in La Crosse. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in La Crosse is $34,220 per year, which is lower than the average for paralegals state-wide.