Kansas contains thirteen schools that offer legal assistant programs. Newman University, the highest-ranking legal assistant school in KS, has a total student population of 2,557 and is the 569th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 legal assistant schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Kansas City comes out as the most expensive ($19,498/yr), with Cloud County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,858/yr.
Legal Assistant students from Kansas schools who go on to become legal assistants, paralegals, legal analysts, legal clerks, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 246,810 people working as paralegals and legal assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,080. Also, Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers make on average $87,620 per year and there are about 13,140 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas alone, there are 40 employed administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers earning an average yearly salary of $104,650. Paralegals and legal assistants in this state earn $41,790/yr and there are 1,530 employed.
Also, within the legal assistant schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from legal assistant, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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