Maine contains two schools that offer legal assistant programs. Husson University, the highest-ranking legal assistant school in ME, has a total student population of 2,881 and is the 637th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 legal assistant schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Andover College comes out as the most expensive ($21,857/yr), with Husson University as the lowest recorded at only $14,691/yr.
Legal Assistant students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 120 employed administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers earning an average yearly salary of $61,760. Paralegals and legal assistants in this state earn $41,820/yr and there are 1,160 employed.
Also, within the legal assistant schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from legal assistant, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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