Vermont contains two schools that offer legal assistant programs. Champlain College, the highest-ranking legal assistant school in VT, has a total student population of 2,938 and is the 2380th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 legal assistant schools in Vermont, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Champlain College comes out as the most expensive ($28,857/yr), with Burlington College as the lowest recorded at only $25,378/yr.
Legal Assistant students from Vermont 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 Vermont alone, there are 30 employed administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers earning an average yearly salary of $48,470. Paralegals and legal assistants in this state earn $48,210/yr and there are 680 employed.
Also, within the legal assistant schools in Vermont, the average student population is 1,663 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Aside from legal assistant, there are 923 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,687 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,245, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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