Minnesota contains 26 schools that offer paralegal studies programs. Hamline University, the highest-ranking paralegal studies school in MN, has a total student population of 5,166 and is the 277th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 26 paralegal studies schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee comes out as the most expensive ($24,002/yr), with Minnesota State University-Mankato as the lowest recorded at only $10,396/yr.
Paralegal Studies students from Minnesota schools who go on to become paralegals, paralegalss, paralegal professionals, paralegal specialists, 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, Legal support workers make on average $58,630 per year and there are about 39,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 750 employed legal support workers earning an average yearly salary of $57,180. Paralegals and legal assistants in this state earn $49,130/yr and there are 4,140 employed.
Also, within the paralegal studies schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from paralegal studies, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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