New York contains 39 schools that offer paralegal studies programs. United States Military Academy, the highest-ranking paralegal studies school in NY, has a total student population of 4,621 and is the 67th highest ranked school in America.
Paralegal Studies students from New York 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 New York alone, there are employed legal support workers earning an average yearly salary of $48,940. Paralegals and legal assistants in this state earn $60,140/yr and there are 25,760 employed.
Also, within the paralegal studies schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from paralegal studies, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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