Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has two paralegal schools within its city limits. University of Louisville, the highest ranked school in the city with a paralegal program, has a total student population of 21,016. It is the 1677th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College). To learn more about paralegal programs in Louisville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of paralegal professors at University of Louisville such as David Deatrick.
Paralegal students from Louisville schools who go on to become paralegals, paralegalss, paralegal professionals, real estate paralegals, 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 150 employed legal support workers earning an average salary of $*. Paralegals and legal assistants in this area earn $45,080/yr and there are 1,100 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.851 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by paralegals and legal assistants, and 0.255/1000 are held by legal support workers.
Of the 2 paralegal schools in Louisville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daymar College-Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($21,786/yr) for paralegal students, with University of Louisville as the lowest, reported at only $10,764/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|