Maine contains two schools that offer paralegal programs. Husson University, the highest-ranking paralegal school in ME, has a total student population of 2,881 and is the 637th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 paralegal 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.
Paralegal students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 130 employed legal support workers earning an average yearly salary of $42,900. Paralegals and legal assistants in this state earn $41,820/yr and there are 1,160 employed.
Also, within the paralegal schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from paralegal, 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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