Oregon contains eight schools that offer paralegal programs. ITT Technical Institute-Portland, the highest-ranking paralegal school in OR, has a total student population of 816 and is the 2441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 paralegal schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Portland comes out as the most expensive ($22,549/yr), with Umpqua Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,726/yr.
Paralegal students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 390 employed legal support workers earning an average yearly salary of $46,450. Paralegals and legal assistants in this state earn $50,640/yr and there are 2,350 employed.
Also, within the paralegal schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from paralegal, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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