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2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

There are about 68,437 students enrolled in Legal Support Services in the USA.

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popularity

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

10,804

Vs. National Avg.

-32%

popularity Rank

#87

cost

Very Affordable

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$13K

Vs. National Avg.

-45%

cost Rank

#384

salary

Low Paying

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$32K

Vs. National Avg.

-19%

salary Rank

#393

professors

Not Very Good

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

C-

Vs. National Avg.

-14%

professors Rank

#386

students

Not Very Diverse

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-4%

students Rank

#327

SUMMARY

Studying Legal Support Services is a valuable choice and often a necessary first step for scholars seeking to enter a career as a senior paralegal, a data entry clerk, or a contracts administrator. In fact, legal support services is an uncommon degree ranking as the 201st most popular degree. Last academic year alone, there were 1,154 legal support services degrees conferred. In-state tuition for legal support services at private colleges is, on average, 3.2 times more costly than their public equivalents.

With just 120 institutions offering legal support services you could have a smaller selection of institutions which will have a degree program for you. If you're hoping to surround yourself with other legal support services majors, consider looking at universities in Florida which have the most students admitted to legal support services annually. Zooming out, the best region to major in legal support services is in the Southeast region with The University of West Florida, Liberty University, and Florida Gulf Coast University best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick for the top conference to major in legal support services is the Big South Conference with Hampton University representing the conference. From our list on the best colleges, our choice for the best college for legal support services is University of Richmond.

The overall 'best' school might not actually be the 'best' school for you. There might be tons of perspectives to weigh when deciding on school. Things like campus amenities, transportation services, and food would definitely sway your choice on where to go to school. Here at authority.org, we've evaluated the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which legal support services university boasts the top campus, the answer is Tulane University of Louisiana. If you are primarily interested in which university boasts the top campus, we have an entire page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, student reviews, professor reviews, and more so we can compare each major in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our well researched list for the schools with the best student life&nbsphere and our choice for the university with the best student life for legal support services is University of Richmond. Curious why? Continue scrolling to learn more about Authority's top selections. Many of our decisions just might shock you.

If expense is a significant factor in your decisions, you might consider avoiding University of Richmond. University of Richmond&nbspappears to be our most expensive university for legal support services, at least regarding out of state attendance. We do have a list of the most expensive&nbspcolleges that might put the cost at University of Richmond&nbspinto perspective. You may also be interested to know that legal support services is the 362nd most expensive major in the United States, with an average associated cost of $18,800. On a broader scale, the most expensive state for legal support services in the nation is Louisiana demonstrated by a tuition of $52,760 at the main school in the state Tulane University of Louisiana. Even more broadly, the most costly region of the U.S. for legal support services is unfortunately unavailable due to missing data.

Our cheapest region for legal support services is the Far West region which is represented by National University with a cost of $13,320 and Brandman University with a cost of $12,000. On the bright side, the most affordable university for legal support services is St Petersburg College. Our comprehensive list of the most affordable universities can be found here.

In-state attendees can anticipate paying about $9,200 for a degree in legal support services. The price increases by a lot to an average of $19,000 for the out-of-state public-school undergraduate. Our choice for the university constituting the best value for legal support services: University of Richmond. Through this link you can see our comprehensive list about the colleges we believe to be the best value&nbspin general. Do know, this discussion is based on out-of-state tuition costs. The value proposition changes when in-state tuition costs are considered, but as we do not know what state(s) you might qualify for in-state tuition, we are approaching this discussion through out-of-state tuition costs.

Earnings for legal support services students vary a lot, but two-years after finishing the degree graduates will typically earn around $45,200. While there can be a lot of variation in salary; top positions can make up to $71,200. Even right out of university, the minimum earning positions within the legal support services field earn $27,900, which could be worse. The highest earning graduates for legal support services studied at University of Richmond&nbspand if you want to find the colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The prevailing diversity of legal support services is below average, arriving within the 36th percentile of all programs. The school with the highest composite diversity for legal support services is Purdue University Global&nbspand here you can find our comprehensive list of the colleges with the most diversity. The financial diversity of the Legal Support Services major only ranks in the 56th percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is even further below average in the 46th percentile. White students make up the largest share, 61%, of students studying legal support services. Additionally, 83% of undergrads pursuing a legal support services degree are women.

The median ranking for legal support services' professors is 4.2 stars, a rating that is 5% above the median across all majors; which is a good score. If you are curious about the most popular legal support services professor nationally, take a look at Julia Brynelson from American River College. It might surprise you, but the top rated instructors for legal support services according to students are found at Phoenix College. If we including data beyond just rankings it becomes clear that the school with the overall best professors for legal support services is Tulane University of Louisiana. One will find more detail on our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, along with some of the best instructors in the country.

Finally, the hardest college to get into for legal support services is Tulane University of Louisiana. While we do not necessarily see the value in it, we have an extensive page for the hardest colleges to get into. Although, we hope you believe that considering college with a lens mainly built on superlatives could cause problems. We encourage you to look at some of our more focused pages on individual colleges and read a couple of our background pages on useful details to look out for as your university search develops.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

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A+

Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL | www.northwestern.edu/

9%

Acceptance

25,870

Students

#12

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN | www.vanderbilt.edu/

12%

Acceptance

13,918

Students

#17

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL | www.miami.edu/

33%

Acceptance

19,971

Students

#73

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA | https://www.richmond.edu/

31%

Acceptance

4,534

Students

#70

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA | https://tulane.edu/

11%

Acceptance

14,652

Students

#71

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Amherst College

Amherst, MA | www.amherst.edu/

12%

Acceptance

1,940

Students

#29

Ranking

$61K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

University of California-Berkeley

Berkeley, CA | www.berkeley.edu/

17%

Acceptance

45,878

Students

#55

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Seattle, WA | www.washington.edu/

56%

Acceptance

56,554

Students

#108

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

United States Military Academy

West Point, NY | www.westpoint.edu/

9%

Acceptance

4,503

Students

#103

Ranking

$0

Tuition

A+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI | www.wisc.edu/

57%

Acceptance

47,831

Students

#101

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, PA | www.pitt.edu/

64%

Acceptance

35,563

Students

#155

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

American University

Washington, DC | www.american.edu/

39%

Acceptance

16,032

Students

#94

Ranking

$51K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Scripps College

Claremont, CA | www.scrippscollege.edu/

35%

Acceptance

1,137

Students

#83

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Mississippi College

Clinton, MS | www.mc.edu/

29%

Acceptance

5,425

Students

#409

Ranking

$19K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

University Park, PA |

0%

Acceptance

0

Students

#0

Ranking

$0

Tuition

B−

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA | www.liberty.edu/

50%

Acceptance

123,445

Students

#1035

Ranking

$22K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

College of Saint Mary

Omaha, NE | www.csm.edu/

50%

Acceptance

1,213

Students

#517

Ranking

$21K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

United States Air Force Academy

USAF Academy, CO | www.usafa.edu/

13%

Acceptance

4,376

Students

#143

Ranking

$0

Tuition

B

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL | www.nova.edu/

76%

Acceptance

23,608

Students

#887

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY | www.jjay.cuny.edu/

37%

Acceptance

19,553

Students

#467

Ranking

$15K

Tuition

A

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ | https://www.arizona.edu/

85%

Acceptance

49,966

Students

#391

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

A

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL | www.ucf.edu/

45%

Acceptance

81,082

Students

#200

Ranking

$22K

Tuition

A

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Drake University

Des Moines, IA | www.drake.edu/

68%

Acceptance

5,504

Students

#250

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN | https://www.lipscomb.edu/

62%

Acceptance

5,876

Students

#408

Ranking

$35K

Tuition

A

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Legal Support Services

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL | https://www.luc.edu/

71%

Acceptance

19,692

Students

#242

Ranking

$46K

Tuition

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