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Legal Support Services at Bergen Community College

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Legal Support Services at Bergen Community College

If you are interested in studying legal support services, you may want to check out the program at Bergen Community College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Bergen Community College is located in Paramus, New Jersey and approximately 12,968 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Legal Support Services section at the bottom of this page.

  • Associate’s Degree in Legal Support

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Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the legal support majors at Bergen Community College.

89% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 11% of legal support associate's degrees went to men and 89% went to women.

Bergen Community College Gender Breakdown of Legal Support Services Associate's Degree Grads

Bergen Community College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in legal support graduates 15% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Bergen Community College with a associate's in legal support.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Legal Support Services Majors at Bergen Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

A degree in legal support can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Bergen Community College.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Legal Secretaries 9,020 $50,660
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 8,120 $58,260
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 1,710 $56,870
Legal Support Workers 720 $71,920
Court Reporters 140 $66,930

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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