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Bachelor’s Degrees in Legal Support Services

1,154 Yearly Graduations
$31,900 Median Salary
$35,500 Median Debt
There are 115 schools in the United States where you can get your bachelor's degree in legal support. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 36% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 1.3% of legal support graduates were international students.

In 2018-2019, 1,154 bachelor's degrees were awarded to legal support majors. This makes it the 160th most popular bachelor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in legal support at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 5,436
Undergraduate Certificate 2,344
Basic Certificate 1,530
Bachelor’s Degree 1,154
Graduate Certificate 363
Master’s Degree 120

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in legal support is $31,900. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $29,700 and the high is $37,200.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in legal support is $35,500. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $42,179 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $27,916.

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The median monthly payment of a legal support graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $368.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in legal support. About 79.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 238
Women 916
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Legal Support

The racial-ethnic distribution of legal support bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 22
Black or African American 207
Hispanic or Latino 151
White 655
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 104
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Legal Support Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 115 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in legal support. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia
99 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Liberty University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for legal support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree. Each year, around 85,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,417 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,980 per year.

The legal support program at Liberty University awarded 99 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 90% of this group were women, and 19% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
92 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for legal support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Kaplan University-Indianapolis. Each year, around 38,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,791 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 92 people received their bachelor's degree in legal support from Kaplan University-Indianapolis. Around 35% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 89% were women.

#3

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, Florida
82 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida Gulf Coast University comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in legal support. Each year, around 14,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,191 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,974 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 82 bachelor's degrees were handed out to legal support majors at FGCU. Of these students, 73% were women and 37% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

45 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York City College of Technology comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in legal support. Each year, around 17,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 people received their bachelor's degree in legal support from City Tech. Of these students, 82% were women and 78% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

The University of West Florida

Pensacola, Florida
35 Yearly Graduations
63% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of West Florida is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in legal support. Each year, around 12,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,735 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,088 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 bachelor's degrees were handed out to legal support majors at UWF. About 63% of this group were women, and 37% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida
31 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

St Petersburg College is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in legal support. Roughly 28,800 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 31 people received their bachelor's degree in legal support from SPC. About 74% of this group were women, and 42% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Stevenson University

Stevenson, Maryland
31 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stevenson University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in legal support. Each year, around 3,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,528 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,040 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 31 people received their bachelor's degree in legal support from Stevenson. About 68% of this group were women, and 39% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

29 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kent State University at Kent comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in legal support. Roughly 27,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,602 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,766 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 people received their bachelor's degree in legal support from Kent State. Around 24% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 76% were women.

#9

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio
28 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Toledo is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in legal support. Each year, around 19,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,449 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,047 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 people received their bachelor's degree in legal support from University of Toledo. Of these students, 86% were women and 36% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan
27 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for legal support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Grand Valley State University. Roughly 24,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,180 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,208 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 bachelor's degrees were handed out to legal support majors at GVSU. Around 11% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 78% were women.

#11

Peirce College

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
24 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for legal support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Peirce College. Roughly 1,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,400 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,896 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 bachelor's degrees were handed out to legal support majors at Peirce. Around 67% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

24 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for legal support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Each year, around 11,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,456 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,268 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 bachelor's degrees were handed out to legal support majors at SIUC. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

#11

Roger Williams University

Bristol, Rhode Island
24 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Roger Williams University is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in legal support. Roughly 4,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,789 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,768 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 bachelor's degrees were handed out to legal support majors at RWU. Of these students, 75% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Wesley College

Dover, Delaware
23 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for legal support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Wesley College. Roughly 1,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,406 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,800 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 people received their bachelor's degree in legal support from Wesley College. Around 52% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 48% were women.

21 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Houston - Clear Lake is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in legal support. Each year, around 9,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,740 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,920 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 bachelor's degrees were handed out to legal support majors at UH Clear Lake. About 76% of this group were women, and 52% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Mississippi University for Women

Columbus, Mississippi
21 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mississippi University for Women comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in legal support. Roughly 2,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,425 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,425 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 bachelor's degrees were handed out to legal support majors at MUW. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

18 Yearly Graduations
94% Women

Minnesota State University - Moorhead comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in legal support. Roughly 5,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,632 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,550 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 bachelor's degrees were handed out to legal support majors at MSU Moorhead.

#17

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, Kentucky
18 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Eastern Kentucky University is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in legal support. Each year, around 14,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,266 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,900 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 bachelor's degrees were handed out to legal support majors at Eastern. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 89% were women.

#19

Regent University

Virginia Beach, Virginia
17 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Regent University is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in legal support. Each year, around 10,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,220 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,552 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 people received their bachelor's degree in legal support from Regent. Around 65% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#19

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan
17 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Eastern Michigan University is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in legal support. Roughly 17,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,658 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,912 per year.

The legal support program at Eastern Michigan University awarded 17 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 29% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 82% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to legal support that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Non-Professional Legal Studies 2,736
Other Legal Professions 481
Legal Research 183

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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