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Legal Support Services Schools in California

In 2018-2019, 1,386 students earned their Legal Support degrees in CA.

In terms of popularity, Legal Support Services is the 93rd most popular major in the state out of a total 325 majors commonly available.

Legal Support majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 614
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 448
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 448
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 166
Post-Master’s Certificate 128
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 128
Bachelor’s Degree 30

Gender Distribution

In California, a legal support major is more popular with women than with men.

Legal Support Services Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of legal support majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.5%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 43.1%
  • White: 33.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
Legal Support Services Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 71,860 people in the state and 596,640 people in the nation working in legal support jobs.

Legal Support Services Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

A typical salary for a legal support grad in the state is $58,180, compared to a typical salary of $54,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 76 colleges in California that offer legal support degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
9,073 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. An average student at USD will pay a net price of $32,576. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,366 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,200 a year. 39% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
26,862 Total Students

26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 40% are considered full time. 66% of students get financical aid.

#4

De Anza College

Cupertino
65 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,482 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 37%. The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 42% of students receive it.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,893 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,155. The student to faculty ratio is 38 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 59% of students receive it.

#6

Oxnard College

Oxnard
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,418 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $1,231. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

Coastline Community College

Fountain Valley
57 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,977 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,519. 35 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 18%.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,366 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 38% are considered full time.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,823 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 64% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,720.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,346 Total Students

71% of students get financical aid. 39% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $2,570.

Some of the careers legal support majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 18% $57,290
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 8% $56,580
Legal Support Workers 6% $51,630
Legal Secretaries -17% $53,790

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to legal support.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Law 4,045
Legal Research 1,682
Other Legal Professions 697
Non-Professional Legal Studies 495

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