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Legal Support Services Schools in Maryland

In 2018-2019, 154 students earned their Legal Support degrees in MD.

As a degree choice, Legal Support Services is the 96th most popular major in the state.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 63
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 44
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 44
Bachelor’s Degree 31
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 16

Gender Distribution

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

Legal Support Services Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 28.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.4%
  • White: 51.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.5%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Legal Support Services Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 12,320 people in the state and 596,640 people in the nation working in legal support jobs.

Legal Support Services Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

In this state, legal support grads earn an average of $52,950. Nationwide, they make an average of $54,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Maryland that offer legal support degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,886 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,700 a year. This public school has an average net price of $15,268. 43% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#1

Stevenson University

Stevenson
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,615 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.30%. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 32%.

#3

Montgomery College

Rockville
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,720 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 35%.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,830 Total Students

28% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,000 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. In their early career, Frederick Community College grads earn an average salary of $27,700.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,885 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,458. 30% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,200 a year.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,156 Total Students

79% of students get financical aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 38%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,523 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,210. The full-time teacher rate is 38%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,865 Total Students

33% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,900. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.90%.

#9

Cecil College

North East
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,391 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,919. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time.

Some of the careers legal support majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 9% $41,520
Legal Secretaries 8% $49,710
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 6% $53,530
Legal Support Workers 3% $62,590
Court Reporters -9% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Law 390
Legal Research 100
Non-Professional Legal Studies 89
Other Legal Professions 67

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