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Legal Support Services Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 130 students earned their Legal Support degrees in MA.

A Legal Support Services major is the 143rd most popular major in this state.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 64
Associate’s Degree 48
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 16
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 16
Bachelor’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Legal Support Services Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 14.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.6%
  • White: 59.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.1%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
Legal Support Services Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 12,400 people in the state and 596,640 people in the nation working in legal support jobs.

Legal Support Services Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

In this state, legal support grads earn an average of $63,330. Nationwide, they make an average of $54,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Massachusetts that offer legal support degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,522 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 9.50% which is lower than average. 67% of students get financical aid.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,724 Total Students

A typical student attending MWCC will pay a net price of $8,385. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,090 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,396. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,300 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,763 Total Students

A typical student attending North Shore Community College will pay a net price of $8,147. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
7,186 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,300 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.28 years. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,214 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,000 a year. This public school has an average net price of $6,910.

#7

Quincy College

Quincy
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,500 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Quincy College grads earn an average salary of $36,800. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 68% of students receive it.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,368 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Bay Path University

Longmeadow
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,444 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 21%. The 4.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Cape Cod Community College

West Barnstable
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,996 Total Students

A typical student attending Cape Cod Community College will pay a net price of $9,393. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 25% of the teachers are full time.

Some of the careers legal support majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 14% $56,660
Court Reporters 7% $84,040
Legal Support Workers 5% $68,370
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 0% $57,450
Legal Secretaries -20% $56,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Law 1,918
Legal Research 563
Non-Professional Legal Studies 213
Other Legal Professions 73

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