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Legal Support Services Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 233 students earned their Legal Support degrees in MI.

In terms of popularity, Legal Support Services is the 113th most popular major in the state out of a total 319 majors commonly available.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 102
Bachelor’s Degree 82
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 43
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 43
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Legal Support Services Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 12.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 70.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.4%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
Legal Support Services Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 11,840 people in the state and 596,640 people in the nation working in legal support jobs.

Legal Support Services Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

A typical salary for a legal support grad in the state is $45,140, compared to a typical salary of $54,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Michigan that offer legal support degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,211 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 44% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $3,921.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,033 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,300 a year. 67% of the teachers are full time.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,992 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,316. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,628 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,164.

#3

Davenport University

Grand Rapids
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
6,429 Total Students

21% of the teachers are full time. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $31,400 after graduation.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
17,784 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 98%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.89 years to complete their degree at Eastern Michigan.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
292 Total Students

71% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $17,000 a year. This private school has an average net price of $23,900.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,673 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 67% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 13%.

#8

Baker College

Owosso
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
7,606 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.97 years to complete their degree at Baker College. 12% of the teachers are full time.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,978 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,062. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

Some of the careers legal support majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 15% $47,420
Court Reporters 3% $47,390
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 3% $37,930
Legal Secretaries -19% $43,970

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Law 1,126
Non-Professional Legal Studies 110
Legal Research 83
Other Legal Professions 3

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