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Legal Support Services Schools in Mississippi

269 students earned Legal Support degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

A Legal Support Services major is the 39th 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 1 to 2 Years 119
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 119
Associate’s Degree 106
Bachelor’s Degree 44

Gender Distribution

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

Legal Support Services Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 37.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 58.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.2%
Legal Support Services Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 2,720 people in the state and 596,640 people in the nation working in legal support jobs.

Legal Support Services Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

In this state, legal support grads earn an average of $44,300. Nationwide, they make an average of $54,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Mississippi that offer legal support degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,521 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,086.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,618 Total Students

88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 62%. A typical student attending NWCC will pay a net price of $5,808.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,950 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,677. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,930 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $5,465. The full-time teacher rate is 53%.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
2,711 Total Students

In their early career, MUW grads earn an average salary of $29,400. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,152. The average student takes 4.53 years to complete their degree at MUW.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,678 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. 100% of the teachers are full time.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,509 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.60 years. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
5,103 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $17,192. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.30%. The average student takes 4.31 years to complete their degree at MC.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,512 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,236. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,496 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 87%.

Some of the careers legal support majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 7% $43,930
Legal Support Workers 0% $53,450
Legal Secretaries -24% $37,190

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Law 224
Non-Professional Legal Studies 30
Legal Research 4

View all majors related to Legal Support Services

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