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Legal Support Services Schools in New York

In 2018-2019, 701 students earned their Legal Support degrees in NY.

As a degree choice, Legal Support Services is the 97th 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 433
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 194
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 194
Bachelor’s Degree 72
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

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

Legal Support Services Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 17.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 19.3%
  • White: 50.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Legal Support Services Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 46,950 people in the state and 596,640 people in the nation working in legal support jobs.

Legal Support Services Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Legal Support grads earn an average of $60,500 in the state and $54,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 38 colleges in New York that offer legal support degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
17,269 Total Students

The average student takes 5.05 years to complete their degree at City Tech. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $29,100 after graduation.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
100% Graduation Rate
4,442 Total Students

7% of the teachers are full time. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#3

Marist College

Poughkeepsie
55 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
6,624 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.00%. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at Marist. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it.

#4

Plaza College

Forest Hills
47 Degrees in Major Awarded
902 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Plaza College will pay a net price of $13,783.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,406 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 41%.

#6

LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,300 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,877. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. 84% of students get financical aid.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
26,078 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,300 a year. 70% of students get financical aid. 29% of the teachers are full time.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,535 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. A typical student attending SUNY Westchester Community College will pay a net price of $7,524. The full-time teacher rate is 19%.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,859 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,751. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,300 a year.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,582 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,123. 28% of the teachers are full time.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,529 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,700 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,028. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Some of the careers legal support majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 16% $54,400
Legal Support Workers 7% $56,630
Court Reporters 3% $100,650
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 2% $59,050
Legal Secretaries -19% $54,170

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Law 3,731
Legal Research 1,243
Non-Professional Legal Studies 429
Other Legal Professions 307

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