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Legal Support Services Schools in North Carolina

467 Legal Support students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Legal Support Services is the 61st 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 195
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 165
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 70
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 70
Post-Master’s Certificate 36
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 36
Bachelor’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Legal Support Services Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 20.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 64.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Legal Support Services Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 13,710 people in the state and 596,640 people in the nation working in legal support jobs.

Legal Support Services Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Legal Support grads earn an average of $48,880 in the state and $54,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in North Carolina that offer legal support degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,824 Total Students

In their early career, Central Piedmont Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,800. 30% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,434 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,921. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,864 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,317. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,654 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 30% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid.

#5

Meredith College

Raleigh
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
1,905 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,047 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,202. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,779 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,980. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,378 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,277. 30% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,520 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,893. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,534 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Some of the careers legal support majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 17% $43,530
Court Reporters 11% $55,880
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 5% $46,790
Legal Support Workers 3% $49,120
Legal Secretaries -17% $46,330

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Law 939
Legal Research 153
Non-Professional Legal Studies 6

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