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Legal Support Services Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 1,051 students earned their Legal Support degrees in TX.

In terms of popularity, Legal Support Services is the 74th most popular major in the state out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 494
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 263
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 263
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 192
Bachelor’s Degree 48
Post-Master’s Certificate 27
Master’s Degree 27
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 27

Gender Distribution

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

Legal Support Services Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 16.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 35.6%
  • White: 42.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 2.1%
Legal Support Services Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 45,670 people in the state and 596,640 people in the nation working in legal support jobs.

Legal Support Services Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Legal Support grads earn an average of $57,940 in the state and $54,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 40 colleges in Texas that offer legal support degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

173 Degrees in Major Awarded
211 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $39,200 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 7.10% which is lower than average.

#2

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands
69 Degrees in Major Awarded
73,499 Total Students

A typical student attending North Harris Montgomery will pay a net price of $6,698. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,729 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 64% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,800 a year. This public school has an average net price of $6,147.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
33,668 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,992. In their early career, Collin County Community College District grads earn an average salary of $31,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,100 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,380. 65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,644 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at Texas State. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
57,200 Total Students

36% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,521. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#8

Blinn College

Brenham
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,623 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,365.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
40,799 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,000 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 34%. 61% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Arlington Career Institute

Grand Prairie
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
330 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. An average student at Arlington Career Institute will pay a net price of $23,447. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Some of the careers legal support majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 22% $52,220
Court Reporters 12% $58,330
Legal Support Workers 11% $54,670
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 10% $48,270
Legal Secretaries -14% $40,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Law 2,002
Legal Research 222
Non-Professional Legal Studies 35

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