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Paralegal Schools in Alabama

There are 12 schools in the state of Alabama offering paralegal programs. In 2010, 209 students graduated with degrees from Alabama paralegal schools. 197 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and eight of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

195 students graduate from programs in Alabama in legal assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of paralegal students who US schools graduate. Out of those, eight students graduated with paralegal certificates, 197 with an associate's level degree, and four with a bachelor's level degree.

12 paralegal schools are located in this state. Out of these, while eight schools are public, four schools are private. Tuition at a private paralegal school varies from $12,300 to $21,942.

Average tuition for paralegal programs is $19,479. While the highest tuition for paralegal programs, which is $21,942 every year, is at Stamford University, the lowest tuition in this state is at Virginia College-Huntsville.

Schools in Alabama offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in paralegal. In 2010, no undergraduate level legal assisting students pursued degrees at the masters level.

Paralegal Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

195 students graduate from programs in Alabama in legal assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of paralegal students who US schools graduate. Out of those, eight students graduated with paralegal certificates, 197 with an associate's level degree, and four with a bachelor's level degree.

Paralegal Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 15
  • Certificate 2007: 12
  • Certificate 2008: 13
  • Certificate 2009: 19
  • Certificate 2010: 8
  • Associate 2006: 176
  • Associate 2007: 157
  • Associate 2008: 165
  • Associate 2009: 169
  • Associate 2010: 197
  • Bachelor 2006: 7
  • Bachelor 2007: 8
  • Bachelor 2008: 3
  • Bachelor 2009: 13
  • Bachelor 2010: 4

Paralegal Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 17 paralegal programs. Of these programs, 64.7% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Paralegal Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 1

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27340
  • 25th Percentile: 35100
  • Median: 45110
  • 75th Percentile: 53780
  • 90th Percentile: 60960

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28370
  • 25th Percentile: 33970
  • Median: 41380
  • 75th Percentile: 51550
  • 90th Percentile: 55840

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41070
  • Median Salary 2007: 40290
  • Median Salary 2008: 41390
  • Median Salary 2009: 43650
  • Median Salary 2010: 45110
  • Total Employed 2006: 2480
  • Total Employed 2007: 2630
  • Total Employed 2008: 2350
  • Total Employed 2009: 2320
  • Total Employed 2010: 2360

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41880
  • Median Salary 2007: 44200
  • Median Salary 2008: 44650
  • Median Salary 2009: 47020
  • Median Salary 2010: 41380
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Alabama vs National Paralegal Employment

Alabama vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 0.910% (2640)

Paralegal Schools in Alabama

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1. Bevill State Community College

1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-0511

Bevill State Community College is in town of Jasper, Alabama. It offers two programs in legal assisting. Specifically, it offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering legal assisting.

2. ITT Technical Institute - Mobile

3100 Cottage Hill Rd Bldg 3
Mobile, AL 36606
(251) 472-4760

ITT Technical Institute-Mobile is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. ITT is one of several campuses. Students are offered seven associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level by it. 475 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at ITT in 2010. This technical college offers subjects such as computer programming and technology. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this technical college. ITT is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

3. ITT Technical Institute - Madison

9238 Madison Blvd- Ste 500
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 542-2900

ITT Technical Institute-Madison is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is very close to Madison, Alabama, is located in a rural area. ITT Tech is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as construction management, visual communications, and management. It offers seven associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 454 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This school is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

4. James H Faulkner State Community College

1900 US Hwy 31 S
Bay Minette, AL 36507-2698
(251) 580-2100

James H Faulkner State Community College is in Bay Minette, AL and it offers one paralegal program. This public college is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in legal assisting.

5. Enterprise State Community College

600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36330-1300
(334) 347-2623

Enterprise State Community College offers two paralegal programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one associate's level degree in legal assisting. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering paralegal programs.

6. South University - Montgomery

5355 Vaughn Road
Montgomery, AL 36116-1120
(334) 395-8800

South University-Montgomery is 5.1 miles from the heart of downtown. SU offers two programs in legal assisting. Of those, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting and one degree at the bachelor's level in legal assisting. 729 students seek degrees in 13 South University-Montgomery programs, overall. SU is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

7. Virginia College - Mobile

3725 Airport Blvd- Suite 165
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 378-3052

Virginia College-Mobile is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in legal assisting. Specifically, students are offered one paralegal certificate by it and one associate's level legal assisting degree.

8. ITT Technical Institute - Bessemer

6270 Park South Drive
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 497-5700

ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT is located in Bessemer, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers students nine degrees at the associates level and eight degrees at the bachelors level. 1,020 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at ITT in 2010. ITT Tech offers subjects including business management and animation. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This specialized school is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

9. Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-8522
(205) 391-2211

Shelton State Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Tuscaloosa, AL and it offers one program in legal assisting. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. This college is the third largest institution in the state of Alabama offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

10. Community College of the Air Force

100 S Turner Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36114-0011
(334) 649-5000

Community College of the Air Force offers one program in legal assisting and this college, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Montgomery, AL. This college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in legal assisting.

11. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama and this school offers one paralegal program. Overall, 4,715 students pursue degrees in 79 Samford programs. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering legal assisting.

12. John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500

John C Calhoun State Community College is in Tanner, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in legal assisting. 12,134 students seek degrees in 63 programs at this community college, overall.

13. Gadsden State Community College

1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 549-8200

Gadsden State Community College is near the center of the city and this college offers one paralegal program. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. This college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering legal assisting.

14. George C Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville is in Hanceville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one paralegal program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering legal assisting.

15. Virginia College - Huntsville

2800 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville, AL 35805-9945
(256) 533-7387

Virginia College-Huntsville is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown and VC offers one paralegal program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering legal assisting.