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Paralegal Schools in Arkansas

There are four Arkansas schools offering paralegal programs. 30 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas paralegal schools in 2010.

Overview

31 students graduate from paralegal programs in Arkansas, on average, per year. In 2010, 30 students graduated with an associate's level degree in legal assisting.

Four paralegal schools are in Arkansas. Of these, four schools are public. Tuition at a public paralegal school varies from $2,613 to $2,840.

Average tuition for programs in legal assisting is $2,749. The highest tuition for programs in legal assisting, which is $2,840 every year, is at Pulaski Technical College, while the lowest tuition in this state is at NorthWest Arkansas Community College.

Arkansas paralegal schools offer associates degrees.

Paralegal Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

31 students graduate from paralegal programs in Arkansas, on average, per year. In 2010, 30 students graduated with an associate's level degree in legal assisting.

Paralegal Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 36
  • Associate 2007: 44
  • Associate 2008: 33
  • Associate 2009: 36
  • Associate 2010: 30

Paralegal Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in this state offer a total of four paralegal programs.

Paralegal Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Associate: 4

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24780
  • 25th Percentile: 27450
  • Median: 33920
  • 75th Percentile: 39400
  • 90th Percentile: 49500

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30570
  • 25th Percentile: 35500
  • Median: 43330
  • 75th Percentile: 51410
  • 90th Percentile: 55840

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38150
  • Median Salary 2007: 39240
  • Median Salary 2008: 37110
  • Median Salary 2009: 33710
  • Median Salary 2010: 33920
  • Total Employed 2006: 1160
  • Total Employed 2007: 1250
  • Total Employed 2008: 1440
  • Total Employed 2009: 1470
  • Total Employed 2010: 1910

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43080
  • Median Salary 2007: 43620
  • Median Salary 2008: 45180
  • Median Salary 2009: 43080
  • Median Salary 2010: 43330
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Arkansas vs National Paralegal Employment

Arkansas vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.714% (2070)

Paralegal Schools in Arkansas

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1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

One College Dr
Bentonville, AR 72712-5091
(479) 636-9222

NorthWest Arkansas Community College, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bentonville, AR and it offers one program in legal assisting. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. It is the second largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

2. Southeast Arkansas College

1900 Hazel St.
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
(870) 543-5900

Southeast Arkansas College offers one program in legal assisting and this college, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Pine Bluff, AR. This college is a public 2-year institution. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

3. Pulaski Technical College

3000 W Scenic Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118-3347
(501) 812-2200

Pulaski Technical College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in North Little Rock, AR and it offers one paralegal program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in legal assisting.

4. ITT Technical Institute - Little Rock

4520 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204-9925
(501) 565-5550

ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is near the center of the city, is located in Little Rock, AR. ITT Tech is one of several campuses. This technical college offers subjects such as visual communications and law. It offers nine degrees at the associates level and eight bachelors level degrees to students. 638 students sought degrees from the 13 programs at ITT in 2010. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This school is one of 4 technical colleges in Arkansas.

5. National Park Community College

101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913
(501) 760-4222

Founded in 1973, National Park Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Hot Springs, Arkansas, is located in a rural area. This college is the 11th largest institution in the state of Arkansas. It offers subjects including EMT, business, and allied health. It offers 30 certificates and 19 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 3,850 students sought degrees from the 42 programs at this college. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

6. The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is 1.4 miles from the center of the city and UAFS offers one program in legal assisting. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering legal assisting.

7. The University of Arkansas Community College - Hope

2500 S Main
Hope, AR 71802-0140
(870) 777-5722

Founded in 1965, the University of Arkansas Community College-Hope is a public 2-year institution. It is in town of Hope, Arkansas. This small college offers subjects including teaching and nursing assisting. This college offers 20 certificates and 16 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,557 students sought degrees from the 30 programs at this college. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.