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Paralegal Schools in Colorado

There are 11 Colorado schools offering paralegal programs. In 2010, 317 students graduated from programs at Colorado paralegal schools. 206 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 111 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 269 students graduate from paralegal programs in Colorado every year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from paralegal programs. Out of those, 111 students graduated with paralegal certificates and 206 with an associate's level degree.

11 paralegal schools are in this state. And out of these, while five schools are private, six schools are public. While tuition at a private paralegal school varies from $10,800 to $14,961, tuition at a public paralegal school varies from $1,650 to $3,134.

Average tuition for paralegal programs is $4,612. The lowest tuition in Colorado, which is $1,650 per year, is at Colorado Mountain College, while the highest tuition for programs in legal assisting, which is $14,961 per year, is at Kaplan College-Denver.

Schools in Colorado offer certificates and associates degrees in paralegal.

Paralegal Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 269 students graduate from paralegal programs in Colorado every year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from paralegal programs. Out of those, 111 students graduated with paralegal certificates and 206 with an associate's level degree.

Paralegal Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 131
  • Certificate 2007: 111
  • Certificate 2008: 112
  • Certificate 2009: 115
  • Certificate 2010: 111
  • Associate 2006: 84
  • Associate 2007: 102
  • Associate 2008: 110
  • Associate 2009: 113
  • Associate 2010: 206

Paralegal Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this state offer a total of 17 programs in legal assisting. Of these programs, 64.7% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Paralegal Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 11

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31920
  • 25th Percentile: 37170
  • Median: 45500
  • 75th Percentile: 58040
  • 90th Percentile: 71310

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28200
  • 25th Percentile: 34560
  • Median: 46880
  • 75th Percentile: 58210
  • 90th Percentile: 75160

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43140
  • Median Salary 2007: 43910
  • Median Salary 2008: 45350
  • Median Salary 2009: 47540
  • Median Salary 2010: 45500
  • Total Employed 2006: 4440
  • Total Employed 2007: 4810
  • Total Employed 2008: 4940
  • Total Employed 2009: 4430
  • Total Employed 2010: 5060

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41470
  • Median Salary 2007: 43810
  • Median Salary 2008: 44930
  • Median Salary 2009: 45905
  • Median Salary 2010: 46880
  • Total Employed 2006: 760
  • Total Employed 2007: 870
  • Total Employed 2008: 885
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 820

Colorado vs National Paralegal Employment

Colorado vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.027% (5880)

Paralegal Schools in Colorado

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1. Everest College - Aurora

14280 East Jewell Ave
Aurora, CO 80012-5692
(303) 745-6244

Everest College-Aurora offers one program in legal assisting and it is near the heart of downtown. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering legal assisting.

2. Kaplan College - Denver

500 E. 84th Ave.- W-200
Thornton, CO 80229
(303) 295-0550

Kaplan College-Denver offers two paralegal programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in legal assisting by it and one associate's level legal assisting degree. This school is located in the suburbs of Thornton, Colorado. This very small school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

3. The Institute of Business and Medical Careers

3842 South Mason Street
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 223-2669

The Institute of Business and Medical Careers offers one paralegal program and this school, which is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Fort Collins, CO. Overall, 321 students seek degrees in 12 programs at this school. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in legal assisting.

4. ITT Technical Institute - Aurora

12500 E Iliff Ave Ste 100
Aurora, CO 80014
(303) 695-6317

ITT Technical Institute-Aurora is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is near the center of the city, is located in Aurora, CO. It is one of several campuses. ITT Tech offers students six degrees at the associates level and three bachelors level degrees. In 2010, 263 students pursued degrees from the eight programs at this school. This technical college offers subjects such as information systems and criminal justice. This technical college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This school is one of 3 technical colleges in Colorado.

5. Everest College - Thornton

9065 Grant St
Thornton, CO 80229
(303) 457-2757

Everest College-Thornton offers one paralegal program and it is in the suburbs of Thornton, Colorado. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering paralegal programs.

6. Everest College - Colorado Springs

1815 Jet Wing Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
(719) 638-6580

Everest College-Colorado Springs is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one paralegal program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

7. ITT Technical Institute - Thornton

500 E 84th Ave Suite B12
Thornton, CO 80229-5338
(303) 288-4488

ITT Technical Institute-Thornton is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is located in the suburbs of Thornton, Colorado. It is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as game development and law enforcement. ITT offers students nine degrees at the associates level and six bachelors level degrees. 568 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at this technical college in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This school is one of 3 technical colleges in Colorado.

8. The Community College of Aurora

16000 E CentreTech Pky
Aurora, CO 80011-9036
(303) 360-4700

The Community College of Aurora is near the heart of downtown and it offers one paralegal program. Overall, 7,644 students seek degrees in 33 programs at this college. This community college is the second biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

9. Colorado Mountain College

831 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-0233
(800) 621-8559

Colorado Mountain College is located in town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado and it offers one paralegal program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in legal assisting.

10. The Ecotech Institute

14001 E Iliff Ave Ste 320
Aurora, CO 80014
(303) 586-5290

Founded in 2010, the Ecotech Institute is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 3.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Aurora, CO. It offers subjects such as architecture and engineering. It offers one certificate and seven associates level degrees to students. 123 students pursued degrees from the eight programs at this school in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

11. The Community College of Denver

1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80204-2026
(303) 556-2600

The Community College of Denver is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in legal assisting. Out of those, it offers students one paralegal certificate and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This college is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering paralegal programs.

12. Arapahoe Community College

5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80160-9002
(303) 797-4222

Arapahoe Community College is located in the suburbs of Littleton, Colorado. It offers two programs in legal assisting. Specifically, this medium-sized college offers one paralegal certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

13. Pikes Peak Community College

5675 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498
(719) 502-2000

Pikes Peak Community College is located in the suburbs of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It offers two programs in legal assisting. Of those, it offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. Overall, 15,299 students seek degrees in 74 programs at this college. This college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in legal assisting.

14. Front Range Community College

3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
(303) 404-5000

Front Range Community College offers two programs in legal assisting. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in legal assisting by it and one associate's level legal assisting degree. It is located in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in legal assisting.