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Paralegal Schools in Connecticut

There are eight schools in the state of Connecticut offering paralegal programs. In 2010, 253 students graduated from programs at Connecticut paralegal schools. 197 of all these students graduated with certificates and 46 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

261 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in legal assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of paralegal students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 197 students graduated with paralegal certificates, 46 with an associate's level degree, and ten with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Eight paralegal schools are in this state. Of these, three schools are public, while five schools are private. Tuition at a private paralegal school varies from $29,852 to $30,750.

Average tuition for paralegal programs is $30,281.

Paralegal schools in Connecticut offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No paralegal students at the undergraduate level pursued degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Paralegal Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

261 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in legal assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of paralegal students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 197 students graduated with paralegal certificates, 46 with an associate's level degree, and ten with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Paralegal Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 211
  • Certificate 2007: 186
  • Certificate 2008: 204
  • Certificate 2009: 161
  • Certificate 2010: 197
  • Associate 2006: 40
  • Associate 2007: 50
  • Associate 2008: 42
  • Associate 2009: 52
  • Associate 2010: 46
  • Bachelor 2006: 21
  • Bachelor 2007: 14
  • Bachelor 2008: 24
  • Bachelor 2009: 22
  • Bachelor 2010: 10

Paralegal Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of 16 programs in legal assisting. Of these programs, 56.2% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Paralegal Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 2

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32480
  • 25th Percentile: 39390
  • Median: 49550
  • 75th Percentile: 60440
  • 90th Percentile: 71980

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39030
  • 25th Percentile: 45140
  • Median: 55230
  • 75th Percentile: 65580
  • 90th Percentile: 81800

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44460
  • Median Salary 2007: 46620
  • Median Salary 2008: 48210
  • Median Salary 2009: 49900
  • Median Salary 2010: 49550
  • Total Employed 2006: 4070
  • Total Employed 2007: 4390
  • Total Employed 2008: 4670
  • Total Employed 2009: 4590
  • Total Employed 2010: 4560

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50590
  • Median Salary 2007: 50890
  • Median Salary 2008: 51790
  • Median Salary 2009: 55690
  • Median Salary 2010: 55230
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 225
  • Total Employed 2008: 225
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Connecticut vs National Paralegal Employment

Connecticut vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.648% (4780)

Paralegal Schools in Connecticut

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1. Charter Oak State College

55 Paul J Manafort Dr
New Britain, CT 06053-2142
(860) 832-3800

Charter Oak State College is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1973. It is in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. This school offers subjects such as healthcare, law enforcement, and law. It offers seven certificates, one degree at the associates level, and one degree at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 2,278 students sought degrees from the eight programs at this school. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut.

2. Manchester Community College

Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 512-3000

Manchester Community College is located in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut. This college offers two paralegal programs. Of those, students are offered one paralegal certificate by this college and one associate's level degree in legal assisting. 7,540 students pursue degrees in 62 programs at this college, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Connecticut.

3. The Branford Hall Career Institute - Windsor

995 Day Hill Rd
Windsor, CT 6095
(800) 959-7599

The Branford Hall Career Institute-Windsor is in Windsor, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in legal assisting. It is one of 48 vocational schools in Connecticut. This school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in legal assisting.

4. The Branford Hall Career Institute - Branford

1 Summit Place
Branford, CT 06405-4103
(203) 488-2525

The Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford is in the suburbs of Branford, Connecticut and this school offers one program in legal assisting. This vocational school is a for-profit institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

5. The Branford Hall Career Institute - Southington

35 N Main St
Southington, CT 6489
(860) 276-0600

The Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington is located in the suburbs of Southington, Connecticut and this school offers one program in legal assisting. Overall, 653 students seek degrees in six programs at this school. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering legal assisting.

6. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. This university offers three paralegal programs. Specifically, students are offered one paralegal certificate by UH, one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting, and one degree at the bachelor's level in legal assisting. It is one of 4 research universities in Connecticut. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering legal assisting.

7. Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854
(203) 857-7060

Norwalk Community College is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in legal assisting. More specifically, this community college offers students one paralegal certificate and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. This college is a public 2-year institution. This mid-sized college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering legal assisting.

8. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven is in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut and it offers one paralegal program. This school is a 4-year institution. UNH is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

9. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College offers two paralegal programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in legal assisting by it and one associate's level degree in legal assisting. This community college is in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. This community college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in legal assisting.