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Paralegal Schools in Delaware

There are three schools in the state of Delaware offering paralegal programs. 39 students graduated from programs at Delaware paralegal schools in 2010. 26 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 11 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 37 students graduate from paralegal programs in Delaware each year. More specifically, 11 students graduated with paralegal certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, and 26 with a bachelor's level degree.

Three paralegal schools are located in this eastern state. And out of these, three schools are private. Private paralegal school tuition varies from $12,330 to $20,580.

Average tuition for paralegal programs is $18,127. The lowest tuition in this state is at Widener University-Delaware, while the highest tuition for paralegal programs, which is $20,580 every year, is at Wesley College.

Delaware schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in paralegal. No undergraduate level legal assisting students sought degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Paralegal Program Completions in Delaware 2006 - 2010

On average, 37 students graduate from paralegal programs in Delaware each year. More specifically, 11 students graduated with paralegal certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, and 26 with a bachelor's level degree.

Paralegal Program Completions in Delaware 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 13
  • Certificate 2007: 39
  • Certificate 2008: 15
  • Certificate 2009: 9
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Associate 2006: 9
  • Associate 2007: 3
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 8
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 21
  • Bachelor 2007: 12
  • Bachelor 2008: 15
  • Bachelor 2009: 18
  • Bachelor 2010: 26

Paralegal Program Availability in Delaware

Delaware schools offer a total of six programs in legal assisting. Of these programs, about 33% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Paralegal Program Availability in Delaware

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 2

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32050
  • 25th Percentile: 38070
  • Median: 47220
  • 75th Percentile: 62570
  • 90th Percentile: 77450

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33410
  • 25th Percentile: 37880
  • Median: 45600
  • 75th Percentile: 55570
  • 90th Percentile: 66250

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45850
  • Median Salary 2007: 46460
  • Median Salary 2008: 48310
  • Median Salary 2009: 49680
  • Median Salary 2010: 47220
  • Total Employed 2006: 1400
  • Total Employed 2007: 1240
  • Total Employed 2008: 1160
  • Total Employed 2009: 1180
  • Total Employed 2010: 1190

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47730
  • Median Salary 2007: 46830
  • Median Salary 2008: 45930
  • Median Salary 2009: 45300
  • Median Salary 2010: 45600
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Delaware vs National Paralegal Employment

Delaware vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Delaware: 0.465% (1350)

Paralegal Schools in Delaware

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1. Widener University - Delaware

4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 477-2100

Widener University-Delaware offers two programs in legal assisting. Of those, it offers students one associate's level legal assisting degree and one degree at the bachelor's level in legal assisting. Widener is located in the suburbs of Wilmington, Delaware. Widener is the oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering paralegal programs.

2. The Dawn Career Institute Inc

3700 Lancaster Pike- Suite 105
Wilmington, DE 19805-1511
(302) 633-9075

The Dawn Career Institute Inc is in the suburbs of Wilmington, Delaware and it offers one program in legal assisting. 710 students pursue degrees in ten programs at this vocational school, overall. This vocational school is the oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering programs in legal assisting.

3. Wesley College

120 N State St
Dover, DE 19901-3875
(302) 736-2300

Wesley College offers three paralegal programs. More specifically, this school offers students one paralegal certificate, one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting, and one bachelor's level degree in legal assisting. It is in the center of Dover. Wesley is a 4-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Delaware offering legal assisting in terms of programs.