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Paralegal Schools in Georgia

There are 16 schools in the state of Georgia offering paralegal programs. 243 students graduated with degrees from Georgia paralegal schools in 2010. 143 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 77 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 244 students graduate from programs in Georgia in legal assisting per year. This accounts for 1% of paralegal students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 77 students graduated with paralegal certificates, 143 with a degree at the associate's level, and 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

16 paralegal schools are located in this state. Of these, 12 schools are public, while four schools are private. While private paralegal school tuition is $11,241, tuition at a public paralegal school varies from $2,570 to $5,406.

Average tuition for programs in legal assisting is $5,384. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,570 each year, is at Gainesville State College, while the highest tuition for programs in legal assisting, which is $11,241 per year, is at Herzing University-Atlanta.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for paralegal students. No paralegal students at the undergraduate level pursued degrees at the masters level.

Paralegal Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 244 students graduate from programs in Georgia in legal assisting per year. This accounts for 1% of paralegal students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 77 students graduated with paralegal certificates, 143 with a degree at the associate's level, and 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Paralegal Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 157
  • Certificate 2007: 184
  • Certificate 2008: 106
  • Certificate 2009: 121
  • Certificate 2010: 77
  • Associate 2006: 102
  • Associate 2007: 135
  • Associate 2008: 131
  • Associate 2009: 156
  • Associate 2010: 143
  • Bachelor 2006: 7
  • Bachelor 2007: 8
  • Bachelor 2008: 9
  • Bachelor 2009: 7
  • Bachelor 2010: 23

Paralegal Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in Georgia offer a total of 26 programs in legal assisting. Of these programs, around 57.7% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Paralegal Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 2

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31530
  • 25th Percentile: 36560
  • Median: 45390
  • 75th Percentile: 57820
  • 90th Percentile: 72720

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25240
  • 25th Percentile: 29240
  • Median: 40720
  • 75th Percentile: 52990
  • 90th Percentile: 67460

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42260
  • Median Salary 2007: 45290
  • Median Salary 2008: 45840
  • Median Salary 2009: 47840
  • Median Salary 2010: 45390
  • Total Employed 2006: 6440
  • Total Employed 2007: 6590
  • Total Employed 2008: 8020
  • Total Employed 2009: 6760
  • Total Employed 2010: 7580

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47030
  • Median Salary 2007: 49460
  • Median Salary 2008: 44170
  • Median Salary 2009: 41070
  • Median Salary 2010: 40720
  • Total Employed 2006: 690
  • Total Employed 2007: 605
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 1300
  • Total Employed 2010: 1420

Georgia vs National Paralegal Employment

Georgia vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 3.102% (9000)

Paralegal Schools in Georgia

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1. Gainesville State College

3820 Mundy Mill Rd
Oakwood, GA 30566
(678) 717-3639

Gainesville State College is located in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia. It offers two paralegal programs. More specifically, it offers one paralegal certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. 8,883 students pursue degrees in 14 Gainesville State College programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering legal assisting.

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2. Herzing University - Atlanta

3393 Peachtree Road- Suite 1003
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 816-4533x116

Herzing University-Atlanta is near the center of the city and it offers one program in legal assisting. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering paralegal programs.

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3. Middle Georgia Technical College

80 Cohen Walker Dr
Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 988-6800

Middle Georgia Technical College, which is 4.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Warner Robins, GA. It offers two paralegal programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

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4. Iverson Business School

6685 Peachtree Industrial
Atlanta, GA 30360
(770) 446-1333

Iverson Business School offers one program in legal assisting and it is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. This school is one of 42 vocational schools in Georgia.

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5. Brown Mackie College - Atlanta

4370 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 799-4500

Brown Mackie College-Atlanta offers two programs in legal assisting. Specifically, it offers students one paralegal certificate and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. This school is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia.

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6. Gwinnett College - Lilburn

4230 Hwy 29 Ste 11
Lilburn, GA 30047-3447
(770) 381-7200

Gwinnett College-Lilburn is in the suburbs of Lilburn, Georgia. This school offers two paralegal programs. Specifically, students are offered one paralegal certificate by it and one associate's level legal assisting degree. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering legal assisting.

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7. Bainbridge College

2500 E Shotwell St
Bainbridge, GA 39819
(866) 825-1715

Bainbridge College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1970. It is in town of Bainbridge, Georgia. This school offers subjects including business, computer programming, and liberal arts. This school offers students 24 certificates and 13 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 3,736 students sought degrees from the 29 programs at this school. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

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8. Southern Crescent Technical College

501 Varsity Rd
Griffin, GA 30223-2042
(770) 228-7348

Southern Crescent Technical College offers two programs in legal assisting. Specifically, it offers students one paralegal certificate and one associate's level degree in legal assisting. This public school is in the suburbs of Griffin, Georgia. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. This school ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

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9. Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 771-4000

Augusta Technical College is 4.3 miles from the center of the city and it offers one paralegal program. This technical college is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. This school ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

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10. Darton College

2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31707-3098
(229) 317-6000

Darton College, which is 3.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Albany, GA. It offers two programs in legal assisting. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in legal assisting by this school and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. This medium-sized school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. This school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering legal assisting.

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11. Dekalb Technical College

495 N Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA 30021-2397
(404) 297-9522x1127

Dekalb Technical College offers one paralegal program and this school is located in the suburbs of Clarkston, Georgia. Overall, 4,855 students seek degrees in 62 programs at this public school. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering paralegal programs.

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12. Central Georgia Technical College

3300 Macon Tech Dr
Macon, GA 31206
(478) 757-3400

Central Georgia Technical College offers one program in legal assisting and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

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13. Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1800

Columbus Technical College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1958. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Columbus, GA. This school offers students 39 certificates and 25 degrees at the associates level. 4,355 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this technical college in 2010. It offers subjects including cosmetology and computer networking. This technical college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

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14. Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
(678) 466-4000

Clayton State University is in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia. It offers two paralegal programs. Of those, it offers one paralegal certificate to students and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. 6,604 students seek degrees in 39 Claton State programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering legal assisting.

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15. Savannah Technical College

5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405-5594
(912) 443-5700

Savannah Technical College is 4.2 miles from the center of the city and it offers one paralegal program. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

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16. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College is 3.8 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one paralegal program. This school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in legal assisting.

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17. Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pky SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-4446
(404) 225-4601

Atlanta Technical College offers two programs in legal assisting. More specifically, this school offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. It is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this technical college is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering legal assisting.

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18. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in legal assisting. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering legal assisting in terms of programs.