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Paralegal Schools in Kansas

There are seven Kansas schools offering paralegal programs. 69 students graduated with degrees from Kansas paralegal schools in 2010. 37 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 21 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

82 students graduate from programs in this state in legal assisting, on average, per year. Of those, 21 students graduated with certificates in legal assisting, 37 with a degree at the associate's level, and 11 with a bachelor's level degree.

Seven paralegal schools are in Kansas. Out of these, three schools are private, while four schools are public. Private paralegal school tuition varies from $12,565 to $20,712, while public paralegal school tuitions are $6,296.

Average tuition for paralegal programs is $10,815. The highest tuition for paralegal programs, which is $20,712 per year, is at Newman University, while the lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $6,296 every year, is at Washburn University.

Kansas paralegal schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no undergraduate level students in legal assisting pursued masters level degrees.

Paralegal Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

82 students graduate from programs in this state in legal assisting, on average, per year. Of those, 21 students graduated with certificates in legal assisting, 37 with a degree at the associate's level, and 11 with a bachelor's level degree.

Paralegal Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 27
  • Certificate 2007: 35
  • Certificate 2008: 36
  • Certificate 2009: 30
  • Certificate 2010: 21
  • Associate 2006: 51
  • Associate 2007: 60
  • Associate 2008: 45
  • Associate 2009: 47
  • Associate 2010: 37
  • Bachelor 2006: 2
  • Bachelor 2007: 7
  • Bachelor 2008: 14
  • Bachelor 2009: 11
  • Bachelor 2010: 11

Paralegal Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of 11 programs in legal assisting. Of these programs, about 63.6% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Paralegal Program Availability in Kansas

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 2

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30900
  • 25th Percentile: 34780
  • Median: 41300
  • 75th Percentile: 50120
  • 90th Percentile: 59990

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39070
  • 25th Percentile: 41130
  • Median: 44790
  • 75th Percentile: 50230
  • 90th Percentile: 58210

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34350
  • Median Salary 2007: 35760
  • Median Salary 2008: 38050
  • Median Salary 2009: 40480
  • Median Salary 2010: 41300
  • Total Employed 2006: 1740
  • Total Employed 2007: 1490
  • Total Employed 2008: 1620
  • Total Employed 2009: 1530
  • Total Employed 2010: 1640

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45630
  • Median Salary 2007: 46810
  • Median Salary 2008: 46690
  • Median Salary 2009: 43930
  • Median Salary 2010: 44790
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 470
  • Total Employed 2009: 460
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Kansas vs National Paralegal Employment

Kansas vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.717% (2080)

Paralegal Schools in Kansas

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1. Hutchinson Community College

1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Hutchinson Community College offers one program in legal assisting. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering legal assisting.

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2. Cloud County Community College

2221 Campus Dr
Concordia, KS 66901-1002
(785) 243-1435

Founded in 1965, Cloud County Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Concordia, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers 21 certificates and 18 degrees at the associates level to students. 2,733 students pursued degrees from the 25 programs at this community college in 2010. This college offers subjects including healthcare, liberal arts, and graphic design. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

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3. National American University - Overland Park

10310 Mastin
Overland Park, KS 66212-5451
(913) 981-8700

National American University-Overland Park offers two paralegal programs. Out of those, it offers students one paralegal degree at the associate's level and one degree at the bachelor's level in legal assisting. It is near the heart of downtown. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering paralegal programs.

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4. ITT Technical Institute - Wichita

8111 E. 32nd Street North- Suite 103
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 609-4100

ITT Technical Institute-Wichita is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is 6.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS. This technical college is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as information systems and design. ITT Tech offers seven degrees at the associates level and three bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 388 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at this school. ITT Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

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5. Brown Mackie College - Salina

2106 South 9th Street
Salina, KS 67401-7307
(785) 825-5422

Brown Mackie College-Salina is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in town of Salina, Kansas. It is one of several campuses. It offers students nine certificates and 11 associates level degrees. 548 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as management and bookkeeping. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

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6. Brown Mackie College - Kansas City

9705 Lenexa Dr.
Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 768-1900x5022

Brown Mackie College-Kansas City is in the suburbs of Lenexa, Kansas and it offers one program in legal assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in legal assisting.

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7. Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210-1299
(913) 469-8500

Johnson County Community College, which is 5.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Overland Park, KS. This college offers two programs in legal assisting. Out of those, this big college offers students one certificate in legal assisting and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

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8. Newman University

3100 McCormick Ave
Wichita, KS 67213-2097
(316) 942-4291

Newman University offers one paralegal program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Wichita, KS. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

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9. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Topeka, KS. It offers three paralegal programs. Of those, Washburn offers students one paralegal certificate, one paralegal degree at the associate's level, and one paralegal degree at the bachelor's level. 7,230 students pursue degrees in 110 Washburn programs, overall. This school is the third largest institution in the state of Kansas offering legal assisting.

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10. Kansas City Kansas Community College

7250 State Ave
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 334-1100

Kansas City Kansas Community College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one paralegal program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Kansas.