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Paralegal Schools in Michigan

There are 23 schools in the state of Michigan offering paralegal programs. In 2010, 440 students graduated from programs at Michigan paralegal schools. 229 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 118 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

435 students graduate from paralegal programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of paralegal students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 118 students graduated with paralegal certificates, 229 with a degree at the associate's level, and 93 with a bachelor's level degree.

23 paralegal schools are in this state. Out of these, while 12 schools are public, 11 schools are private. Private paralegal school tuition varies from $7,380 to $19,790, while tuition at a public paralegal school varies from $8,378 to $9,930.

Average tuition for paralegal programs is $10,751. While the highest tuition for programs in legal assisting, which is $19,790 every year, is at Siena Heights University, the lowest tuition in this Great Lakes state, which is $7,380 each year, is at Baker College of Allen Park.

Michigan paralegal schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no undergraduate level legal assisting students sought masters level degrees.

Paralegal Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

435 students graduate from paralegal programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of paralegal students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 118 students graduated with paralegal certificates, 229 with a degree at the associate's level, and 93 with a bachelor's level degree.

Paralegal Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 96
  • Certificate 2007: 99
  • Certificate 2008: 93
  • Certificate 2009: 123
  • Certificate 2010: 118
  • Associate 2006: 204
  • Associate 2007: 248
  • Associate 2008: 258
  • Associate 2009: 237
  • Associate 2010: 229
  • Bachelor 2006: 72
  • Bachelor 2007: 83
  • Bachelor 2008: 79
  • Bachelor 2009: 78
  • Bachelor 2010: 93

Paralegal Program Availability in Michigan

Michigan schools offer a total of 32 paralegal programs. Of these programs, around 53.1% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Paralegal Program Availability in Michigan

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 17
  • Bachelor: 5

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33060
  • 25th Percentile: 38110
  • Median: 46610
  • 75th Percentile: 59310
  • 90th Percentile: 72060

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28030
  • 25th Percentile: 35790
  • Median: 45840
  • 75th Percentile: 54480
  • 90th Percentile: 60700

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45360
  • Median Salary 2007: 47620
  • Median Salary 2008: 47800
  • Median Salary 2009: 47060
  • Median Salary 2010: 46610
  • Total Employed 2006: 3780
  • Total Employed 2007: 4460
  • Total Employed 2008: 4860
  • Total Employed 2009: 5050
  • Total Employed 2010: 4970

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38390
  • Median Salary 2007: 45390
  • Median Salary 2008: 49970
  • Median Salary 2009: 46870
  • Median Salary 2010: 45840
  • Total Employed 2006: 840
  • Total Employed 2007: 900
  • Total Employed 2008: 950
  • Total Employed 2009: 730
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Michigan vs National Paralegal Employment

Michigan vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Michigan: 1.882% (5460)

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1. ITT Technical Institute - Dearborn

19855 W Outer Dr Ste L10W
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 278-5208

ITT Technical Institute-Dearborn is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Dearborn, MI. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered five degrees at the associates level and three degrees at the bachelors level by this school. In 2010, 556 students sought degrees from the seven programs at this school. ITT Tech offers subjects such as information systems and drafting. ITT Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This school is one of 5 technical colleges in Michigan.

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2. ITT Technical Institute - Swartz Creek

6359 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
(810) 628-2500

ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT is located in the suburbs of Swartz Creek, Michigan. ITT is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including computer networking and video game design. Students are offered ten degrees at the associates level and eight degrees at the bachelors level by ITT Tech. In 2010, 978 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at ITT Tech. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits ITT Tech. This small school is one of 5 technical colleges in Michigan.

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3. The Lawton Career Institute - Oak Park

20820 Greenfield
Oak Park, MI 48237
(248) 569-7559x3112

The Lawton Career Institute-Oak Park is 1.3 miles from the center of the city and it offers one paralegal program. This school is one of 83 vocational schools in Michigan. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Michigan offering legal assisting.

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4. ITT Technical Institute - Troy

1522 E Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI 48083-1905
(248) 524-1800

ITT Technical Institute-Troy is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 3.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Troy, MI. ITT is one of several campuses. It offers ten degrees at the associates level and seven bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,434 students sought degrees from the 13 programs at this school. ITT Tech offers subjects including drafting and visual communications. ITT is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This school is one of 5 technical colleges in Michigan.

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5. Northwestern Michigan College

1701 E Front St
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 995-1000

Northwestern Michigan College is located in town of Traverse City, Michigan and it offers one program in legal assisting. This public school is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering paralegal programs.

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6. ITT Technical Institute - Wyoming

1980 Metro Court S.W.
Wyoming, MI 49519
(616) 406-1200

ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is 4.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Wyoming, MI. It is one of several campuses. ITT offers subjects including construction management and drafting. This technical college offers students ten associates level degrees and eight degrees at the bachelors level. In 2010, 985 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at ITT. ITT Tech is one of 5 technical colleges in Michigan.

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7. The Wayne County Community College District

801 W Fort St
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 496-2600

The Wayne County Community College District, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Detroit, MI and this college offers one program in legal assisting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

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8. The Lawton Career Institute - Warren

13877 E. 8 Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48089-3352
(586) 777-7344

The Lawton Career Institute-Warren is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in legal assisting. This vocational school is a for-profit institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in legal assisting.

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9. The Academy of Court Reporting - Clawson

1055 West Maple Road
Clawson, MI 48017-1052
(248) 435-9030

The Academy of Court Reporting-Clawson is in the suburbs of Clawson, Michigan and it offers one paralegal program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Michigan offering legal assisting.

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10. Baker College of Jackson

2800 Springport Rd
Jackson, MI 49202-1290
(517) 789-6123

Baker College of Jackson is in the suburbs of Jackson, Michigan and it offers one paralegal program. It is a 4-year institution.

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11. Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 487-1849

Eastern Michigan University is located in the suburbs of Ypsilanti, Michigan and it offers one program in legal assisting. It is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. In terms of enrollment, Eastern Michigan ranks second in the state of Michigan.

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12. Davenport University

6191 Kraft Avenue S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49512-9396
(616) 698-7111

Davenport University offers three programs in legal assisting. Out of those, Davenport offers students one certificate in legal assisting, one associate's level degree in legal assisting, and one degree at the bachelor's level in legal assisting. It is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 11,835 students seek degrees in 87 DU programs, overall. This school ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Michigan.

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13. Kellogg Community College

450 North Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49017-3397
(269) 965-3931

Kellogg Community College, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Battle Creek, MI. It offers two programs in legal assisting. More specifically, it offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. 6,251 students seek degrees in 115 programs at this college, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Michigan.

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14. The University of Detroit Mercy

4001 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221-3038
(313) 993-1000

The University of Detroit Mercy is a 4-year institution, founded in 1877. This school, which is 7.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Detroit, MI. Students are offered 23 certificates, 48 bachelors level degrees, 44 masters level degrees, and seven degrees at the doctoral level by this medium-sized school. 5,534 students sought degrees from the 88 programs at UDM in 2010. This school offers subjects including education and school psychology. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Michigan.

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15. Madonna University

36600 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150-1176
(734) 432-5300

Madonna University, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Livonia, MI. Madonna offers three paralegal programs. More specifically, students are offered one paralegal certificate by this liberal arts college, one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting, and one bachelor's level degree in legal assisting. This school is one of 12 liberal arts colleges in Michigan.

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16. Oakland Community College

2480 Opdyke Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-2266
(248) 341-2000

Oakland Community College offers two paralegal programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. This college is in the suburbs of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. 28,925 students pursue degrees in 120 programs at this community college, overall. This college is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

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17. Baker College of Clinton Township

34950 Little Mack Ave
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-6610

Baker College of Clinton Township offers one program in legal assisting and it is in the suburbs of Clinton Township, Michigan. 6,265 students seek degrees in 75 programs at this school, overall.

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18. Baker College of Auburn Hills

1500 University Dr
Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2642
(248) 340-0600

Baker College of Auburn Hills is located in the suburbs of Auburn Hills, Michigan and it offers one paralegal program. 4,179 students seek degrees in 76 programs at this small school, overall.

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19. Macomb Community College

14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48088-3896
(586) 445-7999

Macomb Community College, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Warren, MI and this college offers one program in legal assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering paralegal programs.

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20. North Central Michigan College

1515 Howard St
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 348-6602

North Central Michigan College, which is very close to Petoskey, Michigan, is in a rural area. It offers two paralegal programs. Of those, this school offers one paralegal certificate to students and one associate's level legal assisting degree. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in legal assisting.

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21. Southwestern Michigan College

58900 Cherry Grove Rd
Dowagiac, MI 49047-9793
(269) 782-1000

Founded in 1964, Southwestern Michigan College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Dowagiac, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 27 certificates and 36 associates level degrees by this school. In 2010, 3,262 students sought degrees from the 43 programs at this public school. It offers subjects such as forensic nursing and computer networking. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan.

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22. Henry Ford Community College

5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128-1495
(313) 845-9600

Henry Ford Community College, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Dearborn, MI and it offers one paralegal program. Overall, 18,525 students seek degrees in 82 Henry Ford Community College programs. This college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

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23. Lansing Community College

419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
(517) 483-1957

Lansing Community College offers two programs in legal assisting. Specifically, students are offered one paralegal certificate by this college and one associate's level legal assisting degree. This community college is located in the center of Lansing. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering legal assisting.

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24. Mid Michigan Community College

1375 S Clare Ave
Harrison, MI 48625-9447
(989) 386-6622

Founded in 1965, Mid Michigan Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Harrison, Michigan, is in a rural setting. Students are offered 17 certificates and 46 associates level degrees by this college. 5,177 students sought degrees from the 59 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects such as design and graphic design. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. It is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

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25. Siena Heights University

1247 E. Siena Heights Dr
Adrian, MI 49221
(517) 263-0731

Siena Heights University is located in Adrian, MI and it offers one paralegal program. It is a 4-year institution. SHU is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering legal assisting.

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26. Baker College of Muskegon

1903 Marquette Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 777-8800

Baker College of Muskegon offers one program in legal assisting and this school is near the heart of downtown.

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27. Ferris State University

1201 S State St
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
(231) 591-2000

Ferris State University is in Big Rapids, MI and this school offers one paralegal program. 14,381 students seek degrees in 161 programs at FSU, overall. FSU is the second oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in legal assisting.

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28. Baker College of Allen Park

4500 Enterprise Dr
Allen Park, MI 48101
(313) 425-3700

Baker College of Allen Park is in the suburbs of Allen Park, Michigan and this school offers one program in legal assisting. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Michigan offering legal assisting.

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29. Delta College

1961 Delta Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 686-9000

Delta College is in University Center, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in legal assisting. Of those, students are offered one paralegal certificate by this college and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

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30. Grand Valley State University

1 Campus Dr
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
(616) 331-2020

Grand Valley State University is in the suburbs of Allendale, Michigan and it offers one program in legal assisting. It is a public 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in legal assisting.

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