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Paralegal Schools in Missouri

There are 18 schools in the state of Missouri offering paralegal programs. 228 students graduated with degrees from Missouri paralegal schools in 2010. 138 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 61 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

249 students graduate from paralegal programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of paralegal students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 61 students graduated with certificates in legal assisting, 138 with a degree at the associate's level, and 29 with a bachelor's level degree.

18 paralegal schools are in Missouri. And of these, four schools are public, while 14 schools are private. Public paralegal school tuition is $4,562, while private paralegal school tuition varies from $12,565 to $27,340.

Average tuition for programs in legal assisting is $18,309. The highest tuition for paralegal programs, which is $27,340 each year, is at Rockhurst University, while the lowest tuition in Missouri, which is $4,562 per year, is at Missouri Western State University.

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

Paralegal Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

249 students graduate from paralegal programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of paralegal students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 61 students graduated with certificates in legal assisting, 138 with a degree at the associate's level, and 29 with a bachelor's level degree.

Paralegal Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 97
  • Certificate 2007: 73
  • Certificate 2008: 87
  • Certificate 2009: 78
  • Certificate 2010: 61
  • Associate 2006: 222
  • Associate 2007: 166
  • Associate 2008: 155
  • Associate 2009: 175
  • Associate 2010: 138
  • Bachelor 2006: 19
  • Bachelor 2007: 42
  • Bachelor 2008: 28
  • Bachelor 2009: 23
  • Bachelor 2010: 29

Paralegal Program Availability in Missouri

Schools in this state offer a total of 25 programs in legal assisting. Of these programs, approximately 52% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Paralegal Program Availability in Missouri

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 13
  • Bachelor: 6

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27510
  • 25th Percentile: 34870
  • Median: 44800
  • 75th Percentile: 54850
  • 90th Percentile: 65030

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28400
  • 25th Percentile: 34980
  • Median: 45320
  • 75th Percentile: 54270
  • 90th Percentile: 62970

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38720
  • Median Salary 2007: 40150
  • Median Salary 2008: 41360
  • Median Salary 2009: 43190
  • Median Salary 2010: 44800
  • Total Employed 2006: 4690
  • Total Employed 2007: 4870
  • Total Employed 2008: 4660
  • Total Employed 2009: 4430
  • Total Employed 2010: 4510

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37050
  • Median Salary 2007: 37370
  • Median Salary 2008: 39650
  • Median Salary 2009: 50670
  • Median Salary 2010: 45320
  • Total Employed 2006: 530
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 790
  • Total Employed 2010: 1040

Missouri vs National Paralegal Employment

Missouri vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Missouri: 1.913% (5550)

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1. ITT Technical Institute - Arnold

1930 Meyer Drury Dr
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 464-6600

ITT Technical Institute-Arnold is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT is located in the suburbs of Arnold, Missouri. It is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including web design and game development. Students are offered nine associates level degrees and eight bachelors level degrees by ITT Tech. In 2010, 848 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at this technical college. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This school is one of 10 technical colleges in Missouri.

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2. The Sanford-Brown College - Fenton

1345 Smizer Mill Road
Fenton, MO 63026-3400
(636) 651-1600

The Sanford-Brown College-Fenton is in the suburbs of Fenton, Missouri and it offers one program in legal assisting. Overall, 1,176 students pursue degrees in 19 Sanford-Brown College-Fenton programs. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Missouri.

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3. Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley

3201 SW Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64111-2429
(816) 759-4000

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley offers one paralegal program and this college, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Kansas City, MO. 4,956 students seek degrees in 25 programs at this public college, overall. This community college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in legal assisting.

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4. Hickey College

940 Westport Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63146
(314) 434-2212x125

Hickey College is in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri and it offers one paralegal program. 461 students seek degrees in 15 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering legal assisting.

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5. ITT Technical Institute - Kansas City

9150 East 41st Place
Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 276-1400

ITT Technical Institute-Kansas City is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is 6.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Kansas City, MO. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as computer programming, legal assisting, and management. ITT offers seven degrees at the associates level and six degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 827 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at ITT. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. It is one of 10 technical colleges in Missouri.

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6. Brown Mackie College - St Louis

#2 Soccer Park Rd
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 651-3290

Brown Mackie College-St Louis is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Fenton, Missouri. It is one of several campuses. This school offers students five certificates, 13 degrees at the associates level, and four bachelors level degrees. 255 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as law and allied health. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it.

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7. Vatterott College - Springfield

3850 South Campbell
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 831-8116

Vatterott College-Springfield offers two paralegal programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. It is near the center of the city. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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8. ITT Technical Institute - Earth City

3640 Corporate Trail Drive
Earth City, MO 63045
(314) 298-7800

ITT Technical Institute-Earth City is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech is located in the suburbs of Earth City, Missouri. ITT is one of several campuses. ITT offers ten associates level degrees and nine degrees at the bachelors level to students. 1,082 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at ITT Tech in 2010. This school offers subjects including healthcare, web design, and construction management. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school. It is one of 10 technical colleges in Missouri.

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9. National American University - Zona Rosa

7490 NW 87th Street
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 412-5500

National American University-Zona Rosa is located near Kansas City, MO. This school offers two programs in legal assisting. Out of those, it offers one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting to students and one paralegal degree at the bachelor's level.

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10. Everest College - Springfield

1010 W Sunshine
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 864-7220

Everest College-Springfield offers one paralegal program and it is 2.0 miles from the center of the city.

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11. National American University - Independence

3620 Arrowhead Avenue
Independence, MO 64057
(816) 412-7700

National American University-Independence offers two paralegal programs. More specifically, this school offers one paralegal degree at the associate's level to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in legal assisting. This school is located in the suburbs of Independence, Missouri. Overall, 1,032 students seek degrees in 24 programs at this school.

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12. William Woods University

One University Avenue
Fulton, MO 65251-1098
(573) 642-2251x2251

William Woods University is in Fulton, Missouri, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in legal assisting. WWU is a 4-year institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Missouri offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

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13. The Sanford-Brown College - Hazelwood

75 Village Square
Hazelwood, MO 63042
(314) 687-2900x2962

The Sanford-Brown College-Hazelwood is located in the suburbs of Hazelwood, Missouri and it offers one paralegal program. 983 students pursue degrees in nine Sanford-Brown College-Hazelwood programs, overall.

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14. ITT Technical Institute - Springfield

3216 S. National Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 877-4800

ITT Technical Institute-Springfield is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Springfield, MO. This school is one of several campuses. ITT Tech offers seven associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level to students. 303 students sought degrees from the ten programs at ITT in 2010. It offers subjects including computer networking and design. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This technical college is one of 10 technical colleges in Missouri.

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15. Avila University

11901 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64145-1698
(816) 942-8400

Avila University is located near Kansas City, MO and it offers one paralegal program. Overall, 1,876 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this small school. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Missouri offering legal assisting.

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16. Webster University

470 E Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119-3194
(314) 961-2660

Webster University is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri and Webster offers one program in legal assisting. Overall, 19,342 students pursue degrees in 97 programs at this school. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Missouri.

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17. Rockhurst University

1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110-2561
(816) 501-4000

Rockhurst University, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Kansas City, MO and it offers one paralegal program. Overall, 2,895 students pursue degrees in 34 Rockhurst programs. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering legal assisting.

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18. The Saint Louis Community College - Florissant Valley

3400 Pershall Rd
St. Louis, MO 63135
(314) 513-4200

The Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. It offers two paralegal programs. Specifically, this college offers students one paralegal certificate and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. Overall, 7,436 students pursue degrees in 52 programs at this public college. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Missouri.

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19. The Stevens Institute of Business & Arts

1521 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 421-0949x1101

The Stevens Institute of Business & Arts offers two programs in legal assisting. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting and one bachelor's level legal assisting degree. This school is in the center of St. Louis. SIBA is the fourth largest institution in the state of Missouri offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

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20. The Maryville University of Saint Louis

650 Maryville University Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141-7299
(800) 627-9855

The Maryville University of Saint Louis offers one program in legal assisting and it is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. 3,676 students pursue degrees in 72 programs at this small school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Missouri offering legal assisting.

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21. Drury University

900 N.Benton
Springfield, MO 65802-3791
(417) 873-7879

Drury University, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Springfield, MO and Drury offers one program in legal assisting. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Missouri offering legal assisting.

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22. Missouri Western State University

4525 Downs Dr
St. Joseph, MO 64507
(816) 271-4200

Missouri Western State University, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is in St. Joseph, MO. Western offers two paralegal programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in legal assisting by this school and one associate's level legal assisting degree. This medium-sized school is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in legal assisting.

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23. The Saint Louis Community College - Meramec

11333 Big Bend Blvd
Kirkwood, MO 63122
(314) 984-7500

The Saint Louis Community College-Meramec is located in the suburbs of Kirkwood, Missouri. It offers two paralegal programs. Specifically, this community college offers one paralegal certificate to students and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. This community college is one of 16 community colleges in Missouri. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering paralegal programs.

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