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Paralegal Schools in Nebraska

There are eight schools in the state of Nebraska offering paralegal programs. In 2010, 80 students graduated with degrees from Nebraska paralegal schools. 50 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 16 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

82 students graduate from programs in Nebraska in legal assisting, on average, every year. Of those, 16 students graduated with certificates in legal assisting, 50 with a degree at the associate's level, and 14 with a bachelor's level degree.

Eight paralegal schools are in this state. Out of these, while three schools are public, five schools are private. Private paralegal school tuition varies from $7,825 to $23,664.

Average tuition for programs in legal assisting is $20,125. The highest tuition for paralegal programs, which is $23,664 each year, is at Midland University, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master.

Nebraska schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in paralegal. In 2010, no paralegal students at the undergraduate level pursued masters level degrees.

Paralegal Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

82 students graduate from programs in Nebraska in legal assisting, on average, every year. Of those, 16 students graduated with certificates in legal assisting, 50 with a degree at the associate's level, and 14 with a bachelor's level degree.

Paralegal Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 41
  • Certificate 2007: 24
  • Certificate 2008: 24
  • Certificate 2009: 26
  • Certificate 2010: 16
  • Associate 2006: 47
  • Associate 2007: 59
  • Associate 2008: 49
  • Associate 2009: 43
  • Associate 2010: 50
  • Bachelor 2006: 18
  • Bachelor 2007: 15
  • Bachelor 2008: 11
  • Bachelor 2009: 13
  • Bachelor 2010: 14

Paralegal Program Availability in Nebraska

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 programs in legal assisting. Of these programs, 46.2% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Paralegal Program Availability in Nebraska

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 3

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25980
  • 25th Percentile: 32380
  • Median: 39890
  • 75th Percentile: 48020
  • 90th Percentile: 58000

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28970
  • 25th Percentile: 35710
  • Median: 46560
  • 75th Percentile: 55840
  • 90th Percentile: 66270

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37850
  • Median Salary 2007: 36980
  • Median Salary 2008: 36230
  • Median Salary 2009: 38010
  • Median Salary 2010: 39890
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 860
  • Total Employed 2008: 1080
  • Total Employed 2009: 1080
  • Total Employed 2010: 1090

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42860
  • Median Salary 2007: 45630
  • Median Salary 2008: 46110
  • Median Salary 2009: 44410
  • Median Salary 2010: 46560
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Nebraska vs National Paralegal Employment

Nebraska vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Nebraska: 0.403% (1170)

Paralegal Schools in Nebraska

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1. Kaplan University - Lincoln

1821 K St
Lincoln, NE 68501-2826
(402) 474-5315

Kaplan University-Lincoln is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in legal assisting. This very small school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering legal assisting.

2. Kaplan University - Omaha

5425 N. 103rd St.
Omaha, NE 68134-1002
(402) 431-6100

Kaplan University-Omaha is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one paralegal program. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering programs in legal assisting.

3. Central Community College

3134 West Hwy 34
Grand Island, NE 68802-4903
(308) 398-4222

Central Community College is in town of Grand Island, Nebraska. This college offers two paralegal programs. Specifically, students are offered one paralegal certificate by this college and one associate's level degree in legal assisting. Overall, 7,527 students pursue degrees in 62 programs at this medium-sized college. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering programs in legal assisting.

4. Midland University

900 N. Clarkson
Fremont, NE 68025
(800) 642-8382

Midland University is located in Fremont, NE and Midland offers one paralegal program. It is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska. It is the oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering paralegal programs.

5. The College of Saint Mary

7000 Mercy Rd.
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 399-2400

The College of Saint Mary, which is near the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE. This school offers three paralegal programs. Of those, students are offered one paralegal certificate by it, one paralegal degree at the associate's level, and one bachelor's level degree in legal assisting. 1,070 students pursue degrees in 34 programs at this school, overall. It is the largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

6. Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111-1610
(402) 457-2400

Metropolitan Community College Area, which is near the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE. This college offers two paralegal programs. Specifically, this community college offers one paralegal certificate to students and one associate's level legal assisting degree. It is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering programs in legal assisting.

7. Doane College - Lincoln Grand Island and Master

303 N 52nd St
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 466-4774

Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in legal assisting. Overall, 1,698 students seek degrees in 14 Doane programs. In terms of enrollment, Doane ranks first in the state of Nebraska.

8. ITT Technical Institute - Omaha

9814 M St
Omaha, NE 68127-9812
(402) 331-2900

ITT Technical Institute-Omaha is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Omaha, NE. It is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as design and video game design. Students are offered ten associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level by ITT. 732 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at ITT Tech in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. ITT is the only technical college in Nebraska.

9. Northeast Community College

801 E Benjamin
Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
(402) 371-2020

Northeast Community College offers two programs in legal assisting. Of those, students are offered one certificate in legal assisting by this college and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. This college is in Norfolk, NE. This college is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska. This college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering legal assisting in terms of programs.