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Paralegal Schools in New York

There are 32 schools in the state of New York offering paralegal programs. In 2010, 885 students graduated with degrees from New York paralegal schools. 604 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 211 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 864 students graduate from paralegal programs in this state per year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from paralegal programs. Out of those, 211 students graduated with paralegal certificates, 604 with a degree at the associate's level, and 70 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

32 paralegal schools are in this state. Of these, 13 schools are private, while 19 schools are public. While private paralegal school tuition varies from $15,120 to $27,740, public paralegal school tuition varies from $4,939 to $6,297.

Average tuition for programs in legal assisting is $16,368. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,939 per year, is at CUNY New York City College of Technology, while the highest tuition for programs in legal assisting, which is $27,740 per year, is at Marist College.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in paralegal. In 2010, no undergraduate level students in legal assisting sought degrees at the masters level.

Paralegal Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

On average, 864 students graduate from paralegal programs in this state per year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from paralegal programs. Out of those, 211 students graduated with paralegal certificates, 604 with a degree at the associate's level, and 70 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Paralegal Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 220
  • Certificate 2007: 196
  • Certificate 2008: 207
  • Certificate 2009: 191
  • Certificate 2010: 211
  • Associate 2006: 715
  • Associate 2007: 605
  • Associate 2008: 589
  • Associate 2009: 535
  • Associate 2010: 604
  • Bachelor 2006: 62
  • Bachelor 2007: 49
  • Bachelor 2008: 48
  • Bachelor 2009: 74
  • Bachelor 2010: 70

Paralegal Program Availability in New York

Schools in New York offer a total of 44 programs in legal assisting. Of these programs, about 65% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Paralegal Program Availability in New York

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 29
  • Bachelor: 3

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34780
  • 25th Percentile: 43700
  • Median: 55060
  • 75th Percentile: 70480
  • 90th Percentile: 83390

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32070
  • 25th Percentile: 40160
  • Median: 50130
  • 75th Percentile: 59750
  • 90th Percentile: 73050

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48430
  • Median Salary 2007: 53190
  • Median Salary 2008: 56460
  • Median Salary 2009: 58960
  • Median Salary 2010: 55060
  • Total Employed 2006: 24280
  • Total Employed 2007: 27750
  • Total Employed 2008: 27430
  • Total Employed 2009: 25760
  • Total Employed 2010: 23350

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42240
  • Median Salary 2007: 44920
  • Median Salary 2008: 46030
  • Median Salary 2009: 47850
  • Median Salary 2010: 50130
  • Total Employed 2006: 2200
  • Total Employed 2007: 2235
  • Total Employed 2008: 2265
  • Total Employed 2009: 2225
  • Total Employed 2010: 2190

New York vs National Paralegal Employment

New York vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in New York: 8.804% (25540)

Paralegal Schools in New York

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1. The Technical Career Institutes

320 W 31st St
New York, NY 10001
(212) 594-4000

The Technical Career Institutes offers one paralegal program and this school, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in New York, NY. 4,491 students pursue degrees in 23 programs at this vocational school, overall.

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2. Bryant & Stratton College - Henrietta

1225 Jefferson Rd
Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 292-5627

Bryant & Stratton College-Henrietta Is located in the suburbs of Rochester, New York and it offers one program in legal assisting. 506 students seek degrees in 11 Bryant & Stratton programs, overall.

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3. Bryant & Stratton College - Syracuse North

8687 Carling Rd
Liverpool, NY 13090
(315) 652-6500

Bryant & Stratton College-Syracuse North Offers one program in legal assisting and Bryant & Stratton, which is near Liverpool, is in a rural area. Bryant & Stratton Is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of New York offering legal assisting.

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4. CUNY Hostos Community College

500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 518-4444

CUNY Hostos Community College, which is 3.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bronx, NY and it offers one program in legal assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this public college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of New York offering legal assisting.

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5. Bryant & Stratton College - Southtowns

Sterling Park - 200 Redtail
Orchard Park, NY 14127
(716) 677-9500

Bryant & Stratton College-Southtowns Offers one paralegal program and Bryant & Stratton is located in the suburbs of Orchard Park, New York. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in legal assisting.

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6. Everest Institute - Rochester

1630 Portland Ave
Rochester, NY 14621-3007
(585) 266-0430

Everest Institute-Rochester is in the suburbs of Rochester, New York and it offers one paralegal program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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7. Bryant & Stratton College - Amherst

Audubon Business Centre- 40 Hazelwood Drive
Amherst, NY 14228
(716) 691-0012

Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst Offers one paralegal program and it is in the suburbs of Amherst, New York. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

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8. The New York Career Institute

11 Park Place 4th Floor
New York, NY 10007
(212) 962-0002

The New York Career Institute offers two paralegal programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in legal assisting and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. This school is located in the center of New York. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this vocational school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of New York offering legal assisting.

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9. Berkeley College - New York

3 East 43 Street
New York, NY 10017
(212) 986-4343

Berkeley College-New York offers one program in legal assisting and it is near the center of the city.

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10. Bryant & Stratton College - Albany

1259 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 437-1802

Bryant & Stratton College-Albany Is located in the suburbs of Albany, New York and it offers one paralegal program.

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11. Hilbert College

5200 S Park Ave
Hamburg, NY 14075-1597
(716) 649-7900

Hilbert College offers two programs in legal assisting. More specifically, it offers students one paralegal degree at the associate's level and one bachelor's level degree in legal assisting. Hilbert is located in the suburbs of Hamburg, New York. Overall, 1,056 students seek degrees in 20 programs at HC.

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12. Broome Community College

907 Upper Front St
Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 778-5000

Broome Community College offers two programs in legal assisting. Of those, it offers one paralegal certificate to students and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. It is in the suburbs of Binghamton, New York. This public college is a public 2-year institution.

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13. Dutchess Community College

53 Pendell Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595
(845) 431-8000

Dutchess Community College is in the suburbs of Poughkeepsie, New York. It offers two paralegal programs. Specifically, it offers one paralegal certificate to students and one associate's level degree in legal assisting. 10,329 students seek degrees in 44 programs at this college, overall.

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14. Jefferson Community College

1220 Coffeen St
Watertown, NY 13601-1897
(315) 786-2200

Jefferson Community College is in Watertown, NY and this college offers one paralegal program. It is a public 2-year institution.

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15. The Olean Business Institute

301 N Union St
Olean, NY 14760
(716) 372-7978

The Olean Business Institute offers two paralegal programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in legal assisting by this school and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. Overall, 97 students seek degrees in nine programs at this school.

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16. CUNY Bronx Community College

2155 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
(718) 289-5100

CUNY Bronx Community College is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown. Bronx Community College offers two paralegal programs. Out of those, this college offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of New York offering legal assisting.

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17. Herkimer County Community College

100 Reservoir Rd
Herkimer, NY 13350-1598
(315) 866-0300

Herkimer County Community College is in Herkimer, New York, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in legal assisting. 3,774 students seek degrees in 33 Herkimer County Community College programs, overall.

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18. Mildred Elley School - Albany

855 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206-1513
(518) 786-0855

Mildred Elley School-Albany is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two paralegal programs. Of those, it offers one paralegal certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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19. Nassau Community College

One Education Dr
Garden City, NY 11530-6793
(516) 572-7501

Nassau Community College is in the suburbs of Garden City, New York. It offers two programs in legal assisting. Out of those, it offers students one paralegal certificate and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. Overall, 23,767 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this large college. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of New York offering legal assisting.

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20. Rockland Community College

145 College Rd
Suffern, NY 10901
(845) 574-4000

Rockland Community College is located in the suburbs of Suffern, New York. It offers two programs in legal assisting. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in legal assisting and one associate's level degree in legal assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the eighth biggest institution in the state of New York offering legal assisting.

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21. Monroe Community College

1000 E Henrietta Rd
Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 292-2000

Monroe Community College is in the suburbs of Rochester, New York and this college offers one paralegal program. 18,995 students seek degrees in 68 programs at this college, overall.

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22. Erie Community College

121 Ellicott St
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 842-2770

Erie Community College is in the center of Buffalo and it offers one paralegal program. This college is a public 2-year institution.

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23. CUNY LaGuardia Community College

31-10 Thomson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 482-7200

CUNY LaGuardia Community College offers one program in legal assisting and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Long Island City, NY. LaGuardia is one of 35 community colleges in New York. LaGuardia is the third biggest institution in the state of New York offering legal assisting.

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24. SUNY College of Technology at Canton

34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617-1098
(315) 386-7011

SUNY College of Technology at Canton offers one program in legal assisting and this school, which is very close to Canton, New York, is in a rural area. Canton is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York. It is the oldest institution in the state of New York offering paralegal programs.

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25. Schenectady County Community College

78 Washington Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 381-1200

Schenectady County Community College offers one paralegal program and it is near the center of the city. This college is one of 35 community colleges in New York.

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26. Marist College

3399 North Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 575-3000

Marist College offers one paralegal program and it is in the suburbs of Poughkeepsie, New York. Overall, 6,140 students pursue degrees in 74 programs at this school. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of New York offering paralegal programs.

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27. SUNY Westchester Community College

75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 606-6600

SUNY Westchester Community College is in the suburbs of Valhalla, New York. This college offers two paralegal programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one associate's level degree in legal assisting. It is one of 35 community colleges in New York. In terms of programs, Westchester Community College is the tenth largest institution in the state of New York offering legal assisting.

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28. Genesee Community College

One College Rd
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 343-0055

Genesee Community College is located in Batavia, New York, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in legal assisting. It is a public 2-year institution.

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29. Finger Lakes Community College

3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424-8395
(585) 394-3500

Finger Lakes Community College is in town of Canandaigua, New York and this college offers one program in legal assisting. It is one of 35 community colleges in New York.

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30. CUNY New York City College of Technology

300 Jay St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 260-5500

CUNY New York City College of Technology offers two paralegal programs. Specifically, it offers students one associate's level legal assisting degree and one bachelor's level legal assisting degree. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Brooklyn, NY. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, NYCCT is the biggest institution in the state of New York offering legal assisting.

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31. Tompkins Cortland Community College

170 North St
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
(607) 844-8211

Tompkins Cortland Community College, which is very close to Dryden, New York, is located in a rural area and it offers one paralegal program. This college is one of 35 community colleges in New York.

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32. Suffolk County Community College

533 College Rd
Selden, NY 11784-2899
(631) 451-4110

Suffolk County Community College is located in the suburbs of Selden, New York. This college offers two paralegal programs. Out of those, it offers one paralegal certificate to students and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. Overall, 26,719 students pursue degrees in 61 programs at this community college. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks first in the state of New York.

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33. Long Island University - Brooklyn

University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201-5372
(718) 488-1000

Long Island University-Brooklyn is a 4-year institution, founded in 1926. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Brooklyn, NY. Students are offered 12 certificates, 24 degrees at the associates level, 54 degrees at the bachelors level, 60 degrees at the masters level, and four degrees at the doctoral level by LIU. In 2010, 8,597 students pursued degrees from the 88 programs at LIU Brooklyn. LIU offers subjects such as health science, accounting, and physician assisting. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits LIU Brooklyn.

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