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Paralegal Schools in Ohio

There are 37 Ohio schools offering paralegal programs. 624 students graduated from programs at Ohio paralegal schools in 2010. 463 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 87 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 637 students graduate from programs in Ohio in legal assisting each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from paralegal programs. Out of those, 87 students graduated with paralegal certificates, 463 with an associate's level degree, and 74 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

37 paralegal schools are in this state. Out of these, while 16 schools are public, 21 schools are private. While tuition at a public paralegal school varies from $3,690 to $10,065, private paralegal school tuition varies from $9,750 to $25,674.

Average tuition for programs in legal assisting is $11,260. The highest tuition for paralegal programs, which is $25,674 each year, is at Lake Erie College, while the lowest tuition in this Great Lakes state, which is $3,690 every year, is at Edison State Community College.

Ohio paralegal schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No students at the undergraduate level in legal assisting sought degrees at the masters level.

Paralegal Program Completions in Ohio 2006 - 2010

On average, 637 students graduate from programs in Ohio in legal assisting each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from paralegal programs. Out of those, 87 students graduated with paralegal certificates, 463 with an associate's level degree, and 74 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Paralegal Program Completions in Ohio 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 109
  • Certificate 2007: 97
  • Certificate 2008: 94
  • Certificate 2009: 91
  • Certificate 2010: 87
  • Associate 2006: 403
  • Associate 2007: 429
  • Associate 2008: 459
  • Associate 2009: 454
  • Associate 2010: 463
  • Bachelor 2006: 77
  • Bachelor 2007: 87
  • Bachelor 2008: 98
  • Bachelor 2009: 68
  • Bachelor 2010: 74

Paralegal Program Availability in Ohio

Schools in this state offer a total of 58 programs in legal assisting. Of these programs, about 56.9% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Paralegal Program Availability in Ohio

  • Certificate: 18
  • Associate: 33
  • Bachelor: 7

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28020
  • 25th Percentile: 34170
  • Median: 41860
  • 75th Percentile: 53190
  • 90th Percentile: 65150

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30700
  • 25th Percentile: 36060
  • Median: 46180
  • 75th Percentile: 56340
  • 90th Percentile: 67510

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41260
  • Median Salary 2007: 41500
  • Median Salary 2008: 41060
  • Median Salary 2009: 41350
  • Median Salary 2010: 41860
  • Total Employed 2006: 6200
  • Total Employed 2007: 6670
  • Total Employed 2008: 6870
  • Total Employed 2009: 6200
  • Total Employed 2010: 6240

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39630
  • Median Salary 2007: 41180
  • Median Salary 2008: 44520
  • Median Salary 2009: 48770
  • Median Salary 2010: 46180
  • Total Employed 2006: 1975
  • Total Employed 2007: 1970
  • Total Employed 2008: 1965
  • Total Employed 2009: 1880
  • Total Employed 2010: 1570

Ohio vs National Paralegal Employment

Ohio vs National Paralegal Employment

  • Employed in Ohio: 2.692% (7810)

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1. Bryant & Stratton College - Cleveland

3121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 771-1700

Bryant & Stratton College-Cleveland Is near the center of the city and it offers one paralegal program. 1,002 students seek degrees in 14 Bryant & Stratton programs, overall.

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2. ITT Technical Institute - Hilliard

3781 Park Mill Run- Suite 1
Hilliard, OH 43026
(614) 771-4888

ITT Technical Institute-Hilliard is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech is in the suburbs of Hilliard, Ohio. It is one of several campuses. ITT offers nine associates level degrees and four degrees at the bachelors level to students. 543 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including law and computer networking. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school. ITT Tech is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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3. The Academy of Court Reporting and Technology - Cleveland

2044 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 861-3222

The Academy of Court Reporting and Technology-Cleveland offers one program in legal assisting and this school is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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4. Zane State College

1555 Newark Rd
Zanesville, OH 43701-2626
(740) 454-2501

Zane State College is in town of Zanesville, Ohio and it offers one program in legal assisting. It is one of 115 public post-secondary institutions in Ohio.

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5. ITT Technical Institute - Youngstown

1030 N Meridian Rd
Youngstown, OH 44509-4098
(330) 270-1600

ITT Technical Institute-Youngstown is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Youngstown, Ohio. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered ten degrees at the associates level and three bachelors level degrees by it. In 2010, 784 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at ITT. ITT offers subjects including business administration and legal assisting. ITT is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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6. Lake Erie College

391 W Washington St
Painesville, OH 44077-3389
(440) 375-7000

Lake Erie College offers one paralegal program and it is in the suburbs of Painesville, Ohio. It is a 4-year institution. This school ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Ohio.

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7. ITT Technical Institute - Strongsville

14955 Sprague Rd
Strongsville, OH 44136
(440) 234-9091

ITT Technical Institute-Strongsville is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Strongsville, Ohio. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered ten degrees at the associates level and four degrees at the bachelors level by it. In 2010, 513 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at this technical college. It offers subjects such as game design, law enforcement, and legal assisting. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this small school. ITT Tech is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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8. ITT Technical Institute - Maumee

1656 Henthorne Blvd. - Suite B
Maumee, OH 43537
(419) 861-6500

ITT Technical Institute-Maumee is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Maumee, Ohio. It is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including design and business management. Students are offered eight associates level degrees and four bachelors level degrees by it. In 2010, 627 students sought degrees from the ten programs at ITT Tech. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits ITT Tech. It is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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9. The Miami-Jacobs Career College - Dayton

110 N. Patterson
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 461-5174x120

The Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton is located in the center of Dayton and it offers one program in legal assisting. Overall, 451 students seek degrees in 14 Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton programs.

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10. Herzing University - Toledo

5212 Hill Ave
Toledo, OH 43615
(419) 776-0300x104

Herzing University-Toledo is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 2009. This school, which is 6.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Toledo, OH. It is one of several campuses. This very small school offers subjects such as business administration, computer networking, and business management. It offers three certificates and eight associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 307 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this school. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits Herzing.

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11. Beckfield College - Tri-County

225 Pictoria Dr
Springdale, OH 45246
(513) 671-1920

Beckfield College-Tri-County is a for-profit 2-year institution. Beckfield is located in the suburbs of Springdale, Ohio. This very small school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as medical assisting, legal assisting, and health information. Students are offered three certificates and six associates level degrees by it. 365 students pursued degrees from the seven programs at Beckfield in 2010. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

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12. The University of Cincinnati - Clermont College

4200 Clermont College Dr
Batavia, OH 45103
(513) 732-5200

The University of Cincinnati-Clermont College is located in the suburbs of Batavia, Ohio. CLER offers two programs in legal assisting. Specifically, it offers one paralegal certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. 3,990 students seek degrees in 41 CLER programs, overall.

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13. ITT Technical Institute - Columbus

4717 Hilton Corporate Dr
Columbus, OH 43232
(614) 868-2000

ITT Technical Institute-Columbus is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is near the center of the city, is in Columbus, OH. It is one of several campuses. This technical college offers seven associates level degrees and four bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 411 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at ITT. It offers subjects such as drafting and law enforcement. ITT Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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14. The University of Northwestern Ohio

1441 N Cable Rd
Lima, OH 45805
(419) 227-3141

The University of Northwestern Ohio offers two paralegal programs. More specifically, UNOH offers one paralegal certificate to students and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. UNOH, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lima, OH. UNOH is a 4-year institution.

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15. The Ohio Business College - Columbus

1880 E. Dublin Granville Rd
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 891-5030x124

The Ohio Business College-Columbus is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 1903. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Columbus, OH. This school offers subjects such as healthcare, law, and technology. It offers students two certificates and four associates level degrees. 196 students pursued degrees from the six programs at this school in 2010.

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16. Brown Mackie College - North Canton

4300 Munson Street
Canton, OH 44718
(330) 494-1214

Brown Mackie College-North Canton offers two paralegal programs. Of those, students are offered one paralegal certificate by this school and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. This school is located in the suburbs of Canton, Ohio. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. This small school is the third largest institution in the state of Ohio offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

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17. ITT Technical Institute - Akron

3428 W Market St
Akron, OH 44333
(330) 865-8600

ITT Technical Institute-Akron is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech is located in the suburbs of Akron, Ohio. It is one of several campuses. It offers four associates level degrees and four bachelors level degrees to students. 166 students pursued degrees from the seven programs at ITT in 2010. This school offers subjects such as computer networking and criminal justice. ITT Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This school is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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18. ITT Technical Institute - Norwood

4750 Wesley Ave
Norwood, OH 45212
(513) 531-8300

ITT Technical Institute-Norwood is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Norwood, Ohio. This school is one of several campuses. ITT Tech offers subjects including management and business administration. This school offers 11 associates level degrees and four degrees at the bachelors level to students. 699 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at ITT in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. It is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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19. Ursuline College

2550 Lander Rd
Pepper Pike, OH 44124
(440) 449-4200

Ursuline College is located in the suburbs of Pepper Pike, Ohio. This school offers two programs in legal assisting. Of those, Ursuline offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one paralegal degree at the bachelor's level. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering programs in legal assisting.

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20. ITT Technical Institute - Dayton

3325 Stop Eight Rd
Dayton, OH 45414-3877
(937) 264-7700

ITT Technical Institute-Dayton is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech is located in the suburbs of Dayton, Ohio. ITT Tech is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as design and computer programming. This school offers students ten degrees at the associates level and four degrees at the bachelors level. 534 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at ITT Tech in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school. It is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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21. Marion Technical College

1467 Mount Vernon Ave
Marion, OH 43302-5694
(740) 389-4636x229

Marion Technical College offers one program in legal assisting. It is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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22. Northwest State Community College

22600 State Route 34
Archbold, OH 43502-9542
(419) 267-5511

Northwest State Community College is located in Archbold, Ohio, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one paralegal program. This college is a public 2-year institution.

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23. Bradford School

2469 Stelzer Road
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 416-6200

Bradford School offers one program in legal assisting and it is in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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24. Brown Mackie College - Akron

755 White Pond Drive- STE 101
Akron, OH 44320
(330) 869-3600x51

Brown Mackie College-Akron is 3.8 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in legal assisting. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Ohio offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

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25. Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati

1011 Glendale-Milford Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45215-1107
(513) 771-2424

Brown Mackie College-Cincinnati is in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio. This school offers two programs in legal assisting. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in legal assisting and one associate's level legal assisting degree. 1,848 students pursue degrees in 31 Brown Mackie College-Cincinnati programs, overall. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Ohio offering legal assisting in terms of programs.

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26. National College - Dayton

1837 Woodman Center Dr
Kettering, OH 45420
(937) 299-9450

National College-Dayton is located in the suburbs of Kettering, Ohio and it offers one paralegal program.

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27. The Ohio Business College - Sheffield

5095 Waterford Drive
Sheffield Village, OH 44035-0701
(440) 934-3101x130

The Ohio Business College-Sheffield offers one program in legal assisting and it is in the suburbs of Sheffield Village, Ohio. 456 students pursue degrees in 15 programs at this school, overall.

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28. The Stautzenberger College - Brecksville

8001 Katherine Boulevard
Brecksville, OH 44141
(440) 838-1999

The Stautzenberger College-Brecksville is located in Brecksville, Ohio, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two paralegal programs. More specifically, this school offers students one paralegal certificate and one associate's level legal assisting degree. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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29. The Stautzenberger College - Maumee

1796 Indian Wood Circle
Maumee, OH 43537-4007
(419) 866-0261

The Stautzenberger College-Maumee offers one paralegal program and this school, which is very close to Maumee, Ohio, is in a rural area.

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30. Kent State University at Trumbull

4314 Mahoning Ave N.W.
Warren, OH 44483
(330) 847-0571

Kent State University at Trumbull offers one program in legal assisting and it is in the suburbs of Warren, Ohio. It is one of 115 public post-secondary institutions in Ohio.

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31. Brown Mackie College - Findlay

1700 Fostoria Ave Suite 100
Findlay, OH 45840
(419) 423-2211

Brown Mackie College-Findlay offers two paralegal programs. Of those, students are offered one paralegal certificate by it and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. 1,036 students pursue degrees in 23 Brown Mackie College-Findlay programs, overall.

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32. The Miami-Jacobs Career College - Sharonville

Two Crowne Point Court- Suite 100
Sharonville, OH 45241
(513) 693-4400

The Miami-Jacobs Career College-Sharonville is located in the suburbs of Sharonville, Ohio and this school offers one program in legal assisting. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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33. ITT Technical Institute - Warrensville Heights

4700 Richmond Rd.- Suite 3000
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
(216) 896-6500

ITT Technical Institute-Warrensville Heights is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is in the suburbs of Warrensville Heights, Ohio. ITT Tech is one of several campuses. This technical college offers nine associates level degrees and four degrees at the bachelors level to students. 563 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at ITT in 2010. This school offers subjects such as visual communications and web design. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this technical college. This technical college is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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34. North Central State College

2441 Kenwood Circle
Mansfield, OH 44901-0698
(419) 755-4800

North Central State College, which is only a few miles from Mansfield, is in a rural setting and it offers one paralegal program. It is a public 2-year institution.

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35. Fortis College - Centeville

555 E Alex Bell Rd
Centerville, OH 45459-2712
(937) 433-3410

Fortis College-Centeville is in the suburbs of Centerville, Ohio and it offers one program in legal assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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36. Daymar College - Chillicothe

1410 Industrial Drive
Chillicothe, OH 45601-1038
(740) 774-6300

Daymar College-Chillicothe is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to Chillicothe, Ohio, is located in a rural area. Daymar is one of several campuses. Students are offered six certificates and ten degrees at the associates level by Daymar. 173 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this very small school in 2010. It offers subjects such as healthcare, technology, and medical billing. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

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37. ETI Technical College

2076 Youngstown Warren Rd
Niles, OH 44446-4398
(330) 652-9919

ETI Technical College offers one program in legal assisting and it is in the suburbs of Niles, Ohio. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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38. The Miami-Jacobs Career College - Columbus

150 E. Gay St.
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 221-7770

The Miami-Jacobs Career College-Columbus is located in the center of Columbus and it offers one program in legal assisting. This school is one of 136 vocational schools in Ohio.

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39. The College of Mount St. Joseph

5701 Delhi Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45233-1670
(513) 244-4200

The College of Mount St. Joseph offers three programs in legal assisting. Out of those, students are offered one paralegal certificate by the Mount, one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting, and one bachelor's level degree in legal assisting. The Mount is located in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio. 2,475 students seek degrees in 61 Mount programs, overall.

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40. Bryant & Stratton College - Eastlake

35350 Curtis Blvd.
Eastlake, OH 44095
(440) 510-1112x119

Bryant & Stratton College-Eastlake Is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 1854. Bryant & Stratton Is located in the suburbs of Eastlake, Ohio. This school is one of several campuses. Bryant & Stratton Offers 11 degrees at the associates level and one degree at the bachelors level to students. 967 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as business administration and forensic accounting. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits it.

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41. Sinclair Community College

444 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45402-1460
(937) 512-3000

Sinclair Community College offers one paralegal program and it is located in the center of Dayton. It is a public 2-year institution.

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42. Chancellor University

3921 Chester Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 391-6937

Chancellor University, which is near the center of the city, is in Cleveland, OH. This school offers three paralegal programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in legal assisting, one associate's level legal assisting degree, and one bachelor's level legal assisting degree. Overall, 739 students seek degrees in 41 programs at this school.

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43. Columbus State Community College

550 E Spring St
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 287-5353

Columbus State Community College is near the heart of downtown. It offers two paralegal programs. Of those, it offers one paralegal certificate to students and one paralegal degree at the associate's level. Overall, 30,513 students pursue degrees in 124 Columbus State Community College programs.

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44. Edison State Community College

1973 Edison Dr
Piqua, OH 45356-9239
(937) 778-8600

Edison State Community College offers two programs in legal assisting. More specifically, this college offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. It is in Piqua, Ohio, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 17 community colleges in Ohio.

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45. Lakeland Community College

7700 Clocktower Drive
Kirtland, OH 44094-5198
(440) 525-7000

Lakeland Community College offers two programs in legal assisting. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in legal assisting and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. This college, which is very close to Kirtland, Ohio, is located in a rural area. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Ohio.

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46. The University of Cincinnati - Main

2624 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0063
(513) 556-6000

The University of Cincinnati-Main is near the heart of downtown. Cincinnati offers two programs in legal assisting. More specifically, students are offered one paralegal certificate by UC and one bachelor's level degree in legal assisting. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Ohio.

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47. The University of Toledo

2801 W Bancroft
Toledo, OH 43606-3390
(419) 530-4636

The University of Toledo is near the center of the city. This university offers three programs in legal assisting. Specifically, it offers one paralegal certificate to students, one associate's level degree in legal assisting, and one bachelor's level legal assisting degree. Overall, 23,085 students pursue degrees in 334 UT programs. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Ohio.

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48. Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

3520 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45223-2690
(513) 569-1500

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College offers one program in legal assisting and it is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

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49. The University of Akron Main Campus

302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325-4702
(330) 972-7111

The University of Akron Main Campus offers two paralegal programs. Specifically, UA offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one associate's level legal assisting degree. It is 0.6 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 27,076 students pursue degrees in 414 UA programs. This university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering programs in legal assisting.

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50. The Cuyahoga Community College District

700 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115-2878
(800) 954-8742

The Cuyahoga Community College District, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cleveland, OH. It offers two programs in legal assisting. More specifically, this college offers students one paralegal certificate and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. It is one of 17 community colleges in Ohio. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Ohio.

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51. James A Rhodes State College

4240 Campus Dr
Lima, OH 45804
(419) 221-1112

James A Rhodes State College offers two paralegal programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in legal assisting to students and one degree at the associate's level in legal assisting. It is located in Lima, Ohio, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Ohio offering legal assisting in terms of programs.