There are schools offering paralegal programs in Michigan!
Schools Offering Paralegal Studies Programs in Michigan
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The top-ranked school in Michigan with a paralegal program is Grand Valley State University, which is located in Allendale. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. 23 students graduated with a degree in paralegal from Grand Valley State University in 2010. Tuition at Grand Valley State University was $9,088 per year.
Eastern Michigan University, which is located in Ypsilanti, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a paralegal program. It received a ranking of 38th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Eastern Michigan University graduated 16 students from its paralegal program. Eastern Michigan University charged in-state students $8,378 in tuition fees per year.
Madonna University, which is located in Livonia, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a paralegal program. It received a ranking of 38th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Madonna University graduated 29 students from its paralegal programs. Tuition at Madonna University was $13,840 per year.
If you choose to attend a Michigan paralegal school, average tuition will be $8,161 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,104 per year to $30,660 per year. The Michigan paralegal schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- University of Detroit Mercy - located in Detroit, students are charged $30,660 per year
- Siena Heights University - located in Adrian, students are charged $19,790 per year
- ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek - located in Swartz Creek, students are charged $18,048 per year
The paralegal schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Michigan were:
- Henry Ford Community College - located in Dearborn, students are charged $2,104 per year
- Oakland Community College - located in Bloomfield Hills, students are charged $2,106 per year
- Mid Michigan Community College - located in Harrison, students are charged $2,156 per year
A paralegal degree from a Michigan school... what next?
A large number of Michigan paralegal graduates become paralegals. Michigan had 4,970 paralegals in 2010. The largest populations of Michigan paralegals are working in the following counties:
- Lapeer County - 2,040 paralegals
- Wayne County - 1,180 paralegals
- Barry County - 640 paralegals
The government projects that the number of paralegals in Michigan will grow by 14%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 5,760 paralegals working in Michigan.
On average, a paralegal earns a salary of $49,510 per year in Michigan state. However, Michigan paralegals earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,490 per year to more than $105,500 per year in 2010. On average a paralegal earns the most in the following Michigan counties:
- Genesee County - $58,880 per year
- Barry County - $54,500 per year
- Washtenaw County - $53,980 per year
A paralegal in the following counties in Michigan make the lowest salaries on average:
- Muskegon County - $29,370 per year
- Alcona County - $30,390 per year
- Alger County - $36,120 per year
For more data regarding a career in paralegal studies in Michigan and to compare salaries with various related fields such as homeland security or paralegal, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies in Michigan
- Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies in Michigan
- Certificate in Paralegal Studies in Michigan
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,881 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute||Dearborn||MI||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,881 miles from location||Oakland Community College||Bloomfield Hills||MI||13.5337||n/a||28,042|
|6,017 miles from location||Grand Valley State University||Allendale||MI||70.8032||35%||24,408|
|5,867 miles from location||Macomb Community College||Warren||MI||13.6456||n/a||24,376|
|5,898 miles from location||Eastern Michigan University||Ypsilanti||MI||62.0788||31%||22,893|
|5,948 miles from location||Lansing Community College||Lansing||MI||16.5641||n/a||21,123|
|5,870 miles from location||Wayne County Community College District||Detroit||MI||9.57621||n/a||20,770|
|5,879 miles from location||Henry Ford Community College||Dearborn||MI||10.2952||n/a||17,542|
|5,999 miles from location||Ferris State University||Big Rapids||MI||29.008||35%||13,865|
|5,998 miles from location||Davenport University||Grand Rapids||MI||17.9777||42%||11,507|
|5,923 miles from location||Delta College||University Center||MI||14.2836||n/a||11,354|
|5,864 miles from location||Baker College of Clinton Township||Clinton Township||MI||8.1289||n/a||6,455|
|6,033 miles from location||Baker College of Muskegon||Muskegon||MI||11.8393||n/a||6,132|
|5,979 miles from location||Kellogg Community College||Battle Creek||MI||12.6312||n/a||5,976|
|5,875 miles from location||University of Detroit Mercy||Detroit||MI||27.1221||30%||5,585|
|6,008 miles from location||Northwestern Michigan College||Traverse City||MI||12.7466||n/a||5,065|
|5,964 miles from location||Mid Michigan Community College||Harrison||MI||6.14891||n/a||4,767|
|5,882 miles from location||Baker College of Auburn Hills||Auburn Hills||MI||10.7476||n/a||4,285|
|5,888 miles from location||Madonna University||Livonia||MI||61.5051||36%||4,211|
|5,878 miles from location||Baker College of Allen Park||Allen Park||MI||5.74475||n/a||3,384|
|5,980 miles from location||North Central Michigan College||Petoskey||MI||14.8083||n/a||3,123|
|6,024 miles from location||Southwestern Michigan College||Dowagiac||MI||12.9702||n/a||2,970|
|5,941 miles from location||Baker College of Jackson||Jackson||MI||10.4155||n/a||2,432|
|5,917 miles from location||Siena Heights University||Adrian||MI||23.1842||35%||2,351|
|5,875 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Troy||Troy||MI||24.6436||100%||1,434|
|5,911 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek||Swartz Creek||MI||22.0527||100%||1,068|
|6,008 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming||Wyoming||MI||19.6327||100%||932|
|5,877 miles from location||Academy of Court Reporting-Clawson||Clawson||MI||33.1647||100%||278|
|5,867 miles from location||Lawton Career Institute-Warren||Warren||MI||0.624344||n/a||85|
|5,878 miles from location||Lawton Career Institute-Oak Park||Oak Park||MI||21.639||n/a||78|
Curious what studying Paralegal gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Michigan
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Legal Secretaries +||5,110||$42,640||-30.6%|
|Paralegals and Legal Assistants +||4,970||$49,510||30.1%|
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