There are schools offering paralegal programs in New Mexico!
Schools Offering Paralegal Studies Programs in New Mexico
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The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a paralegal program is Navajo Technical College. Navajo Technical College, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Crownpoint. 10 students graduated with a degree in paralegal from Navajo Technical College in 2010. Navajo Technical College charged in-state students $1,620 in tuition fees per year.
ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque, which is located in Albuquerque, is the second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a paralegal program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. Tuition at ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque was $19,344 per year.
Brookline College, which was ranked 79th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a paralegal program. It is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Brookline College paralegal program. Brookline College charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.
Tuition at New Mexico's paralegal schools ranges from $19,344 per year to $944 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,721 per year. In 2010, the paralegal schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Mexico were:
- ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $19,344 per year
- Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year
- Navajo Technical College - located in Crownpoint, students are charged $1,620 per year
The paralegal schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New Mexico were:
- Clovis Community College - located in Clovis, students are charged $944 per year
- San Juan College - located in Farmington, students are charged $1,032 per year
- New Mexico Junior College - located in Hobbs, students are charged $1,076 per year
A paralegal degree from a New Mexico school... what next?
The highest percentage of paralegal graduates in New Mexico pursue careers as a paralegal. New Mexico had 1,380 paralegals in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of New Mexico paralegals:
- Bernalillo County - 940 paralegals
- Santa Fe County - 140 paralegals
- Chaves County - 120 paralegals
The government projects that by 2018, the number of paralegals in the state of New Mexico will grow to 1,750. This would require a 13% growth in the profession.
On average, paralegals earn $39,430 per year. In 2010, however, some New Mexico paralegals earned as little as less than $25,370 per year or as much as more than $65,240 per year. The counties in New Mexico with the highest average salary for a paralegal are:
- Santa Fe County - $46,380 per year
- Bernalillo County - $39,330 per year
- San Juan County - $38,570 per year
On average, paralegals earns the least in the following New Mexico counties:
- Chaves County - $33,890 per year
- Dona Ana County - $35,730 per year
- Cibola County - $37,470 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in paralegal studies. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as homeland security or paralegal.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies in New Mexico
- Certificate in Paralegal Studies in New Mexico
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,156 miles from location||Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque||Albuquerque||NM||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|7,162 miles from location||Central New Mexico Community College||Albuquerque||NM||11.3262||n/a||27,999|
|7,201 miles from location||New Mexico State University-Dona Ana||Las Cruces||NM||9.17134||n/a||9,021|
|7,225 miles from location||San Juan College||Farmington||NM||10.8764||n/a||8,990|
|7,121 miles from location||Santa Fe Community College||Santa Fe||NM||9.04201||n/a||4,630|
|7,062 miles from location||Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus||Roswell||NM||13.2979||n/a||4,347|
|6,974 miles from location||Clovis Community College||Clovis||NM||5.1584||n/a||4,282|
|7,146 miles from location||New Mexico State University-Alamogordo||Alamogordo||NM||8.00277||n/a||3,641|
|6,990 miles from location||New Mexico Junior College||Hobbs||NM||15.5192||n/a||2,313|
|7,088 miles from location||University of New Mexico-Taos Branch||Ranchos De Taos||NM||5.88764||n/a||1,429|
|7,239 miles from location||Navajo Technical College||Crownpoint||NM||31.2529||n/a||751|
|7,159 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque||Albuquerque||NM||21.2857||100%||722|
|7,165 miles from location||Brookline College||Albuquerque||NM||16.566||n/a||383|
Curious what studying Paralegal gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Mexico
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Paralegals and Legal Assistants +||1,380||$39,430||3.8%|
|Legal Secretaries +||840||$35,130||2.4%|
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