There are schools offering paralegal programs in South Carolina!
Schools Offering Paralegal Studies Programs in South Carolina
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The top-ranked school in South Carolina with a paralegal program is Miller-Motte Technical College, which is located in Charleston. In 2010, it was ranked 77th nationwide. 9 students graduated with a degree in paralegal from Miller-Motte Technical College in 2010. Miller-Motte Technical College charged in-state students $15,330 in tuition fees per year.
ITT Technical Institute-Greenville, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a paralegal program. It is located in Greenville. In 2010, ITT Technical Institute-Greenville graduated 0 students from its paralegal program. The tuition rate at ITT Technical Institute-Greenville was $18,048 per year.
The third-ranked school in South Carolina that has a paralegal program is South University-Columbia. South University-Columbia, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Columbia. 24 students graduated with degree in paralegal from South University-Columbia in 2010. South University-Columbia charged in-state students $15,285 in tuition fees per year.
If you choose to attend a South Carolina paralegal school, average tuition will be $8,806 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,349 per year to $32,800 per year. In 2010, the following South Carolina paralegal schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Virginia College in Charleston - located in Charleston, students are charged $32,800 per year
- ITT Technical Institute-Greenville - located in Greenville, students are charged $18,048 per year
- Miller-Motte Technical College - located in Charleston, students are charged $15,330 per year
The paralegal schools in South Carolina that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College - located in Orangeburg, students are charged $3,349 per year
- Central Carolina Technical College - located in Sumter, students are charged $3,380 per year
- Florence-Darlington Technical College - located in Florence, students are charged $3,422 per year
A paralegal degree from a South Carolina school... what next?
A large number of South Carolina paralegal graduates become paralegals. South Carolina had 3,750 paralegals in 2010. In South Carolina, the largest numbers of paralegals work in the following counties:
- Calhoun County - 1,170 paralegals
- Berkeley County - 680 paralegals
- Greenville County - 500 paralegals
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of paralegals is expected to grow by 23% by 2018. There are projected to be 4,880 paralegals working in the South Carolina then.
On average, paralegals earn $42,820 per year. In 2010, however, some South Carolina paralegals earned as little as less than $24,520 per year or as much as more than $79,960 per year. The following counties in South Carolina have the highest average salaries for paralegals:
- Calhoun County - $49,350 per year
- Berkeley County - $45,950 per year
- Beaufort County - $39,970 per year
On average, paralegals earns the least in the following South Carolina counties:
- Sumter County - $33,650 per year
- Abbeville County - $33,940 per year
- Darlington County - $34,010 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional South Carolina 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 South Carolina
- Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies in South Carolina
- Certificate in Paralegal Studies in South Carolina
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,647 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute||Charleston||SC||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,792 miles from location||Greenville Technical College||Greenville||SC||10.0617||n/a||15,089|
|5,647 miles from location||Trident Technical College||Charleston||SC||9.83283||n/a||14,834|
|5,716 miles from location||Midlands Technical College||West Columbia||SC||8.54988||n/a||11,890|
|5,603 miles from location||Horry-Georgetown Technical College||Conway||SC||10.297||n/a||7,252|
|5,644 miles from location||Florence-Darlington Technical College||Florence||SC||8.88427||n/a||5,242|
|5,673 miles from location||Central Carolina Technical College||Sumter||SC||8.81998||n/a||4,137|
|5,755 miles from location||Aiken Technical College||Graniteville||SC||8.50122||n/a||3,268|
|5,697 miles from location||Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College||Orangeburg||SC||8.47288||n/a||3,219|
|5,682 miles from location||Technical College of the Lowcountry||Beaufort||SC||7.69436||n/a||2,565|
|5,708 miles from location||South University-Columbia||Columbia||SC||18.0098||90%||1,273|
|5,648 miles from location||Miller-Motte Technical College||Charleston||SC||22.551||100%||864|
|5,786 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Greenville||Greenville||SC||21.6586||100%||675|
|5,646 miles from location||Virginia College in Charleston||Charleston||SC||n/a||n/a||270|
|5,794 miles from location||Brown Mackie College-Greenville||Greenville||SC||n/a||n/a||174|
Curious what studying Paralegal gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in South Carolina
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Paralegals and Legal Assistants +||3,750||$42,820||15.4%|
|Legal Secretaries +||3,030||$34,370||-5.9%|
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