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Schools around the country with online associates degree in legal assisting programs have an average tuition of $10,710 per year. The average tuition has increased over the past few years. This change in tuition was approximately 12.8%. The average tuition per year was $9,496 at these online colleges and universities in 2007.
Online associates degree in legal assisting colleges and universities are sometimes called legal secretary colleges and universities. The range of tuition at colleges offering online legal assistant programs at the associates level from most to least expensive is shown in the following chart:
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Tuition of more than $15,285 yearly is charged by the most expensive online associates degree in legal assisting colleges. On the other end of the spectrum, tuition in the range of $880 to $3,222 each year is charged by the cheapest colleges and universities. Colorado, New Mexico, and Washington are home to the most inexpensive accredited online legal assisting associates degree schools.
- Associate of Arts and Science in Legal Assistant Studies – Paralegal
- Associate in Legal Assistant
- Associate of Science in Legal Assistant
- Paralegal Associate’s Degree
- Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
- A.S. in Legal Studies
- Criminal Justice Associate’s – Homeland Security
- Homeland Security, AA (Online)
- Associate of Criminal Justice in Law Enforcement
- Criminal Justice A.A.S.
Approximately 11% of legal assisting graduates with associates degrees from online schools around the US graduated from these low tuition programs in 2011. This represents 5,954 of the 52,757 graduates in the nation. From 2006 to 2011, the number of legal assisting graduates with associates degrees from the least costly online colleges and universities has increased by 1,418 graduates each year. However, the percentage of graduates from these colleges and universities has decreased.
Other somewhat more expensive cost online legal assisting associates degree colleges and universities charge students tuition ranging from $4,874 to $11,583 per annum. Tuition in this range is charged by 3 of the 12 online colleges offering associates degrees in legal assisting programs in the country.
In 2011, 3,752 students received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 7% of the country’s legal assisting associates level graduates. The number of students graduating from these colleges was only 2,005 students in 2006, which was only 5 years prior. Therefore, from these reasonably priced online colleges and universities, the number of students graduating has increased by 87%.
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|1. Clovis Community College||Clovis, New Mexico||$880||$1,768|
|2. Front Range Community College||Westminster, Colorado||$2,309||$9,926|
|3. Peninsula College||Port Angeles, Washington||$3,222||$3,639|
|4. Minnesota State College Southeast Technical||Winona, Minnesota||$4,874||$4,874|
|5. Jones College Arlington||Jacksonville, Florida||$7,320||$7,320|
|6. National American University||Rapid City, South Dakota||$11,583||$11,583|
|7. Keiser University||Fort Lauderdale, Florida||$13,376||$13,376|
|8. Everest University||Orlando, Florida||$14,148||$14,148|
|9. Rasmussen College||St. Cloud, Minnesota||$15,120||$15,120|
|10. South University||Savannah, Georgia||$15,285||$15,285|
|11. Virginia College||Birmingham, Alabama||$16,400||$16,400|
|12. Post University||Waterbury, Connecticut||$24,000||$24,000|