National Paralegal College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,800

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$16,019

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

14.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

854

95.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

14.3%

3 Graduates

About

National Paralegal College is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at National Paralegal College were General Legal Studies (78 degrees awarded) and General Business Administration & Management (0 degrees).

In 2017, 290 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at National Paralegal College. 87.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 12.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were unknown (179 degrees), 2.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (85 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at National Paralegal College is $7,800, which is $-6,200 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at National Paralegal College is $7,800, which is $-6,200 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,019.

In 2017, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,800

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at National Paralegal College was $7,800. The cost of tuition at National Paralegal College is $-6,200 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$16,019

2017 Value

6.49%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 National Paralegal College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,019. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of National Paralegal College grew by 6.49%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,072

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at National Paralegal College was of $8,072 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at National Paralegal College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.7% with respect to 2016, when 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

14.1%

2016 Default Rate

56

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at National Paralegal College was 14.1%, which represents 56 out of the 398 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

National Paralegal College has a total enrollment of 854 students. The full-time enrollment at National Paralegal College is 818 students and the part-time enrollment is 36. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at National Paralegal College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at National Paralegal College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 31.4% White, 6.56% Black or African American, 5.27% Hispanic or Latino, 0.82% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.585% Asian, 0.585% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.117% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at National Paralegal College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (27.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (5.14%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (10.2%) and White Male (5.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at National Paralegal College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 854 students. The full-time enrollment at National Paralegal College is 818 and the part-time enrollment is 36. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at National Paralegal College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

45%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at National Paralegal College was 45%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), National Paralegal College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    268

  2. Black or African American

    56

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    45

The enrolled student population at National Paralegal College is 31.4% White, 6.56% Black or African American, 5.27% Hispanic or Latino, 0.82% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.585% Asian, 0.585% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.117% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 218 more women than men received degrees from National Paralegal College. The majority of degree recipients at National Paralegal College are unknown (179 degrees awarded). There were 2.11 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (85 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at National Paralegal College is General Legal Studies (78 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (0 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at National Paralegal College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (290 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at National Paralegal College are Accountants & auditors (1,067,963 people), Other managers (567,969 people), Financial managers (408,073 people), Chief executives & legislators (294,425 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (251,769 people).

The most specialized majors at National Paralegal College are Legal (290 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at National Paralegal College are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at National Paralegal College are Legal (290 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at National Paralegal College are Banking & related activities (466,291 people), Elementary & secondary schools (412,603 people), Computer Systems Design (383,765 people), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (382,122 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (366,675 people).

The most specialized majors at National Paralegal College are Legal (290 degrees awarded) and Business (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by National Paralegal College.

Most Common

  1. 78 degrees awarded

  2. 0 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at National Paralegal College was General Legal Studies with 78 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 36

  2. 254

In 2017, 36 degrees were awarded to men at National Paralegal College, which is 0.142 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (254).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 17 degrees were awarded to men at National Paralegal College in Paralegal, which is 0.108 times less than the 157 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 157 degrees were awarded to women at National Paralegal College in Paralegal, which is 9.24 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (0%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at National Paralegal College is Female and Asian (0% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 100% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Unknown

    179 degrees awarded

  2. White

    85 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at National Paralegal College is unknown (179 degrees awarded). There were 2.11 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (85 degrees).

61.7% of degree recipients (179 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    76 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    11 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at National Paralegal College is white female (76 degrees awarded). There were 6.91 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (11 degrees).

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Operations

National Paralegal College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, National Paralegal College had a total salary expenditure of $4.27M. National Paralegal College employs 1 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at National Paralegal College are Male Professors (1), Female Professors(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at National Paralegal College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 8 employees, Management, with 6 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

National Paralegal College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of National Paralegal College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, National Paralegal College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.58M

2017 Salaries

25.5%

decline from 2016

In 2017, National Paralegal College paid a median of $1.58M in salaries, which represents 37% of their overall expenditure ($4.27M) and a 25.5% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2015 and a 0% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$100k

Instructional Salaries

1

Number of Employees

In 2017, National Paralegal College paid a total of $100k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 6.33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $718k (30.2%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

1 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at National Paralegal College were Professor with 1 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at National Paralegal College were Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees; Management with 6 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at National Paralegal College was Male Professor with 1 employees, Female Professor with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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