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Liberty University

Legal Assistant/Paralegal (22.0302)
Short-Term Undergraduate Certificate
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Paralegal Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: CRT
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:NoYes
Off-Campus:NoYes

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  01/2013
This program can be completed solely via distance education.
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19764664
2019-20936757
2020-21916780
2021-22845964
2022-23836362

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
2.1718$ 4,554




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2018-19135164
2019-20154257
2020-21146680
2021-22164864
2022-2385462
Five Year Summary66261327
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years0351132724155105327



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)NaN
2013-14 (8 years)1712%
2016-17 (5 years)17510%
2018-19 (3 years)27612%
2020-21 (18 months)56014%



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-1817676.9%$ 9,500$ 10,491$ 14,423$ 18,833
2014-15 to 2018-1921276.8%$ 9,500$ 10,702$ 14,610$ 18,833
2015-16 to 2019-2020669.6%$ 9,500$ 10,659$ 14,795$ 18,850
2016-17 to 2020-2121968.4%$ 8,869$ 11,000$ 15,044$ 18,000
2017-18 to 2021-2220163.0%$ 9,500$ 12,027$ 15,641$ 18,000
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-1817676.9%$ 9,500$ 10,491$ 14,447$ 18,833
2014-15 to 2018-1921276.8%$ 9,500$ 10,752$ 14,847$ 18,842
2015-16 to 2019-2020669.6%$ 9,500$ 10,702$ 15,039$ 18,947
2016-17 to 2020-2121968.4%$ 9,300$ 11,000$ 15,447$ 18,555
2017-18 to 2021-2220163.0%$ 9,500$ 12,369$ 16,203$ 18,947


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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