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Liberty University

Legal Assistant/Paralegal (22.0302)
Associate's Degree - Transfer
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




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

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  01/2011
This program can be completed solely via distance education.
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1923719555
2019-2025722473
2020-2123821486
2021-2224119169
2022-2318315683

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.3949$ 3,826




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
2018-1994655
2019-20145973
2020-2177986
2021-22105969
2022-23137083
Five Year Summary53313366
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 Years1292336625162135366



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)518%
2016-17 (5 years)1847%
2018-19 (3 years)2457%
2020-21 (18 months)5508%



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 2017-1818984.8%$ 18,509$ 25,000$ 27,037$ 35,500
2014-15 to 2018-1920884.9%$ 17,624$ 24,216$ 27,164$ 35,500
2015-16 to 2019-2023083.9%$ 16,667$ 24,132$ 26,748$ 35,500
2016-17 to 2020-2125981.4%$ 16,500$ 22,000$ 25,765$ 33,500
2017-18 to 2021-2226779.2%$ 15,833$ 22,000$ 24,652$ 32,063
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 2017-1818984.8%$ 18,832$ 25,666$ 27,479$ 35,625
2014-15 to 2018-1920884.9%$ 17,990$ 24,875$ 27,588$ 35,563
2015-16 to 2019-2023083.9%$ 17,166$ 24,166$ 27,206$ 35,625
2016-17 to 2020-2125981.4%$ 16,633$ 22,584$ 26,096$ 34,262
2017-18 to 2021-2226779.2%$ 16,116$ 22,000$ 24,998$ 32,284


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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