Spotlights Top Paralegal Schools in the U.S.

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Leading College Resource Provider Ranks Best Schools for Paralegal Education in 2016-2017, the Community for Accredited Online Schools has released it’s ranking of the 2016-2017 Best Paralegal Schools in the U.S. Using more than a dozen unique statistics from both online and on-campus Paralegal programs across the country, the higher education resource provider awarded top marks to Madonna University, Hampton University, Colorado Mountain College, Utah Valley University and Mount Saint Joseph University for four-year schools and Metropolitan Community College, Cape Fear Community College, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Johnson County Community College and South Piedmont Community College for two-year schools.

“Earning a paralegal degree can open many doors for students interested in law,” said Doug Jones, CEO and Founder of the Community for Accredited Online Schools. “These schools are going above and beyond to provide their students the stepping stones to success, whether they plan to go on to law school or begin a paralegal career immediately after graduation.”

Schools earning a spot on the Best Paralegal Schools ranking are required to meet several standards. Each must hold regional accreditation and be registered as public or private not-for-profit institutions. Schools must also provide career placement services to students after graduation. The Community for Accredited Online Schools analyzes school-specific statistics, such as graduation rates, student teacher ratios and financial aid availability, to determine a score and rank for each qualifying college.

The Best Two-Year and Four-Year Schools with Paralegal Programs in the U.S. are listed alphabetically below. Rankings and school scores can be found at the link below, along with details on the data and methodology used:’s 2016-2017 Best Paralegal Schools, Two-Year:

Arizona Western College
Atlanta Technical College
Bunker Hill Community College
Cape Fear Community College
Casper College
Central Georgia Technical College
Central New Mexico Community College
Cerritos College
Cerro Coso Community College
Chattanooga State Community College
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Clark College
Columbus State Community College
Durham Technical Community College
Edison State Community College
El Paso Community College
Forsyth Technical Community College
Front Range Community College
Guilford Technical Community College
Halifax Community College
Hillsborough Community College
Hinds Community College
Houston Community College
Hutchinson Community College
Irvine Valley College
Itawamba Community College
Johnson County Community College
Johnston Community College
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Kilgore College
Lakeland Community College
Lee College
Lone Star College
Metropolitan Community College
Middlesex Community College
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Naugatuck Valley Community College
New Mexico State University - Alamogordo
Odessa College
Pitt Community College
Rhodes State College
Santa Fe Community College
South Piedmont Community College
Spokane Community College
Tarrant County College District
Tidewater Community College
Tulsa Community College
West Virginia Northern Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College’s 2016-2017 Best Paralegal Schools, Four-Year:

Baker College of Auburn Hills
Bay Path University
College of Our Lady of the Elms
College of Saint Mary
College of Southern Nevada
Colorado Mountain College
Daemen College
Davenport University
Eastern Kentucky University
Gannon University
Hampton University
Highline College
Humphreys College – Stockton, Modesto Campuses
Husson University
Idaho State University
Lewis-Clark State College
Liberty University
Madonna University
Marian University
Marist College
Midland College
Missouri Western State University
Mount Saint Joseph University
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Roger Williams University
Saint Mary of the Woods College
St Petersburg College
State College of Florida - Manatee-Sarasota
Suffolk University
Texas State University
Touro College
University of Akron Main Campus
University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
University of Cincinnati - Clermont College
University of Cincinnati - Main Campus
University of Detroit Mercy
University of Great Falls
University of Hartford
University of La Verne
University of Louisville
University of North Georgia
University of Toledo
Ursuline College
Utah Valley University
Washburn University
Webster University
Wesley College
Widener University - Delaware Campus
William Woods University

About Us: The Community for Accredited Online Schools ( was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success. environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success.

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