whats a good college for becoming a paralegal?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    You want to go to an American Bar Association approved paralegal program. Use the links below, but here is an alphabetical list:

    Directory of ABA Approved Paralegal Education Programs

    Alphabetical List of ABA Approved Paralegal Programs

    A

    Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX

    Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD

    Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO

    Athens Technical College, Athens, GA

    Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing, NJ

    Auburn University Montgomery, Montgomery, AL

    Avila University, Kansas City, MO

    B

    Ball State University, Muncie, IN

    Bay Path College, Longmeadow, MA

    Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ

    Berkeley College (NJ), West Paterson, NJ

    Berkeley College (White Plains), White Plains, NY

    Berkeley College of New York City, New York, NY

    Boise State University, Boise, ID

    Briarwood College, Southington, CT

    Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY

    Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ

    Broward Community College, Pembroke Pines, FL

    Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA

    Burlington County College, Pemberton, NJ

    C

    California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA

    California State University, Los Angeles - Division of Extended Education, Los Angeles, CA

    Capital University Law School, Columbus, OH

    Carteret Community College, Morehead City, NC

    Casper College, Casper, WY

    Center for Advanced Legal Studies, Houston, TX

    Central Carolina Technical College, Sumter, SC

    Central New Mexico Community College (f/k/a Albuquerque TVI Community College), Albuquerque, NM

    Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA

    Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC

    Central Texas College, Killeen, TX

    Cerritos Community College, Norwalk, CA

    Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Chattanooga, TN

    Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, WI

    Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Oil City, PA

    Coastline Community College, Fountain Valley, CA

    College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH

    College of Saint Mary, Omaha, NE

    Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH

    Community College of Aurora, Aurora, CO

    Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

    Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL

    Cumberland County College, Vineland, NJ

    Cuyahoga Community College, Parma, OH

    Cuyamaca College, El Cajon, CA

    D

    Davenport University, Grand Rapids, MI

    David N. Myers University, Cleveland, OH

    Daymar College (formerly Owensboro), Owensboro, KY

    De Anza College, Cupertino, CA

    Delaware County Community College, Media, PA

    Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines, IA

    Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

    E

    East Central University, Ada, OK

    Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

    Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

    Edison College, Fort Myers, FL

    Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, WA

    El Camino College, Torrance, CA

    El Centro College, Dallas, TX

    Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL

    Elms College, Chicopee, MA

    Everest College (f/k/a Rhodes College), Phoenix, AZ

    F

    Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ

    Faulkner University, Montgomery, AL

    Fayetteville Technical Community College, Fayetteville, NC

    Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

    Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY

    Florence-Darlington Technical College, Florence, SC

    Florida Community College, Jacksonville, FL

    Fremont College, Cerritos, CA

    Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA

    G

    Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden, AL

    Gainesville State College, Gainesville GA

    Gannon University, Erie, PA

    Genesee Community College, Batavia, NY

    Georgetown University, Washington, DC

    Gloucester County College, Sewell, NJ

    Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC

    H

    Hamline University, St. Paul, MN

    Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD

    Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA

    Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI

    Herzing College, Kenner, LA

    Highline Community College, Des Moines, WA

    Hilbert College, Hamburg, NY

    Horry-Georgetown Technical College, Myrtle Beach, SC

    I

    Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL

    Interboro Institute, New York, NY

    Inver Hills Community College, Inver Grove Heights, MN

    J

    J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, VA

    James A. Rhodes State College (f/k/a Lima Technical College), Lima, OH

    Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

    K

    Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL

    Kapi'olani Community College, Honolulu, HI

    Kaplan Career Institute (f/k/a Southeastern Career College), Nashville, TN

    Kaplan College (f/k/a Denver Career College), Denver, CO

    Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI

    Kent State University, Kent, OH

    Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA

    L

    LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY

    Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH

    Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, OH

    Lakeshore Technical College, Cleveland, WI

    Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie, MI

    Lamar University-Port Arthur Port, Arthur, TX

    Lamson College, Tempe, AZ

    Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI

    Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY

    Lee College, Baytown, TX

    Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, PA

    Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

    Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY

    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

    Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

    M

    Macomb Community College, Warren, MI

    Madonna University, Livonia, MI

    Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

    Manor College, Jenkintown, PA

    Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

    Marshall Community & Technical College, Huntington, WV

    Marymount University, Arlington, VA

    Maryville University, St. Louis, MO

    Mercer County Community College, Trenton, NJ

    Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY

    Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

    Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE

    Miami-Dade College, Miami, FL

    Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ

    Midlands Technical College, Columbia, SC

    Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, WI

    Minnesota Paralegal Institute, Minnetonka, MN

    Minnesota State University (f/k/a Moorhead State University), Moorhead, MN

    Miramar College, San Diego, CA

    Mississippi College, Clinton, MS

    Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

    Missouri Western State College, St. Joseph, MO

    Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY

    Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ

    Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

    Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, CA

    MTI College of Business and Technology, Sacramento, CA

    N

    Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY

    National American University, Rapid City, SD

    New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH

    New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY

    New York University, New York, NY

    North Harris College, Houston, TX

    North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, MN

    North Shore Community College, Danvers, MA

    Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA

    Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay, WI

    Northern Essex Community College, Lawrence, MA

    Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, VA

    Northwestern Business College, Chicago, IL

    Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI

    Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT

    Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL

    O

    Oakland Community College, Farmington Hills, MI

    Oakland University, Rochester, MI

    Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, Orangeburg, SC

    P

    Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

    Peirce College, Philadelphia, PA

    Pellissippi State Technical/Community College, Knoxville, TN

    Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA

    Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ

    Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, CO

    Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ

    Pitt Community College, Greenville, NC

    Q

    Queens College/CEP, Flushing, NY

    Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT

    R

    Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ

    RETS Tech Center, Inc., Centerville, OH

    Roane State Community College, Harriman, TN

    Robert Morris College, Chicago, IL

    Robert Morris College, Springfield, IL

    Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY

    Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

    Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL

    Rose State College, Midwest City, OK

    S

    Samford University, Birmingham, AL

    San Francisco State University - College of Extended Learning, San Francisco, CA

    San Jacinto College - North, Houston, TX

    Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA

    Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady, NY

    Seminole Community College, Sanford, FL

    Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH

    Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, WA

    South College (f/k/a Knoxville Business College), Knoxville, TN

    South Suburban College, South Holland, IL

    South University, Montgomery, AL

    South University, Savannah, GA

    South University, West Palm Beach, FL

    South University, Columbia, SC

    Southeastern Career Institute (f/k/a Southeastern Paralegal Institute), Dallas TX

    Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

    Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, TN

    Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA

    St. John's University, Jamaica, NY

    St. Petersburg College, Clearwater, FL

    Suffolk County Community College, Selden, NY

    Suffolk University, Boston, MA

    Sullivan University, Lexington, KY

    Sullivan University - Louisville, Louisville, KY

    Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

    T

    Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA

    Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort, SC

    Texas A & M University, Commerce, TX

    Texas State University (f/k/a Southwest Texas State Univ), San Marcos, TX

    Trident Technical College,Charleston SC

    Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV

    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

    U

    University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK

    University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK

    University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (f/k/a Westark Community College), Fort Smith, AR

    University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

    University of California, Los Angeles - UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, CA

    University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA

    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

    University of California, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA

    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

    University of Cincinnati Clermont, Batavia, OH

    University of Great Falls, Great Falls, MT

    University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

    University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

    University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

    University of Montana--Missoula, Missoula, MT

    University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

    University of Oklahoma Law Center, Norman, OK

    University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

    University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

    University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

    University of Toledo (Scott Park Campus), Toledo, OH

    University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

    Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, OH

    Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

    V

    Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL

    Villa Julie College, Stevenson, MD

    Villanova University, Villanova, PA

    Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN

    Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, TN

    W

    Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN

    Washburn University, Topeka, KS

    Webster University, St. Louis, MO

    Wesley College, Dover, DE

    Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY

    West Los Angeles College, Culver City, CA

    West Valley College, Saratoga, CA

    Western Dakota Technical Institute, Rapid City, SD

    Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green Community College, Bowling Green, KY

    Western Wisconsin Technical College, La Crosse, WI

    Widener University Law Center, Wilmington, DE

    William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL

    Winona State University, Winona, MN

    Y

    Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ

  • 1 decade ago

    look at the ABA website (american bar association - I'm assuming you're american). They have a list of ABA approved schools. Go to any one of them. Don't waste your money on any but these schools if you're serious about a career.

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