Gainful Employment

2013-2014 Gainful Employment Disclosures for The University of Tulsa’s Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies Program.

July 1, 2014

University of Tulsa Division of Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning

University of Tulsa

American Bar Association

 O*Net Online

Paralegal Occupation

  • SOC Code: 23-2011.00
  • OPEID: 003185
  • CIP Code: 22.0302
  • Credential Level: 04=Post Baccalaureate Certificate

Cost

Tuition and Fees $5,950 (includes non- refundable $50.00 application fee and $75.00 deposit.)

Room and Board -- Paralegal students do not live on campus since this is a certificate program offered in the Division of Education /Lifelong Learning.

Books and Supplies

  • Required books average $200.00 each. (As of 6/2014 if all purchased new from the TU bookstore the total cost was $2,079.95)
  • Supplies $100.00 (e.g., calculators and Bluebooks for exams)

Length of time for successful completion

2007-2008: Average number of months - 11.06 (15 graduates)

2008-2009: Average number of months - 13.45 (15 graduates)

2009-2010: Average number of months - 13.94 (31 graduates)

2010-2011: Average number of months - 10.94 (19 graduates)

2011-2012: Average number of months (07/01/11 - 06/30/12)

  • Day students- 8.69 (23 graduates)
  • Evening students-15.8 (10 graduates)

2012-2013: Average number of months (07/01/12 - 06/0/13)

  • Day students- 8 months (7 graduates)
  • Evening students- 15 months (7 graduates)

2013-2014:Average number of months (07/01/13 - 06/30/14)

  • Day students- 8 month (10 graduates)
  • Evening students-15 months (5 graduates)

93% Job Placement for students completing the program and seeking a paralegal career at this time

  • Graduates Working as a Paralegal 6
  • Working in Another Capacity in the Legal Field 1
  • Not seeking Employment at this time 2
  • Graduate Continuing Education (Plans to attend Law School)
  • 4 Graduate Working in Another Field 1 Unable to contact 0 Still seeking employment 1

Median Loan Debt

  • Federal Mean Debt: $ 11,778.17
  • Private Mean Debt: 0
  • Institutional Finance: 0