West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Paralegal Program

2011-2012 Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement
College OPE ID Code: 00133800 Certificate of Achievement - Paralegal


California Community Colleges Taxonomy of Programs (TOP) Code: 140200

Department of Education CIP Code: 22.0302

U.S. Department of Labor Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code: 23-2011

Occupations:Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Legal Clerk, Certified Paralegal

O*NET Occupational Profile: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/23-2011.00

Units required for Certificate of Achievement:40.5

On time graduation rate:The on time graduation rate for 2009-2010 is >9%. Normal time to completion for this program is 18>months.Eleven students were awarded a Certificate of Achievement>:Paralegal certificate in 2009-2010. The majority of students at West Valley College attend part-time, thus preventing them from completing the program in the normal time.

Program Tuition and Fees -Cumulative

California Resident enrolled Full-Time (Program completed in >3 semesters)

Enrollment Fee ($36 per unit for 40.5units)

$

1458

Health Fee ($17 per semester for 3 semesters)

$

51

Parking Permit Fee ($40 per semester for 3 semesters)

$

120

Associated Students Fee ($4 per semester for 3 semesters)

$

12

Campus Center Use Fee ($12 per semester for 3 semesters)

$

36

Books and Supplies($810per semester for 3 semesters, plus $750 in the first semester for a new computer)

$

3180

Course Fees*

$

 

Supplies/Materials Specific to this Program

$

 

Total cost of program

$

4857

*course fees may apply to particular courses - see college catalog for specifics

Non Resident enrolled Full-Time (Program completed in3> semesters)

Enrollment Fee ($36 per unit for 40.5units)

$

1458

Non Resident Tuition Fee ($199per unit for 40.5units)

$

8059.5

Health Fee ($17 per semester for 3 semesters)

$

51

Parking Permit Fee ($40per semester for 3 semesters)

$

120

Associated Students Fee ($4per semester for 3 semesters)

$

12

Campus Center Use Fee ($12per semester for 3 semesters)

$

36

Books and Supplies ($810 per semester for 2 semesters, plus $750 in the first semester for a new computer)

$

3180

Course Fees*

$

 

Supplies/Materials Specific to this Program

$

 

Total cost of program

$

12916.5

*course fees may apply to particular courses - see college catalog for specifics

For additional cost of living expenses associated with attending our Certificate of Achievement - Paralegal program, please visit the following site for a sample student expense budget:
http://www.westvalley.edu/financialaid/cost.html

The job placement rate for students completing the Certificate of Achievement - Paralegal program is not required to be reported at this time.

The median loan debt incurred by students who complete the program is N/A >(data not available if less than 10 students were awarded a certificate for the given year due to privacy issues):

Title IV Loans (median loan debt)

Subsidized Loans

$

N/A

Unsubsidized Loans

$

N/A

Other Loans (median loan debt)

Alternative/Private Loans

$

N/A

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