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Center For Advanced Legal Studies

Overview of Center For Advanced Legal Studies

Students attend Center for Advanced Legal Studies in Houston, TX, a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Center for Advanced Legal Studies degrees go up to the Post-Baccalaureate certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in law.

Center for Advanced Legal Studies Selectivity

Center for Advanced Legal Studies is selective and does not offer open admission.

Student Body

There are 198 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at Center for Advanced Legal Studies are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of the Center For Advanced Legal Studies is to provide students with the skills, practical and ethical knowledge and abilities which will allow them to excel as paralegals and meet the needs of the legal, governmental and corporate communities."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Center for Advanced Legal Studies

Center for Advanced Legal Studies
3910 Kirby Ste 200
Houston , TX 77098-4151
General Phone: (713) 529-2778
http://www.paralegal.edu

Center for Advanced Legal Studies Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Law139legal assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Center for Advanced Legal Studies in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree771
Postbaccalaureate certificate621

Center for Advanced Legal Studies Student Body

In 2007-2008, Center for Advanced Legal Studies had a total enrollment of 198 students (422 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 77%
Graduate 23%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 44%
Black 28%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 2%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 4%
20-21 8%
22-24 12%
25-29 25%
30-34 11%
35-39 10%
40-49 12%
50-64 4%

Center for Advanced Legal Studies Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year

Center for Advanced Legal Studies Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Houston, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Center for Advanced Legal Studies Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total10550%5100%
Men200%00%
Women8563%5100%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Center for Advanced Legal Studies Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Center for Advanced Legal Studies participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2604700)

Center for Advanced Legal Studies Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Center for Advanced Legal Studies Degree Programs (2007)

Law
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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Center for Advanced Legal Studies Highlights

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What Sets Center for Advanced Legal Studies Apart:

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% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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% of degrees in law
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Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Center for Advanced Legal Studies Female % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%Center for Advanced Legal Studies % students 40 years or older
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Center for Advanced Legal Studies Salaries of full-time faculty
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Center for Advanced Legal Studies Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Career services
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