RICHMOND, Ky. — In its recently released list of 2018 Top Online Paralegal Programs, Paralegal 411 named EKU Online among the nation’s best degree providers. Eastern Kentucky University ranked No. 8, and it was one of only three programs in the top 10 approved by the American Bar Association.
Paralegal 411 recognizes programs demonstrating quality and value that can position graduates for success in the job market. First, they identified not-for-profit, regionally accredited paralegal programs across the United States that offer online classes. Programs were then evaluated using data from reputable sources that included the National Center for Education Statistics. The top online paralegal degree programs were ranked based on methodology comprised of graduation rate, tuition, faculty expertise and national rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The ABA-approved, partially online paralegal program at EKU provides:
- Flexible, focused eight-week terms
- Support and guidance from dedicated academic advisers
- Faculty with either a juris doctorate (J.D.) or Ph.D
- Job placement services
- A unique two-week, on-campus residency with opportunities for developing a professional network and refining professional skills
Earlier in 2018, EKU ranked No. 4 among the Top 20 Paralegal Degree Colleges Online based on research compiled by Online College Plan.