Earn Your Degree in Paralegal Studies at Bucks

Bucks County Community College offers an excellent education in Paralegal Studies at our main campus in Newtown Campus, at a very affordable tuition rate for County residents.

The Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies program will qualify students to serve as paralegals for employment by attorneys, law offices, governmental agencies, or other entities in capacities or functions that involve the performance of specifically delegated substantive legal work, under the ultimate direction and supervision of attorneys.   Learn more.

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Bucks is Excellent.

Ninety-five percent of our students surveyed would recommend Bucks to their friends and family.  That says it all.

Bucks professors love to teach and are accessible to students.  Typical class size is 18-25. Bucks offers more than 75 programs of study.  

Bucks campuses have state-of-the-art science, computer and allied health labs, smartboards in most classrooms, and free WiFi.

New facilities include the 55,000 sq. ft. Lower Bucks Campus in Bristol and the 61,000 sq. ft. new building at the Upper Bucks Campus in Perkasie.  

The beautiful main campus in Newtown, on 200 acres adjacent to Tyler State Park, includes recently renovated lecture halls, library, student center and indoor pool, on-campus child care, gymnasium and wellness center, new allied health and music & multimedia facilities, and the new 9,000 square foot James J. Linksz Pavilion.

Our Bucks Online (Virtual Campus) offers eLearning (online) and hybrid courses with award-winning student support staff.

Bucks is Convenient.

Courses meet days, evenings, weekends and online to fit your schedule.

Courses start eleven months of the year and vary in length from 3 to 15 weeks.

Campuses are located in Newtown, Bristol, Perkasie and online -- access our Virtual Campus's more than 200 courses virtually anywhere with an internet connection.  

Bucks is Affordable.

Estimated tuition and fees are $1,933 per semester, for most full-time (12 credits) Bucks County residents.  

In four semesters Bucks County residents save tens of thousands of dollars compared to freshman and sophomore years at most four-year colleges and universities.  

Earn your Associate degree at Bucks and transfer to a four-year institution for the junior and senior year of your Bachelor's degree.  Two thirds of Bucks students plan to transfer.

You will receive the same Bachelor's diploma as students who started at the four-year institution, but you are likely to graduate with much less debt.  The top five schools to which Bucks students transfer are Temple, Penn State, West Chester, Drexel and La Salle universities. 

More than one-third of Bucks students receive some form of financial aid each year, with more than $19.9 million awarded annually.

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Bucks is an open admission institution, but you must complete a free application to obtain a student ID number and computer username as your first step. (SAT and ACT tests are not required.)

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