Legal Nurse Consultant Program Costs of Attendance and Gainful Employment - Capital University Law School

Legal Nurse Consultant Program Costs of Attendance and Gainful Employment

  • Costs of Tuition 

    You may find additional program cost information under Tuition and Financial Aid.

    Gainful Employment

    Your education is an important and substantial investment, so we have provided comprehensive and specific information for you about costs, loan indebtedness and employment outcomes.

    Legal Nurse Consultant Program – Full-time
    • Program Level – Graduate/Professional Certificate
    • Program Length – 10 months

    Cost – How much will this program cost me?

    • Tuition and fees: $8,030
    • Books and supplies: $1,100
    • On-campus room and board: Not offered

    You may find additional program cost information under Tuition and Financial Aid.

    *The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming the student completes the program within 10 months. Please note that this information is subject to change.

    Financing – What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?

    Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is as follows:
    • Federal loans: $11,258
    • Private education loans: $0
    • Institutional financing plan: $0

    Success – How long will it take me to complete this program?

    The Legal Nurse Consultant Program is designed to take 10 months to complete. The following are the completion rates for specific classes:

    • January 2015 class – 75% completed in 10 months (3/4).
    • The program did not have a January 2016 class.
    • The January 2018 class will complete the program in November.

    What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

    The following are the job placement rates in the legal profession at graduation for specific classes:

    January 2015 class – 66% (2/3 graduates based on a 100% graduation survey response rate).

    The job placement rate is based on the following factors:

    Name of the accrediting agency this placement rate is calculated for:
    American Bar Association

    Who is included in the calculation of this rate?
    All students who completed the program between August 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

    What types of jobs were these students placed in?
    The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Jobs within the field.

    Positions that recent completers were hired for include: Paralegal, Legal Assistant.

    When were the former students employed?
    The rate is based on program completers as of graduation.

    How were completers tracked?
    Completer/alumni survey (see response rates above).

    Cost of Attendance 

    Program Level – Post-baccalaureate certificate
    Program Length – 10 months (onsite and online portions of each course)
    Number of credit hours for certificate – 20 credit hours (plus a 2-hour mandatory orientation)

    1. What is the total Cost of Attendance for this program?

    • Tuition and fees: $7,920
    • Books and Supplies: $1,100
    • Total Living Expenses: $20,190* 
    • Living Expenses (Housing): $
    • Transportation: $
    • Personal: $
    • Technology Fee (fall and spring semesters): $110
    • Other costs: Students may incur additional costs for travel, food and lodging to attend the required onsite practicum weekend.
    * Living expenses are not costs of the university but are estimated expenses that may be incurred by students

    Program Total (not including other costs): $31,341
    Part-time or Continuing Education Option Tuition Cost: $396 per credit hour

    2. What is the Standard Occupational Classification (“SOC”) code for legal nurse consultants?
    The SOC code for paralegals and legal assistants is 23-2011. For more information about the duties and responsibilities of paralegals and legal assistants, please go to O*NET at

    The SOC code for other Legal Support Workers is 23-2099. For more information about Legal Support Workers, please go to O*NET at