Connecticut contains one school that offers corrections programs. University of New Haven has a total student population of 5,770 and is the 438th highest ranked school in America.
Corrections students from Connecticut schools who go on to become correctional counselors, corrections officers, jailers, probation officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 455,350 people working as correctional officers and jailers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,610. Also, Mental health and substance abuse social workers make on average $41,350 per year and there are about 127,140 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 2,850 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $50,560. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $46,080/yr and there are 4,230 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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